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It's no secret that both Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have had some issues with Sharon's side of the family. Sharon's father Don Arden, who managed Black Sabbath early in the band's career, was apparently involved in shady business practices for many years. That, along with personal problems, led to an estrangement between Don and Sharon which lasted two decades. The family drama hasn't stopped there, however, as evidenced in personal Facebook posts from Ozzy and Sharon directed at Sharon's brother David Levy.
Jim Root fans, we've got some bad news and some amazing news. Of course, we'll start with the bad news. Stone Sour have announced that Root will not be touring with the band on their upcoming winter tour. However, Root's absence is for good reason, as he's chosen to spend the time writing with Slipknot for the band's next album!
Maynard James Keenan's 50th birthday isn't until May of next year, but the multitalented rocker has already got the day planned. On May 10, 2014, Keenan will celebrate his half-century on Earth by performing with both A Perfect Circle and Puscifer in Los Angeles. Adding to the excitement, L.A. alternative rock band Failure, who recently announced plans to reunite, will also play the celebration.
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