Ozzy Osbourne

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    The Metrodome's musical history: A look back

    On Sunday, the final Vikings' game will take place at the Metrodome, their indoor football home since 1982. And beginning shortly afterward, the Dome will be demolished in order to build the new Vikings stadium. In addition to all of the unforgettable (but mostly frustrating) sports' memories that h ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    First Avenue named no. 3 best "big room" in America by Rolling Stone

    People were understandably miffed when First Avenue was left off Rolling Stone's Best Clubs in America list recently. Several of the comments proclaim the general sentiment of "Hello...ever heard of First Ave???" Well, the voting pool of musicians, managers, and industry folks -- Spoon's Britt Dani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    The 25 creepiest heavy metal album covers

    By Jason RocheHalloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    25 gorgeous GIFs from Lollapalooza 2012

    See Also:Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about you[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day One: The Music[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day Two: The Music [Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day Three: The Music[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012: The PeopleReady for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    Black Sabbath at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12

    See Also:M83 at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youBest of Lollapalooza 2012, day one: Afghan Whigs, Die Antwoord, and moreBlack SabbathLollapalooza at Grant Park, ChicagoFriday, August 3, 2012In 2012, being a purist fan of rock (of varying hardness) is getting tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Mark Mallman tour diary, Vol. 9: November rain

    ​Days of no consequence. Minneapolis edged November. My turmoil was a batholith hidden deep within. The new record was closer to "The Red Bedroom" than anything I'd written in 10 years. Brad was forced to cancel our mix session in Kentucky, so tracking it round Minneapolis would be a new change. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Will Shatner, the ultimate 'Iron Man'

    ​So just when you'd managed to excise every last trace of the lava-bed crunch-munch of plodding, misanthropic metal mayhem that is The View from your cranium, shameless hambone thespian William Shatner crashes the random-heavy-metal-news-sweepstakes party with what's gotta be the most cringe-worth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Ozzy Osbourne at the Target Center, 1/12/11

    Photos by Tony Nelson - click for slideshow​Ozzy OsbourneJanuary 12, 2011Target Center, MinneapolisComing up from Mankato on a cold Wednesday night, 10-year-old Grady Wolters and his dad, Todd, were anxious to see the Prince of Darkness himself, Ozzy Ozbourne, finally perform. Grady's old man firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Ozzy Osbourne couldn't convince Slash or Rob Halford to brave Minneapolis in January

    ​Though he was originally scheduled to perform with Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, Ozzy Osbourne's rescheduled gig at the Target Center tomorrow night is being billed as "An Evening with Ozzy Osbourne" -- meaning the Prince of Darkness will be going at it alone.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Ozzy Osbourne postpones Sunday's Target Center show

    ​Ozzy Osbourne is postponing his Sunday night show at the Target Center by exactly one month due to an ear infection, the venue tells us today. The Prince of Darkness is suffering from "complications" from his infection which are preventing him from performing; his rescheduled tour will kick off i ... More >>

  • Music

    April 1, 2009

    Legendary heavy-metal DJ Tawn Mastrey—the disease that took her life

    Tawn's sister Cara works hard to raise awareness

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Count Vesuvius tonight at the 7th Street Entry

    Ear plugs are for pantywaists. After hearing Count Vesuvius, all other sound will pale in comparison.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    The Popstream: Cindy & Bert, "Der Hund von Baskerville"

    Finished with my woman 'cause she -- wait, hold on a sec, what?

  • Music

    July 30, 2008

    Death to Our Enemies say punk's not dead

    The group works to avenge garage rock's untimely death, one PBR at a time

  • Feature

    March 19, 2008

    Sex, Drugs, & Awesome Hair

    The glamtacular history of 1980s heavy metal in the Twin Cities

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2008
  • Music

    September 5, 2007

    What's Playing

    Top 10 spins this week at 93X, KXXR

  • Unknown

    April 18, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 26, 2007

    1/26 Morning Communiqué

    Many Canadian citizens realizing they're no longer citizens, investigators looking into racist MLK Day college party, Hugh H ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2006

    Lullabies for the Deranged

    Wallow in the mire of the year's best scuzz rock

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006
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    January 20, 2006

    For those about to risk exposure to rabies, we hospitalize you for observation!

    It's been 24 years, but an entire nation remembers what it was doing that fateful day... From the always indispensable Jan 20 1982 Rock musician Ozzy Osbourne is hospitalized in Des Moines IA after he bites the head off of a dead bat. The bat was tossed on stage by a fan during ... More >>

  • Arts

    September 28, 2005

    The Great Pretender

    Making a Good Impression with Celebrity Impersonator Dale Preston

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Minnesota's Fifty Greatest Hits

    The greatest Minnesota-made records of all time

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2005

    What, Did Ashlee Cost Too Much?

    Meet the Barkers repackages a classic dichotomy Ozzy and Sharon have finally ordered the cameras off their feces-strewn property. Nick and Jessica have packed up their belongings and fled to less invasive pastures. Even Ashlee Simpson's televised train wreck has slowed to a smoldering halt. Unfort ... More >>

  • Arts

    January 26, 2005

    Breaking the Ice

    The Soap Factory's Art Shanty Projects turn life on the frozen lake into a work of art

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    Artists of the Year

    12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...

  • Music

    June 9, 2004

    Harmonic Convergence

    Zebulon Pike and the fastidious art of kicking ass

  • Music

    May 12, 2004
  • Music

    October 30, 2002

    Living Out Loud

    The Dames blast ears from Duluth to the Twin Cities

  • Music

    October 31, 2001

    Turning J.A.P.anese

    The Cagey Sweet J.A.P. Bring Japanese Punk Into the Local Scene

  • Music

    May 23, 2001
  • Sports

    May 16, 2001

    House Party

    Croquet fields and castles, Dune buggies and shark tanks: MTV's Cribs visits the estates of the new rich and famous

  • Arts

    March 28, 2001

    DV or Not DV?

    That was the question at the South by Southwest Film Festival, where digital video reigned and good ol' film went south

  • News

    September 8, 1999
  • Movies

    February 24, 1999

    Tapped Out

    The geezer-rock comedy Still Crazy tries to pour another round of modern-day limey schmaltz

  • News

    June 10, 1998

    Band Stand

    35 concerts to soundtrack your summer.

  • News

    September 10, 1997

    Main Street

    Wing Young Huie's Lake Street portfolio.

  • Music

    June 25, 1997

    Manson Rituals

    Battling Satan: Anti-Manson activists praying last week at the Metrodome

  • Movies

    December 4, 1996