Tag Archives: Ozzfest

1999 ‘Ozzfest’ documentary ‘We Sold Our Souls For Rock ‘N’ Roll’ to screen in Los Angeles this Friday

Posted by on August 14, 2023

  Penelope Spheeris, the visionary behind The Decline of Western Civilization (1981) and Wayne’s World (1992) revisits hard rock and metal in the late ’90s. The film, which remained largely unpublicized, boasts Sharon Osbourne as its producer and delves into the aftermath of the 1999 edition of Ozzfest. In this cinematic journey, Spheeris skillfully captures […]

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Watch video of virtual Ozzfest performances from Ozzy Osbourne, Motorhead & more

Posted by on November 15, 2022

  Ozzfest made its return this weekend, although not as you would remember.  For its first jaunt since 2018, the metal festival went virtual as part of the larger Decentraland Metaverse Music Festival from November 10-13.  Ozzfest brought together a handful of metal and hard rock heavyweights this year, including Ozzy Osbourne himself, Megadeth, Motorhead, […]

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Watch rare Ozzfest documentary

Posted by on July 15, 2019

A rare documentary following Ozzfest 1999 has surfaced online. Titled We Sold Our Souls for Rock ‘n Roll was originally released back in 2001 and had a limited amount of screenings. However, the film never got picked up to major distributors. The documentary was directed by Penelope Spheeris, who is referred to as a ‘rock […]

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Watch Rob Zombie perform “Helter Skelter” at Ozzfest w/Marilyn Manson & Nikki Sixx

Posted by on January 2, 2019

This past New Year’s Eve (31st), Rob Zombie helped conclude 2018 by performing at Ozzfest at the Forum in Los Angeles, CA. During his set, Marilyn Manson and Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx joined the shock rocker on stage to perform the Beatles cover “Helter Skelter.”

Check out the fan-filmed footage below:

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Second stage lineup revealed for Ozzfest on New Year’s Eve

Posted by on October 25, 2018

Ozzy Osbourne surprised us when he announced Ozzfest will be held on New Year’s Eve at the Forum in Los Angeles, CA. The lineup for the main stage has already been revealed as we are excited to see Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Jonatan Davis, and Body Count. Today (25th) the lineup for the […]

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Ozzy Osbourne to headline Ozzfest on New Year’s Eve

Posted by on October 22, 2018

Ozzfest will be held on New Year’s Eve at the Forum in Los Angeles, CA, and we can’t think of a better way to ring in 2019. Ozzy Osbourne will headline the event and joining him on the bill will be Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, KoRn’s Jonathan Davis, and Body Count. On December 31st, the […]

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Ozzy hints at Ozzfest 2018 in NY

Posted by on June 25, 2018

This time last year, Ozzfest Meets Knotfest was announced. While we haven’t heard an announcement yet for this year, we can only assume we will find out by early July. This is after expecting the festival will be scheduled to take place around the same time as last year in early November. Looking at Ozzy’s […]

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Ozzfest “will still go on,” despite Ozzy’s farewell tour

Posted by on February 8, 2018

  Ozzy Osbourne has recently revealed North American dates for his farewell tour w/ Stone Sour that will kick off later this summer. The prince of darkness has also clarified this final trek doesn’t mean he’s retiring anytime soon. It is safe to say that we can expect to see sporadic show dates over the […]

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Even my Mom Likes Slayer… sort of

Posted by on January 23, 2018

There’s a reason why most of the Metal Insider crew was taken aback when Slayer revealed their next tour would be their last. Whatever your thoughts are about their catalogue or wherever you’d rank them amongst the Big 4, Slayer is truly a larger than life band. Simply play the first few seconds of any […]

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Today in Oz: Ozzfest sues Ozy fest

Posted by on October 20, 2017

Ozzfest traces back to 1996, and its extensive history shows the wide range of rock and heavy metal acts along with the Prince of darkness. Over the years we have seen Slayer, Danzig, Sepultura, Fear Factory, Coal Chamber, Tool, Megadeth, Motorhead, Machine Head, Marilyn Manson, Black Sabbath, Rob Zombie, Slipknot, Static-X, Pantera, Kittie, Soulfly, Black […]

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