The last album of rock and roll legend Ozzy Osbourne is coming back after thirty years. The musician announced that his solo album ‘No More Tears’ is getting a makeover and making a comeback on its 30th anniversary. It will have 12 new rare and unreleased tracks. To celebrate, Ozzy also announced the special vinyl version of the album along with the digital upgrade. The vinyl set has two options. One will include a two-disc set on black vinyl, And the exclusive one will have the heavyweight red and yellow vinyl with a special photo booklet.
For those of you who don’t know Ozzy Osbourne, he is called the “Prince of Darkness” for his contribution to the music industry. Originally known as John Michael “Ozzy” Osbourne rose to fame in the 1970s when he was the lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Being one of the beginners, he and his band became the foundation for heavy metal. With his reality music show “Ozzfest” he also gave a huge platform to up-and-coming heavy bands.
Ozzy On His Private Life
Ozzy thanks his father a lot as he was the one who got him a microphone. He even calls it the best gift of his life that he has ever got. Being in his 70s, Ozzy is playing on live tours along with famous guitar foil, Zakk Wylde. Talking about his personal life, he revealed that he has been clean and sober for more than five years now. Talking about all the negative press about him, he said that he is not proud of any of that. He says that he is lucky that his wife Sharron never walked out on him and forgave him whenever he messed up.
The Ups And Downs Of Ozzy Ozbourne’s Career
Ozz left his school at the age of 16. He got into things like menial jobs, including a stint in a slaughterhouse that led him to prison for a brief time. After his release, he went on to make a new start and pursue music. Teaming up with bass player Terence “Geezer” Butler, guitarist Tony Iommi and drummer Bill Ward, he formed the band Polka Tulk Blues in 1968. They began experimenting with the hard-driving, amplified sound also known as the heavy metal genre. This caught the eyes of record producers. Getting a base, they changed their name to
“Earth” and later on Black Sabbath. The band signed with Vertigo Records in 1970 and changed the music industry with their dope music.
In 1975, it began going down for the band. Their songs weren’t getting the recognition they were supposed to. The intake of drugs and alcohol only made it worse. After the release of Never Say Die in 1978, the band parted ways with Ozzy. Ozzy went on to release his debut solo album titled “Blizzard of Ozz.” Throughout his career, he struggled with a bit of drugs. Eventually going to rehab and announcing his last album, “No More Tears” on his release. Later in 2011, he went on to release his eighth solo album titled Down to Earth.
Ozzy Osbourne Net Worth
Estimating the net worth of Ozzy Osbourne, it falls around $220 million. Even after taking a break and not currently making music, he is still one of the richest musicians in the community of rock and roll. He has sold over 100 million copies of his albums. Other than his music records, his concert tours are also a source of earning. In the pre-covid times, he went on the tour in 2018. The name of his tour was “No More Tours II.” Other than the music, he has also worked in TV shows that adds to his net worth too. Their reality TV show “The Osbournes” made him $50,000 for each family member. By the next season, it rose to $5 million.
If combined the net worth of Ozzy Osbourne with his wife Sharron Ozbourne, it doubles up to $440 million. The Ozbourne couple being this rich doesn’t mean that it’s the same with other family members as well. Their cards are worth way less than them and are just popular for their parents and reality TV show’s sake.
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