Rob Zombie vs. Ozzy Osbourne – President of Heavy Metal Election, Finals
After starting out with 16 candidates and following two extremely close semifinal matches, Rob Zombie and Ozzy Osbourne have emerged as the final contenders for the coveted position of President of Heavy Metal. Your votes got them to this point, and now your votes will help decide the ultimate winner.
Zombie narrowly defeated Motorhead legend Lemmy Kilmister in his semifinal battle, while Osbourne took down the ‘Metal God’ himself, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, by the slimmest of margins. Now, the two face off to determine who will become the President of Heavy Metal.
Will it be Rob Zombie? The frontman has taken the metal world by storm over the last 25 years as both a member of White Zombie and as a successful solo act. Or will it be Ozzy Osbourne? As both the lead singer of the godfathers of heavy metal, Black Sabbath, and as an iconic solo artist, the Prince of Darkness has left a tremendous impact on heavy metal music.
Yes, we know there’s another election going on, as well, and we encourage all U.S. citizens of age to vote, but the President of Heavy Metal election is open to everyone in the metal universe, regardless of age or nationality. So exercise your right to vote, and help determine who will hold the all-important post of President of Heavy Metal.
Voting for the finals ends Nov. 6 at 11:59PM ET. The winner will be revealed on Nov. 7. Vote in the poll below, and check out the full bracket to see the history of this year’s President of Heavy Metal election.