Photograph of Ozzy Osbourne with fangs
Personalities Inc. Gaithersburg, MD 301-963-3995 copyright 1983 Monowise Ltd.
John Michael “Ozzy” Osbourne was the lead singer for Black Sabbath from 1969 until his dismissal in 1979. Several of his nicknames include Ozzy, the Prince of Darkness, The Godfather of Metal and Madman. As a solo artist, he released eleven albums of which the first seven earned multi-platinum certification in the United States. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Black Sabbath and into the UK Music Hall of Fame as a solo artist. Ozzy has admittedly abused drugs and alcohol for the majority of his life. HIs behavior during this bouts, such as biting the heads off animals, has contributed to his success. Most recently he and his family were on the MTV reality television show, The Osbournes.