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Initial Ozzfest 2006 Tour Dates Released

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The initial dates for Ozzfest 2006 have been announced. The tour dates are as follows:

Jul. 01 - San Francisco, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
Jul. 02 - Sacramento, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
Jul. 07 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Pavilion
Jul. 08 - San Bernardino, CA @ Hyundai Pavilion
Jul. 14 - Kansas City, KS @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Jul. 15 - St. Louis, MO @ UMB Bank Pavilion
Jul. 16 - Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul. 19 - Detroit, MI @ DTE Music Energy Center
Jul. 21 - Columbus, OH @ Germain Amphitheatre
Jul. 22 - East Troy, WI @ Alpine Valley Music Theatre
Jul. 23 - Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
Jul. 26 - Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion
Jul. 27 - Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Jul. 29 - New York, NY @ Randall's Island
Jul. 30 - Hartford, CA @ New England Dodge Music Center
Aug. 01 - Boston, MA @ Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
Aug. 04 - Camden, NJ @ Tweeter Center at The Waterfront
Aug. 05 - Bristow, VA @ Nissan Pavilion
Aug. 06 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Verizon Virginia Beach
Aug. 09 - Raleigh, NC @ Alltel Pavilion
Aug. 13 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Sound Advice Amphiheatre

To recap, the official lineup for this year's Ozzfest is as follows:

Main Stage:

OZZY OSBOURNE (10 shows only)
SYSTEM OF A DOWN
DISTURBED
TBA**
HATEBREED
LACUNA COIL

**Major main-stage band to be announced on May 23

Second Stage:

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY
ATREYU
UNEARTH
BLEEDING THROUGH
NORMA JEAN

Second Stage (rotating):

A LIFE ONCE LOST
STRAPPING YOUNG LAD
THE RED CHORD
FULL BLOWN CHAOS
WALLS OF JERICHO
ALL THAT REMAINS
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

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1. mustaine writes:

THIS Tour will BLOW..UNHOLY ALLIANCE HERE I COME.....

# Mar 10, 2006 @ 12:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. slayerhead writes:

im not paying 45 bucks to see strapping young lad but i am dropping 40 to see SLAYYYYYYYYYERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Mar 10, 2006 @ 1:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. edge-of-forever writes:

id love to see syl again, and i've heard the red chord are awesome....but f*** pretty much every other band on this tour. huge nose dive after the last two years.

# Mar 10, 2006 @ 2:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. eddie is real writes:

i got tickets today for unholy aliance i cant wait milwaukee wisconsin f*** yea

# Mar 10, 2006 @ 6:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Robs Car Broke Down writes:

They should end ozzfest and have dio, danzig, manowar, dragonfroce, 3inches of blood tour together and call it AWESOMEFEST

# Mar 10, 2006 @ 6:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. B-rad writes:

The tour won't suck as much as you make it seem, there's just alot of non-metal bands there. Like Disturbed and SOAD, but System is awesome either way.

# Mar 10, 2006 @ 7:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. a disappointed fan writes:

did yall forget to come to TEXAS????? OR what the f**k ?? dont forget this is where dimebag is from fu**ers!!??

# Mar 11, 2006 @ 3:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. sevenchurches writes:

this will blow chunks

# Mar 11, 2006 @ 9:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. georgie s. writes:

you must be kidding with this line up.i wouldnt go if they were giving tickets AWAY.is sharon out of her mind.she ruined the awesome black sabbath with all her bullsh** now shes ruining ozzfest.ive gone for the last 3 years and im 49 years old. not this year!

# Mar 11, 2006 @ 11:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. cowboysfromhell writes:

PANTARA MOTHER F U C K E R S!!!!!!!!! ZAKK WYLDE COULD PLAY WITH THEM!!!!!

# Mar 11, 2006 @ 11:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. cowboysfromhell writes:

P.S. MAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDENMAIDEN

# Mar 11, 2006 @ 11:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. well hung writes:

people should boy-cot ozzfest as it isnt worth going to.send a message to the low life wife of mr. osbourne.people arent going to spend hard earned cash on a show just because its called ozzfest.ozzy is the only one on the card that i even want to see,and theres no guarantee youll see him as hes only doing 10 shows.are we supposed to guess which ones hes going to do?dont waste my time ass-face sharon.

# Mar 11, 2006 @ 11:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. cowgirls from hell writes:

to cowboys from hell.dont be an ass,why would anyone want to see a sh** band like maiden?

# Mar 11, 2006 @ 11:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. cowgirls from hell writes:

cowboy from hell are you from fudgepack mountain?

# Mar 11, 2006 @ 11:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. badluckmaniac writes:

i must say ozzfest is very decieving this yaer no where on there main site does it say OZZY is ONLY doing ten shows they make it look like he's a main headliner, I hope they say what 10 shows hes being at that ill probally go to one of them but im not going to f***in guess which one he will be at

# Mar 12, 2006 @ 2:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. cowboysfromhell writes:

f*** YOU, HOW CAN YOU GO ON A METAL SITE AND CALL MAIDEN A sh** BAND!!!!??? DIME WOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOU

# Mar 12, 2006 @ 10:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Mike writes:

Ozzfest looks like it sucks this year. Too bad 04 had a kickass mainstage with BLS Superjoint, Dimmu, Slayer, Priest and Sabbath and last year was good too. All I can say is UNHOLLY ALLIANCE

# Mar 12, 2006 @ 10:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. slayerdisciple writes:

o so now they come to VA twice when it could be the crappiest tour they have put out yet

# Mar 12, 2006 @ 11:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. B-rad writes:

cowboysfromhell, if someone is a fan of metal they don't have to like Maiden. I don't really like them.

# Mar 13, 2006 @ 7:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. ediefuckinrules writes:

i want to know what f***ing cities ozzy is coming to!!!! i want to get pit passes to a show with ozzy but i dont want to waste 200+ bucks if hes not gonna be there

# Mar 13, 2006 @ 8:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Kingsapde writes:

I dont know, i have yet to go to Ozzfest this is gunna be my first year mainly because friends of mine are going and im really not down for the warped tour agian. I honestly dont think that this is that bad of a show, but im also a fan of Atreyu, Hatebreed, and Bleeding Through. Not too big on SOAD, and Disturbed sucks miles of p***s. Also I dont know if any of you are from Jersey but Camden is the worst town in the state, and has a higher crime rate than Detroit, so that might be another big reason why i might not be going lol. But yea, id definitly like to see what shows ozzy is playing that would influence my decision a ton.

# Mar 13, 2006 @ 8:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. skulls writes:

anyone want to be my partner for ozz fest this year? lol

# Mar 13, 2006 @ 8:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Dobbo writes:

If you don't like hatebreed you probably are a girl!!!!!!!!!

# Mar 14, 2006 @ 1:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Kingspade writes:

Who said they didnt like hatebreed?

# Mar 14, 2006 @ 11:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. emptyspiral writes:

I love lacuna coil cristina scabbia is f***ing hotter than hell, shes a tasty treat i wonder if shes bi

# Mar 14, 2006 @ 2:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. M0uRnInG_StAr writes:

God this sucks .... the only bands any good BLS, SYL, A Life Once Lost,and between the buried and

me .... SOAD is ok and so is disturbed .... i would rather go to warped tour ... tickets are cheaper and its

all hardcore and punk .... if they removed all those sh**ty pop-punk, emo, and screamo bands it would

be kick a$$ ... but more so i would rather go to SOTU .... And Christina Scabbia is hot ... too bad Lacuna
Coil sucks.

# Mar 14, 2006 @ 4:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. B-rad writes:

I would rather go to Ozzfest than Warped Tour, I can't stand punk music.

# Mar 14, 2006 @ 6:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Kingspade writes:

I dont know, sometimes Warped is a kick a$$ show and then somtimes it can suck @ss. Like last year p***ed me off because my chemical romance and fall out boy played and there was flocks of 12 year old girls. But on the other hand Bleeding Through played, and there were some good bands there so it was worth going.

# Mar 14, 2006 @ 6:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. M0uRnInG_StAr writes:

I agree kingspade ... that's why warped tour would be awsome if they got rid of the pop-punk, emo, and

screamo sh**!

Good bands at last years warped tour include: Zao, Bleeding through, Skindred, Non-Point, darkest

hour, and a sh** load of other hard core bands i don't feel like naming.

SOTU was f***ing amazing last year ... Lamb of god, devildriver, Gwar, Clutch, Poison the well, Norma

jean, From Autumn to Ashes, Fear before the March of Flames, chimara, every time i die, terror, and

others i forget at the moment ..... it was awsome ... my only complaint is that it was missing death metal.

# Mar 14, 2006 @ 10:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. rulin kmadd writes:

when that dumb b**** sharon sees the attendance figures she might get a clue. There's not
enough nu-metal fa**ots or emo-mod fags in the world that will save this tour.

# Mar 15, 2006 @ 6:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Kingspade writes:

I agree with that, i think if they had mabey like 3 or 4 better bands there'd be alot more people going. Like Throw Lamb Of God on the 1st stage, and like Every Time I Die on the 2nd stage for instance and im not saying that would change alot, but i think it would attract more people.

# Mar 15, 2006 @ 7:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. www.myspace.com/prolificband writes:

unholy alliance will be the tour to be at this summer, besides soad noone can even hold a candle to L.O.G. 's live show, im gonna piss alot of people off by saying i f***in cant stand slayer but mastodon will more than make up for it

# Mar 15, 2006 @ 8:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. beckymsdu writes:

we want korn

# Mar 16, 2006 @ 11:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. shawn writes:

how about everyone b**** to ozzy.com and ozzfest.com so we all have a chance to see ozzy. he f***in cancelled 3 ozzfest dates for colombus i was gonna go to either colombus or indianapolis this yar just 2 c him. so far 8 out of 10 dates with ozzy have been announced. go 2 ozzyhead.com for the dates. i want 2 c ozzy so f***in bad. dont all you people think it would make since if ozzy made up the dates he missed last year, come on dude you have fans everywhere u missed 96, 2002, and 2005. all you people need 2 b**** to ozzy.com just like me, he cant do this sh** to colombus again man.
by the way iron maiden kicks ass, and any one who goes to warped tour should be banned from ozzfest. i hate all you emo f***in my chemical romance d*** suckin faget a$$ queer c*** lickin duesch my a$$hole please shove hamsters in my a$$ Mr. Slave cumm lip drippin f***s

# Mar 17, 2006 @ 5:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. emo kids=fags writes:

imagine if the secret band was a7x or korn or someothe rsh**ty band.....to tell u the truth i wouldnt want to see an extreemly good bandd on that slot cuz u wouldnt see them good....unless u had seats but still sh** like soad and disturbed shouldnt b where they r now

# Mar 17, 2006 @ 5:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. A7X24/7 writes:

What are you talking about? A7X rocks dude!

# Mar 17, 2006 @ 8:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. jaded J writes:

they shyould take a lesson in the 04 dates that was the best line up they ever had sharon and ozzy i love you and i understand the breaks and not being able to always attend but dont be like everyone else and sell out to whats being played on headbangers ball and the radio look at what the real underground fans want for instants i liked the idea of reuniting a different 80s heavy hitter every year i mean as a 25 yr old man i have seen some sh** now that most people my age shouldnt have seen it was amazing seeing rob with priest again and mind blowing to see black sabbath i mean iw as 12 yrs old jamming to this stuff and i never thought i would actually get to see it preformed in front of me in o4 there was not 1 band i didnt want to see thats why i never went before it was the first time that you had a lineup that was over 50% good bands every yr its alwasys been about 3 to 5 good bands and a bunch of bs i mean what happened to the surrvey we all filled out did you just look at it and pick only the bands u heard of oh wait i forgot they pay you to be on ozzfest.... gee maybe thats the problem u have to be a trust fund babby band to get famous f*** the world blacktooths foreveor dime and tell gg to save some of that jim for me see you all in hell

# Mar 18, 2006 @ 5:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. manson69 writes:

what about bleeding through that sh** is going to be bad a$$

# Mar 22, 2006 @ 12:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. manson69 writes:

f*** maiden they suck balls its all about marilyn manson

# Mar 22, 2006 @ 12:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. yea,,,,,,,,,,,,,, writes:

um i like norma jean and between the buried and me.....all those bands yall are saying is good.....well ther are getting pretty old and sh**...ietheir way....IM GOING TO SEE SLAYER!!!!!!!......ive been waiting for ever...see yall there

# Mar 22, 2006 @ 5:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. Kingspade writes:

Bewteen the buried and me is f***ing awsome....there one of the reasons y im going.

# Mar 22, 2006 @ 7:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. NC_Chapter_Berserker writes:

I am going for the f***in bands....they all kick ass. Black Label Society is headlinging and thats gonna be f***in killer

I got 10th row tickets

# Mar 22, 2006 @ 10:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. timmis writes:

dude they should get sum oldschool metal in here besides ozzy we need like whitesnake and poison and hardcore stuff like that

# Mar 23, 2006 @ 4:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. timmis writes:

dude they should get sum oldschool metal in here besides ozzy we need like whitesnake and poison and hardcore stuff like that

# Mar 23, 2006 @ 4:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. yea............. writes:

OMG........hahahahaha whitesnake and poison is metal...???....someones stuck in the 80's and by the way...........they suck

# Mar 23, 2006 @ 5:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. yea............. writes:

OMG........hahahahaha whitesnake and poison is metal...???....someones stuck in the 80's and by the way...........they suck

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47. slayerdisciple writes:

im gonna go c slayer and children of bodom f*** this sh**

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48. Southemarican Headbanger writes:

COWGIRL IRON MAIDEN IS ONE OF THE BEST METAL BANDS EVER!
SOUTHAMERICA LOVES THIS BAND!!! if you think you know about real metal (not that marketing-born-crap pushed by MTV) you would know what am I talking about

UP THE IRONS

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49. Southamerican Headbanger.... writes:

DEFINETLY SLAYER IS ONE OF THE FAVORITES HERE TOO!!

# Mar 24, 2006 @ 11:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. Void mothafucka writes:

Wjhat if it's lamb of god? that would be the sh**. I heard a rumor It is metallica also. Also Maiden is the shti and f*** all this nu metal bullsh** janick geres is the sh** and can whip thew sh** out of any of these sh** guitarists that think they are hardcore cause they can play a penatonic solo. Trivium is the new breed of metal and they kick ass.

# Mar 25, 2006 @ 3:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. ZAKK IS GOD! writes:

Yeah its called ozzfest for a reason.I dont really mind because Zakk will be there either way I just hope Ozzy changes up what cities he will play at in the future because he needs to come to St. Louis BAD. Does anyone know where I may find out what cities Oz is playing at? ZAKK TALK TO YOUR FRIEND AND TELL HIM YOU WILL DO DOUBLE DUTY IN ST. LOUIS TELL OZZY TO COME!!!

# Mar 28, 2006 @ 11:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. mansonfreak writes:

what the hell!!! why isnt dallas on the tour list!!!! i dont want to have to travel to san antonio just to see SOAD!!!!

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53. masnonfreak writes:

COME TO DALLAS!!!!

# Mar 29, 2006 @ 9:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. Killswitch_Bitch writes:

why the f*** are you going to go to san antonio to go see sytem of a crap

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55. B-rad writes:

Post 37, have you ever heard of using periods, they make stuff less confusing! And Killswitch_b****, maybe he wants to go see SOAD because he likes them, just cause you don't doesn't mean everyone has to hate them too.

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56. guest writes:

this rocks!!!!!!!!

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57. MangoJuiceHomicide writes:

Ya know, What if Vinnie Paul, Phil Anselmo, and Rex got together, and got their crap together and played Ozzfest........ It would just be sick to see Pantera again. I mean its not Pantera without Dime...but still...they gotta DO IT!........ Its gonna be gay if Avenged sevenfold or something plays. (((now coming to the stage...a band only junior high preppy rich kids that think their "METAL" love))) or (((now coming to the stage...a pile of sellouts))) Get rid of Disturbed and bust out some PAN-TERA!. Start out with "Hallow" and throw in some Walk/ Psyhco Holiday and lets throw in some guest guitar work from Kerry King.

PANTERA AT OZZFEST!!!!!!! PANTERA AT OZZFEST!!!!!
R.I.P. DIME!!!

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