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Vote Ozzy Out Of Black Sabbath?

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Irate Black Sabbath fans have started a petition online to get Ozzy Osbourne out of Black Sabbath. They claim he's not committed to the band, and this is is holding back the metal legends. The petition is at http://www.petitiononline.com/FireOzzy/petition.html

Source: Total Rock

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1. brandedcfh420 writes:

well, having seen ozzy 3 times and sabbath 3 times i will say KICK THE FUKER....ozzy is like sharon...EGO-MANIAC...."all attention on me!!!"" sharon has trashed her family to the point of death...(familywise)...she has destroyed ozzfest with outrageous prices,horrible bands, ozzfest 2000 was the best!! now the osbournes need to go back to the closet and shut up.....IF IT WASNT FOR MTV WE PROBABLY WOULDNT BE HATING THEM SO MUCH.....BUT EVERYWHERE YOU LOOK OZZY,SHARON,OZZY,SHARON,ETC.......go to hell you limey bastards......AND SHARON.....YOU SUK DONKEY ASS!!!

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 11:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. MadK writes:

Whatthefukkever! I know Tony, Geezer, and Bill are the driving force behind sabbath
musically but Ozzy is the voice of Sabbath. The only logic I can see is Ozzy's health
crisis that is affecting him and posibly having a final tour with Ray Gillen and Ronnie
James Dio doing some songs as a tribute to this great band! Sharon if anyone is
to blame for making a mockery on Mr. Osborne. Sucky bands? Dude last year
Judas Priest, Slayer, Dimmu Borgir, BLS, Lamb Of God and God Forbid played at
Ozzfest believe you me it was well worth the ticket price!!!

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 1:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. me writes:

still peeved off with Ozzy ,since the one and only time that the Ozzfest came to Ireland, only to find out when we got to the gates that Ozzy wasnt playing because of a serious illness, but yet still managed to scream his lungs out the next night in Donington, England . Dont get me wrong , I agree that Oz is (was) the voice of Sabbath, but the honour of best Sab albums have to go to R.J.Dio, what a line up that was with powerful songs.

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. LOK HIMMM writes:

OZZY IS PAST HIS PRIME. HE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN CHANGING THE FACE OF ROCK, AMONG MANY GREAT DEEDS, BUT NOW IT WOULD BE BEST TO JUST RETIRE, AND BE REMEMBERED FOR WHAT HE WAS, INSTEAD OF TRYING TO TOUR AS JUST A SHADOW OF HIS FORMER SELF. DON'T GET ME WRONG, I STILL LOVE OZZY, BUT SOMETIMES ONE HAS TO SAY ENOUGH. HIMMM!!!!

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 3:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. runk the tunk writes:

I if ozzy is not in sabbath, I don't want anything to do with it.

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 4:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Rue writes:

I agree with those who say Ozzy is past his prime years. It's become clearly evident through the numerous shows he has had to sit out, and through The Osbournes tv show. But I don't think you can just kick Ozzy out of Black Sabbath. And I think there are alot more fans throughout the world who would want Ozzy to stay in Sabbath...these people are just a small number when compared to all the Sabbath fans...I agree LOK HIMMM, he should retire. Not get kicked out because of a worthless petition....Although I would like to see Ozzy perform live at least once...I went to the Camden Ozzfest..and lucky me...Ozzy had laryngitis. It was cool that Rob Halford filled in.

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. LOK HIMMM writes:

ONE OF THE "FEW" ADVANTAGES OF BIENG AN OLD ROCKER IS THAT I'VE GOTTEN TO SEE A LOT OF OLDER ARTISTS LIKE OZZY AND RONNIE JAMES DIO IN THIER PRIME WHILE THEY WERE WITH SABBATH. THERES NOTHING LIKE JAMMING WITH SABBATH FOR THREE HOURS, BEING SO CLOSE TO STAGE OZZY LOOKS DIRECTLY AT YOU AND SAYS "WHAT'S UP", TO FEEL THE HEAT FROM THE FLAMES, TO BE BLINDED BY THE LASERS, TO BE ABLE TO SPARK ONE UP, TAKE A FEW HITS, AND THEN TOSS IT UP ON STAGE AND WATCH THEM TAKE A FEW HITS, AND NOT HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE POLICE CHARGING UP ON YOU AND TRYING TO BEAT YOU OUT OF THE CONCERT. YES, SADLY THOSE DAYS ARE GONE, FADED AWAY TO HAPPY MEMORIES. TO ME OZZY, RJD, GEEZER AND THE GUYS, RITCHIE BLACKMORE, EDGAR WINTERS, AND COUNTLESS OTHERS WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AS THE GREATS THAT WERE, NOT THE SHELLS THAT ARE. HIMMM!!!!

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 5:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. red_diamonds_420 writes:

Thats why its alot harder being a vocalist than majority of the people think. You can sat oh im the bands singer and you'd think it would be easy. But singing is alot harder than most people give it...and besides if i was hashed out and shroomed out like Ozzy was each night during "Sabbaths prime" I'm sure I wouldnt be able to sing myself

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 5:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. relentless austin writes:

Where was I when Sabbath got back together?
We haven't seen a new studio album yet from them, so I don't think a few reunion tours over
the last several years constitutes getting back together. "He's not commited to the band."
Ozzy hasn't really been commited to Sabbath in what, 25 years? I don't understand what the big deal is. If they should decide to do another album and tour, GREAT!!! If not, we still have all the old songs
to listen to. Let it go already!

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 8:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. BLACK DOG writes:

Obviously the band does not care keeping this in mind . Why bother ?

# Jan 19, 2005 @ 9:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. LOK HIMMM writes:

OZZY DOES'NT EVEN WANT TO PROMOTE BLACK SABBATH ANYMORE, CALLING IT "NOT HIS BAND". HIMMM!!!!

# Jan 20, 2005 @ 4:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. lilkim writes:

OZZY IS THE BEST !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! take him away and u have ? NOTHING!

# Feb 2, 2005 @ 12:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. ILOVEOZZY writes:

I LOVE OZZY!

# Feb 2, 2005 @ 12:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. FUCKTHENORM writes:

hey man dunt diss ozzy hes a f***in nut-case and was and always be the voice of Sabbath and R.J dio is a prick sabbath churned out ther best stuff wen ozzy was ther but sabbath will nvr again be sabbath as they should be ozzy has too big solo fan base to commit to sabbath again

# Feb 2, 2005 @ 2:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. cantspeak writes:

Plain and simple, all the greatest Sabbath songs (Paranoid, War Pigs, The Wizard, NIB, Planet Caravan, Hand of Doom, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath) were Ozzy Osbourne era songs. Although Ronnie James Dio has a good voice, and made some cool stuff with Sabbath, he couldnt sing the Ozzy songs correctly. Without Ozzy, Black Sabbath is nothing.

# Feb 4, 2005 @ 8:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Hypsotech writes:

Ive seen sabbath at least 7 times with 3 different singers and believe me Ozzfest & the original lineup is the best ive ever seen them. No comparison ozzy is still the master.

# Feb 9, 2005 @ 9:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. FUCCKING NONSENSE!!! aka remembermetal? writes:

HOLDING THEM BACK?!?!??!?!?!??!??!?!?!?.....hold on a minute....let me rub my eyes here...okay....

damn...it still says holding them back....


THEY ARE LEGENDS.....THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR METAL and DOZENS AND DOZENS OF METAL SUB-GENRES....fukking lunacy...

ozzy has a complex along the lines of feeling inferior to everyone around him....when has he ever boasted about himself??? (this to post number one...)...other than calling himself the prince of fukking darkness which i think he pretty much earned....

Noone took Sabbath seriously without ozzy...despite being a damn good singer, dio just lacked something.

be honest with yourselves....noones going to say "oh i cant wait to see Sabbath with the new singer in it"......their not some fresh upstart band or a super-group who can pull one good member from 4 other dead bands.....their living bloody legends till they call it day

heh new singer...thats still funny 5 minutes later

# Feb 9, 2005 @ 9:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Billy writes:

f***!

# Feb 13, 2005 @ 9:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. phil writes:

ozzy the f***ing prince of darkness f*** u punkass b****es

# Feb 13, 2005 @ 7:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. josh writes:

keep ozzy on he will rule the underworld forever

# Feb 16, 2005 @ 2:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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