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Ozzy Osbourne Crowned "Living Legend" at Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honor Awards

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Ozzy Osbourne, solo artist and lead vocalist of heavy metal band Black Sabbath, won the award in honor of his long career, which has spanned four decades.

Past recipients of the accolade include Alice Cooper, Lemmy and Jimmy Page. Guitar legend Slash, the former Guns N' Roses guitarist, presented the award. He also received the Marshall "11" award "for his services to balls-out guns-blazing rock n' roll". Earlier, Osbourne and Slash enjoyed afternoon tea together at the Dorchester Hotel in London. The rock and roll stars showed their softer side as they shared tea and cakes ahead of the big night.

Osbourne joked about his award saying: "I hope I don't die on the way home." Speaking about his nomination award before the ceremony, Osbourne said: "I couldn't be happier to know that Classic Rock haven't written me off! Seriously, it's a great honor and I'm looking forward to going to my first Classic Rock Awards. Can't wait to see you there."

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1. Johnny Boy writes:

(bows down)

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. jimmy j writes:

A well deserved honor.

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 7:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. DeathInEye writes:

"Earlier, Osbourne and Slash enjoyed afternoon tea together at the Dorchester Hotel in London. The rock and roll stars showed their softer side as they shared tea and cakes ahead of the big night."

lmao!

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 7:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. ZT writes:

Good for him.

sh**, he turns the big 60 next month!

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 7:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. BodomFan writes:

Ozzy gettin up there in age. seems like most old school rockers cash out before 70. i just heard that Mitch Mitchell (Jimi Hendrix's drummer) just died earlier today and he was only 61, (RIP). Although Ozzy should have died years ago from all the drugs, lol he might never die!! he deserves the award.

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 8:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. ZT writes:

^^^yeah, i just heard that NOW from YOU!

"His last days were spent celebrating the music and legacy of Jimi Hendrix with old and new friends on the 2008 Experience Hendrix tour. For nearly 4 weeks, the tour traveled coast-to-coast bringing the music of Jimi Hendrix to nearly 50,000 fans across the country. In addition to Mitchell, the tour featured Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rojas and David Hidalgo (Los Lobos), Aerosmith's Brad Whitford, Hubert Sumlin (Howlin Wolf, Muddy Waters), Chris Layton (Double Trouble) as well as Eric Gales and Mato Nanji (Indigenous). The tour ended 5 days before Mitchell was found deceased at appoximately 3 a.m. on November 12, 2008 in his room at the Benson Hotel in downtown Portland. Mitchell, 61, apparently died of natural causes, the Multnomah County Medical Examiner said."

RIP Mitchell!

Damn, the whole band is gone.....

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 9:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BodomFan writes:

yeah he was the last one. it f*ckin sucks

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 9:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Jenny writes:

"Osbourne joked about his award saying: "I hope I don't die on the way home." "
^ This guy is funny. On a serious note, Ozzy definitely deserves this. His music is indeed legendary and his existence is to be celebrated. This man is my hero.

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 9:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Kali writes:

I think the possiblity of there being pot in the cake, and shrooms in their tea is very high!

I already have crowned Ozzy a living ledgend, but good to see it is offical! Congratulations Ozzy!

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 2:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. americanpatriot1 writes:

Long, long, long overdue. His last few cd's may have bit, but he's still out there doing it. Gotta give the man props for that.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 7:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. MetallicPunk writes:

Glad he won the award,he is truly indeed a legend.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 2:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

^^^
I think that everybody said what I was gonna say:)

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 3:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. bbristowe writes:

Man he's like 107 years old now. It's about time.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Jenny writes:

Have any one of you guys seen that Samsung phone commercial with Ozzy in it? I love that commercial!

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 9:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Fuck_A_Name writes:

IT'S 'BOUT DAMN TIME!

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 9:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Terminator writes:

i think its b.s. that slash got the award before ozzy did. infact, i think its b.s. slash got the award at all.

ozzy doesnt need this to give him "living legend" status being as he already was/is.

now playing: venom - harmony dies

# Nov 14, 2008 @ 12:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Kali writes:

Termie, much agreed!

# Nov 14, 2008 @ 12:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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