Monday, June 17, 2013

Black Sabbath: Ozzy Osbourne can’t remember the 90s


In a recent interview to promote the new Black Sabbath album, “13,” frontman Ozzy Osbourne says he was in such a booze and drug-fueled haze through the 90s that he can’t even remember the decade.

"The best thing is that we are still fucking all alive to be in a band," Ozzy tells news agency Reuters. "I don't know about the rest of the guys, [but] I certainly had a good go at trying to kill myself with the alcohol and booze for all the years. I kind of missed the '90s, you know? I must have been in a cocaine haze, because I can't remember the '90s at all.”

"We've all come out the other side, the other end,” Ozzy continued. “It is good to be back sober and clean [even though I have had] a hiccup now and again along the way. I don't get up and the first thing I say is that I will have a shot of brandy. I don't do that or smoke cigarettes anymore. We are alive and it is a lot more more fun being sober and enjoying your fellow workers that you are working with."

Fan interest in the mostly-reunited Black Sabbath has helped “13” secure a #1 debut in the band’s native UK – for details, click here.

The band are reportedly also headed for their first US No. 1 album with “13” – the chart will be revealed on Wednesday.

“13” debuted at #4 in Australia, giving the band their first top 10 in the country in 40 years – read all about it here.




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