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Sharon Osbourne: Ozzy Osbourne ‘Doing Incredibly Well’ With Sobriety

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Earlier this year Ozzy Osbourne made the revelation that he had relapsed with drugs and alcohol and offered an apology to his family, friends and the fans for his actions. His wife Sharon Osbourne later revealed that she was "devastated" by Osbourne's actions and that she intended to support Osbourne despite her unhappiness about the situation. In the period since the revelation, the singer has been doing his best to make amends and has maintained his sobriety.

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Ozzy Osbourne Performs Black Sabbath + Solo Hits at ‘An Evening with Women’ Cancer Benefit

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Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne dropped by the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center's 'An Evening with Women' cancer fundraiser on May 18. Hosted by comedienne Kathy Griffin, musicians Natasha Bedingfield and Sia performed at the function, but the highlight of the night was Ozzy himself, who performed a short set consisting of both Black Sabbath and solo hits.

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Ozzy Osbourne on Fallout with Bill Ward: ‘He Couldn’t Remember What the F— We Were Doing’

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Last year, original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward took his exit from the band's reunion plans. Ward had cited an "unsatisfactory contract" as the reason for his departure, but in a new interview, Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne says Ward was unable to meet the physical and mental demands that come with performing a full set behind the kit.

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Ozzy Osbourne – Iron Men of Rock

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Ozzy Osbourne has seen it all, lived it all and somehow survived it all. Osbourne's long running love affair with heavy rock music dates back to the late '60s, a period in which he first played with Geezer Butler in the short-lived Rare Breed. Butler and Osbourne would join with Tony Iommi and Bill Ward in the oddly named Polka Tulk Blues before eventually gravitating toward a harder sound and new moniker in Black Sabbath.

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Ozzy Osbourne Talks ’13,’ Newfound Sobriety, Avoiding Sunlight + More

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We all know Ozzy Osbourne as the 'Prince of Darkness,' but can it be that the Black Sabbath singer is actually be a vampire. In a recent interview, not only did Ozzy spill some interesting details about Sabbath's next album, '13,' but the singer also shared a story on how "fried" he was after spending just 20 minutes in the sun.

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McCollum Family vs. Ozzy Osbourne – Infamous Rock Lawsuits

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In October 1984, 19-year-old John McCollum committed suicide in his bedroom in Indio, Calif. While it was quickly determined that the gun shot wound was self-inflicted, the family didn't feel their son was solely at fault, as it was discovered that McCollum had been listening to the Ozzy Osbourne song 'Suicide Solution' off the 'Blizzard of Ozz' album at the time of his death.

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Sharon Osbourne ‘Devastated’ by Ozzy Osbourne’s Recent Drug + Alcohol Abuse

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Amidst the excitement revolving around Black Sabbath's upcoming album '13,' the personal life of Ozzy Osbourne has made its way into the headlines. In a recent Facebook statement, the Black Sabbath singer admitted a relapse into drug and alcohol abuse after reports had surfaced that Ozzy and his wife Sharon were on the verge of divorce. Having remained silent for some time, Sharon Osbourne recently addressed the two very public situations on her television program 'The Talk.'

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Ozzy Osbourne Discusses the Inspiration Behind Black Sabbath’s New Single ‘God Is Dead?’

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Audiences are just getting familiar with 'God Is Dead?,' the epic track that was just released by Black Sabbath as the first single off their highly anticipated '13' album. Ozzy Osbourne took time out from Australia, where the band is preparing to tour, to call in to Zane Lowe's BBC show to speak about the group's album and he also dished about where the inspiration for the new single came from.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Thankful for Ozzy Osbourne’s Support During Lymphoma Treatment

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Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has a lot to be thankful for as he continues his recovery from lymphoma cancer and he says the support of his bandmates, in particular Ozzy Osbourne, has been so welcome.

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Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Drug and Alcohol Relapse, Apologizes to Family, Friends + Fans

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In a surprising Facebook message posted tonight (April 15), heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne has admitted to "drinking and taking drugs" over the past 18 months. The revelation comes after rumors earlier today that he has split with his wife Sharon.

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