Ozzy News: OzTV webisodes from Brazil, Clips from “Thirty Years After The Blizzard”, Visiting the Panamanian President (photos), Clips from “God Bless Ozzy Osbourne”
Here’s the latest OzTV webisodes from thee April 7, 2011 concert at Citibank Hall in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and April 9, 2011 show at Mineirinho in Belo Horizone, Brazil,
Out May 31, the 30th-anniversary edition of “Blizzard Of Ozz” CD includes the original album in its entirety, restored and remastered for this edition, with bonus tracks, while the new legacy edition of “Diary Of A Madman” includes the original album in its entirety, restored and remastered for this edition, with a bonus second CD of previously unreleased live performances featuring Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads with rhythm section Rudy Sarzo (bass) and Tommy Aldridge (drums). A single-disc version of the remastered “Diary Of A Madman” will also be available.
For serious fans and collectors, the limited edition 30th-anniversary deluxe boxed set houses the restored and remastered vinyl and CD editions of “Blizzard Of Ozz” and “Diary Of A Madman”, the “Ozzy Live” compact disc. Beyond the music, the box set is highlighted by a variety of exclusives including an expansive 100-page coffee table book, a two-sided wall-size poster, a precise and detailed full-size replica of Ozzy’s iconic gold cross that he has worn for 30 years, and “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” DVD.
This new “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” DVD chronicles Ozzy’s years with Randy Rhoads features previously unseen footage of Ozzy and Randy filmed in 1981 and 1982; it incorporates rare archival photos and films; along with new and revelatory interviews with Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Lemmy (MOTÖRHEAD), Steve Vai, Nikki Sixx, Rob Halford, Zakk Wylde, Bill Ward and more. The DVD also contains over 70 minutes of additional rare live performances and interviews; included is the premiere of more than 30 minutes of newly-discovered never-bootlegged footage of Ozzy and Randy from the “Blizzard Of Ozz” tour shot from the front of the stage at New York’s fabled Palladium on May 2, 1981.
The DVD contains “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” documentary — and additional rare and unreleased performances and interviews.
Here’s a snippet from the “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” documentary in which Judas Priest singer Rob Halford talks about “Blizzard of Ozz”.
Here’s Ozzy talking about how well he and Randy Rhoads worked together.
Ozzy visited Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli at the Palacio de las Garzas (Herons’ Palace) the afternoon of the singer’s concert at Figali Convention Center in Amador, Panama on April 19, 2011. Here’s some photos:
”God Bless Ozzy Osbourne” (formerly “Wreckage Of My Past”), the much-anticipated “intimate” documentary that delves deep into the life of heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne, will be shown at the 10th annual Tribeca Film Festival, which runs from April 20 to May 1 in New York City. “God Bless Ozzy Osbourne” will be the first release from Jacko Productions, a company started by Ozzy’s son Jack Osbourne.
* Sunday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m. – BMCC Tribeca PAC
* Thursday, Apr 28 at 9:30 p.m. – SVA Theater 1 Silas
* Saturday, Apr 30 at 1:00 p.m. – AMC Loews Village 7 – 2
Here’s a trailer and a great clip from the movie with Sharon Osbourne talking about the dove biting episode: