Ozzy Osbourne promises no bat-biting on the Bark at the Moon tour, “just a rock and roll show”

By Steve Newton On March 23, 1984, Ozzy Osbourne played Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum on a bill with guests Motley Crue and Waysted. The Ozzman was touring behind his third solo album, Bark at the Moon, which introduced primo guitarist Jake E. Lee to the hard-rock world. Looking back, that week in March of '84 was … Continue reading Ozzy Osbourne promises no bat-biting on the Bark at the Moon tour, “just a rock and roll show”

Ozzy Osbourne in ’82: fallen guitar heroes and bitten bats

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JUNE 11, 1982 By Steve Newton Over the years, few heavy metal frontmen have proven their stamina and staying power like Ozzy Osbourne. After eight years and eight albums with the legendary Black Sabbath, Osbourne left the group in 1979 and it looked as though he was hanging up … Continue reading Ozzy Osbourne in ’82: fallen guitar heroes and bitten bats