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Ozzy Osbourne: ‘I Didn’t Expect To Live Past 30′

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He is truly a living legend, so it's only appropriate that Ozzy Osbourne was given that very award along with his Black Sabbath bandmates during the recent Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards in London. Despite this, Ozzy later revealed that in during his younger days, he "didn't expect to live past 30."

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Black Sabbath Lead Winners at Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards

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Black Sabbath have enjoyed a banner year and it just got better at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour at London's Roundhouse. The group won three of the night's top honors at the event.

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Black Sabbath Announce 2014 North American Tour Dates

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Black Sabbath have traveled the globe in 2013, touring in support of their comeback album '13.' The shows will continue into 2014, with the band a new run of North American dates beginning in March.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi To Receive Honorary Degree from UK University

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

"Riff Lord" and "Godfather of Metal" are two nicknames that have been ascribed to guitar legend Tony Iommi, but now he has a more professional one: Doctor. That's right, the Black Sabbath founder and mainstay will have the prestigious honorary doctorate bestowed upon him by Coventry University in England.

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Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Inspires Respect Among Peers at Bass Player Live Event

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

The Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards took place Saturday night (Nov. 9) in Los Angeles and you'd be hard pressed to find a better honoree than Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler. The bassist, who received a lifetime achievement award from event sponsor Hartke, was also saluted with a 10-song tribute featuring some of metal's top names.

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Drummer Bill Ward Reveals He ‘Can’t Listen’ To Black Sabbath’s ’13′ Album

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While the rest of of the world has embraced Black Sabbath's latest album, '13' with open arms, one person who can't bare to listen to the disc is the band's estranged drummer Bill Ward.

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Metal Greats Salute Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler at Bass Player Live! Concert

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

The Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards Show honored musicians who too often get overlooked, though there was hardly any introduction needed for the night's top honoree -- Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler. Hartke helped line up some of metal's biggest names on Saturday night (Nov. 9) at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre to salute the man who helped paved the way for their own careers.

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Kid Drummer Jams Black Sabbath’s ‘Wicked World’ – Best of YouTube

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YouTube: akubeagle

The world today is no longer such a wicked place if there's 10-year-old kids like this playing drums to Black Sabbath songs! It's one of Sabbath's best songs from the early days and is a refreshing sight to see this youngster pull off!

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Ozzy Osbourne vs. Corey Taylor – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 2

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Mary Oullette, SheWillShootYou.com

We have the face of Ozzfest competing against one of Ozzfest's most successful stars going at it in Round 2 of our Greatest Metal Frontman tournament as Ozzy Osbourne faces Corey Taylor!

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Ozzy Osbourne vs. Oderus Urungus – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Loudwire

Our Greatest Metal Frontman tournament is under way, and it’s the Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne, against the Scumdog of the Universe, Oderus Urungus, in this intriguing first-round matchup!

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