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Ozzy Osbourne

Gus G: Ozzy Osbourne helped me afford jeans and french fries

June 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

GUITAR whiz Gus G says the most immediate impact of being recruited by Ozzy Osbourne was “I could afford a pair of jeans and some french fries”. The 38-year-old became a part of Osbourne’s touring band in 2009 after being head-hunted by the Black Sabbath singer. He dropped out of Osbourne’s line-up with the return of Zakk Wylde last year. Asked on the White Line Fever podcast for the impact of this chapter of his career, Gus G says: “Well, first of all I could afford a pair of jeans and some french fries. Secondly, I could pay the rent finally. “No, I mean, it was great, the exposure. Everything was happening very fast. When [read on]

Jake E Lee: “I Was Duped Out Of Bark At The Moon Earnings”

January 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

FORMER Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Jake E Lee has given his account of how he was denied writing credits and publishing royalties from the singer’s 1983 album, Bark At The Moon. Speaking on an upcoming podcast by DJ Eddie Trunk – from which he played an excerpt on his nationally syndicated FM radio show over the past few days –  Lee said he was verbally promised royalties, only for Osbourne’s wife and manager Sharon to renege when he finished recording his guitar parts. “I was told from the get-go ‘you write part of the songs, you get writing credit, you get publishing – that’s part of your [read on]