Geezer Butler

photo credit: Dave Mead courtesy of Lollapalooza

Black Sabbath Reunite, Rock Lollapalooza Day 1

Lollapalooza’s first day featured an incredibly eclectic assortment of acts, but perhaps none seemed quite as left-of-center as, oddly, Black Sabbath.

08/04/2012

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What To Expect From Black Sabbath’s Lollapalooza Set

In the mid-’90s, Sharon Osbourne tried to get Ozzy Osbourne on the Lollapalooza tour (at that time, Lollapalooza was an alternative rock/hip-hop summer tour). Apparently, the organizers of the festival said that Ozzy wouldn’t fit in on the bill. Sharon decided to start a metal-centric festival and launched Ozzfest. That tour was the impetus behind Ozzy rejoining Black Sabbath in 1997.

08/02/2012

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