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The Rockstar Ramblings: Jack Osbourne Updates

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Ozzy Osbourne continues to keep his family employed. This week it was announced that Jack Osbourne is producing a documentary on Ozzy titled “Wreckage of My Past” where candid interviews will be given by those close to him. Can anyone else wait ten years from now when Jack heads up an Ozzy tribute band?

In other Ozzy news a new Samsung Mobile commercial features Jack as Ozzy’s personal assistant. This is not going to end well for the prince of the prince of darkness….AC/DC’s Munich show last week received noise complaints 20 kilometers away from the concert. In related news, all is quiet on the Guns and Roses tour front….Kiss appearing on the American Idol finale will probably lead to Gene Simmons promoting a new line of Kiss limited American Idol edition action figures to promote. “These are authentic Kiss action figures. They are just like the others, but they are limited edition so you need to act fast”….

TNT’s Sprint Cup Racing is going to feature Buckcherry music before, during, and after their televised races. I like to think the members of Buckcherry went down to the Atlanta TNT offices for a meeting to iron out the details On one side of a conference table sits Josh Todd and band, on the other a lot of ties and grey hair. If so, it probably went something like this:

TNT EXECUTIVES: We are big fans, and more importantly our viewers are big fans. We would love to have your band’s music play during our televised racing events.

BUCKCHERRY: Cool, let’s see we have “Crazy Bitch”, “Whiskey in The Morning”, and “Porno Star”…

TNT EXECUTIVES: Yes, well let’s put those songs in one pile… (Executives huddle for, weighing pros and cons about expenses of bringing in a different band)… Okay, how about covering Deep Purple’s “Highway Star”?

BUCKCHERRY: Do we still get paid the same?

TNT EXECUTIVES: Of course.

BUCKCHERRY: Cool.

For the 20th anniversary of the album “Dr. Feelgood” Motley Crue will be playing the album in its entirety during their Cruefest shows this summer, Judas Priest will be doing the same celebrating 30 years of their album “British Steel”. No word yet on whether Whitesnake will be celebrating 30 years since the release of their album “Love Hunter”….Ted Nugent recently put out a DVD commemorating his 6,000th live show. He goes on to say that for his 7,000th show he hopes to have a camouflage electronic walker built. For everyone’s safety let’s hope Ted’s mind doesn’t go first and have him cross up his rock shows with his hunting reality shows. To be safe I would stay away from the front row seats….The band Europe continues add more shows to their summer tour, keeping my dream alive that someday they may reenact their video to “Rock the Night” on stage, complete with Hard Rock café backdrop and the lead singer using a ketchup bottle as a microphone.

David S. Grant is the author of books Corporate Porn, Bleach|Blackout, Hollywood Ending, Emotionless Souls, and The Last Breakfast. His new novel, Blood-the New Red, will be available this fall. For more information please go to http://www.davidsgrant.com.

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1. deathbringer writes:

Holy crap - Dr Feelgood is 20 years old? I feel old suddenly.

# May 21, 2009 @ 10:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. godlike writes:

Um.. your not the only one db.!! I graduated high school in '87 :(

# May 21, 2009 @ 10:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Nute writes:

Dr Feelgood still kicks ass

# May 21, 2009 @ 12:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Blindgreed1 writes:

LOFL. "Rock the Night"... ROTFLMFAO!!!

# May 21, 2009 @ 3:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. deathbringer writes:

I've been listening to Dr. Feelgood a lot lately too. Needed something with a more postitive vibe for some reason. I graduated in 90, so this brings back the high school memories a bit.

# May 21, 2009 @ 4:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. That_One_Guy writes:

Mr. Grant, my hat's off to you. I really enjoy reading your posts.

I'm just kind of waiting for the day when Jack Osbourne is forgotten by everyone and then ends up robbing a liquor store or something like that to make D-list celebrity headlines.

# May 22, 2009 @ 1:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. wilco writes:

yeah was thinking about that to
we are getting old have been lissening to crue lots the last few days
wonder if i go to graspop
i will get a old people space in front of the stage
talk about
school just got a letter in the mail a school reunion
in december
dont think i will go i hated all this f***ers giving me a hard time
about my music taste

remember now did not even go to school to pick up my diploma my sister went

np mc dont go away mad just go away

# Jun 7, 2009 @ 7:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. wilco writes:

man god like
your the same age as me
how is the hand?

# Jun 7, 2009 @ 7:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. XWigglesX writes:

Oldies. Soon you'll need walking frames.
Hahaha

# Jun 7, 2009 @ 2:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. godlike writes:

wiggles - Hey man, that shlt aint funny ;-)

# Jun 7, 2009 @ 8:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. GORECUNT writes:

Damn, I feel like the kid now...I was born when Dr. Feelgood came out...

# Jun 7, 2009 @ 11:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. deathbringer writes:

Ha, that's crazy to think about!

# Jun 8, 2009 @ 12:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. wilco writes:

cant even think about its that long ago allready
and i did see them at monsters of rock in germany
they just bring out shout at the devil
but the reason i went to monsters of rock was to see accept did not see that we came to late
bus broke down
and van halen f*** that was a dissapoinment
but mc kickes a$$ that day

# Jun 8, 2009 @ 7:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. godlike writes:

Yes indeed, it is a bit crazy to think of how old some of us are around here... and then there are some that are SO young..?? 15-16..??
C'mon I have some pieces of clothing that are older than that ;-)

Not saying that it isn't cool to see these kids becoming metalheads at such a young age...!!
Looking back on it... I would be more of metal freak today, if I would have such a thing as the
internet when I was 12-16..!!
The only exposure to new bands was MTV, and magazines like Creem, Circus and Hit Parader..lol

wilco - you were at the infamous "Monsters of Rock"..? You lucky bastard ;-)

# Jun 8, 2009 @ 9:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. XWigglesX writes:

Hit Parader is the worst magazine man. These days all it has is Slipknot and System of a Down.

# Jun 8, 2009 @ 1:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. M703 writes:

To me theres something odd about the fact its been 20years since Dr. Feelgood came out. Maybe thats a good thing, maybe its just a good slap of Mötley rockNroll that still sounds fresh. To my ears something like Apetite for destruction sounds really, really old. Still... its weird. been such a long time without true "classic" albums

# Jun 8, 2009 @ 4:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. wilco writes:

yeah funny sh**
looking at this postings there are some young ones on there
but its cool they are in metal

yeah was at that show
but vh
dissapointment david lee roth sucked that day

# Jun 9, 2009 @ 7:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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