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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Ozzy Osbourne Talks Black Sabbath, New Album, Touring In New Interview
the band's first tour of Australia since 1974, which is scheduled to
kick off at the end of April. A couple of excerpts from the chat
the recording sessions for the new Black Sabbathalbum:
"Oh yeah, oh yeah, it's great to be back recording with the guys
and playing with them."
how he just wants to have fun:
"I have never wanted to be serious, to have solemn music. It's
meant to be fun.
actual fact, the way that all happened with the music and the name
and everything, if I can remember, is we used to rehearse in a movie
theatre so we decided to try to write songs inspired by scary movies.
It was all flower power and love, but for us, living in the
industrial town of Birmingham, we liked scary movies."
how he first discovered the reverence with which other musicians
regarded Black Sabbathwhen Metallicajoined
him on his 1986 tour:
"I came past their dressing room and had to ask one of their
assistants if they were taking the piss out of me because they were
playing Black Sabbath. For someone to tell you 'Black Sabbathchanged
my life' is a weird thing to get your head around."
"I have some great memories of Australia; I remember getting off
the plane and this little girl comes running up to me with a T-shirt
that said 'Bugger Off Pommy Bastards'. I knew we were in the right