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OZZY OSBOURNE NEWSLETTER, November 9, 2001...

Nov. 9th, 2001 | 11:00 pm
posted by: immorak in loud

First off, the bad news. Ozzy has a stress fracture in his leg
and flew home from New Orleans earlier today to see his doctors
and rest and recuperate. Here is the official press statement:

OZZY OSBOURNE FORCED BY DOCTORS TO POSTPONE SOME DATES ON MERRY
MAYHEM TOUR

Ozzy Osbourne has been forced by doctors to postpone ten dates
on the Merry Mayhem tour due to a stress fracture in his leg.
The fracture occurred when Ozzy fell coming out of the shower
before the Tucson show on 10/31. He was unaware that the leg
was fractured and continued to perform each night until
the pain became unbearable. It was only yesterday that Ozzy
went to the doctor and discovered that his fall had resulted in
a stress fracture injury to his leg. The doctor immediately
ordered Ozzy to stay off his leg and to cease touring to
prevent further injury.

Ozzy is flying back to Los Angeles today to consult with his
personal physician to assess the extent of his injuries and to
determine when he can resume touring. The dates will remain
postponed until otherwise notified.

The dates immediately affected are as follows:

11/9 Houston, TX / Compaq Center
11/10 Bossier City, LA / CenturyTel Arena
11/12 Knoxville, TN / Thompson Boling Arena
11/14 Nashville, TN / Gaylord Entertainment Center
11/15 Cleveland, OH / Gund Arena
11/17 Cincinnati, OH / Firstar Center
11/19 Birmingham, AL / BJCC
11/21 West Palm Bch, FL / Mars Music Amphitheater
11/23 Greensboro, NC / Greensboro Coliseum
11/24 Atlanta, GA / Philips Arena

Further news regarding Ozzy Osbourne's condition, and the
rescheduling of the dates postponed, will be forthcoming as
soon as it becomes available.
_____________________________________________________

OZZY DOES AN OLLEY AT THE MTV SPORTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Yes, Ozzy played at the MTV Sports and Music Festival in Vegas
last month but sadly he didn't pop an olley. (He left his board
at home, y'see.) He did, however, perform three songs during
his first public concert with Zakk Wylde since 1992. The set,
part of MTV's Sports and Music festivities in the downtown
section of Las Vegas, will air November 15 at 5pm ET on MTV.
Don't miss it!
______________________________________________________

OZZY STORE STOCKING NEW, EXCLUSIVE MERCH
For official OZZY and MERRY MAYHEM merchandise go to
www.ozzy.com and click on OZZY STORE. We have just posted the
OZZY Xmas stockings and the OZZ Bless America t-shirt, not to
mention the Ozzy Santa cap. This is the ONLY place to get this
stuff unless you go to the show! There are many other
exclusive items for sale at the store, including all the MERRY
MAYHEM tour shirts. Check it out!
______________________________________________________

http://www.ozzy.com
http://www.ozzynet.com

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Creed e-news 11/9 - chat with the band, see the video!

Nov. 9th, 2001 | 11:09 pm
posted by: immorak in loud

Hey Creed fans!

If you've been dying to ask the guys in Creed what a certain song means, where they got their start, or how it was recording the new album, here's your chance! Starting tomorrow night, the band will be hanging out every night on the Creed Q&A Board, answering questions from fans like you! In order to handle the great response that this is sure to generate, we've set up this custom bulletin board that will be open for posting from 7-10 pm EST every night. Scott, Mark, and/or Scott will be on the board from 8-9 pm EST every night through Monday 11/19 (except for the 17th when they're doing SNL)! Click here to register for the board, and then get your questions ready! You can start posting tomorrow night at 7 pm, and Scott Stapp will be around to answer your questions from 8-9!

In other very cool news, the "My Sacrifice" video will be debuting next week on MTV, VH1, and CreedNet! You can see it starting with MTV's "Making the Video" on Monday night at 10:30 PM EST, and it'll debut on VH1 and TRL on Tuesday! The video will be available for streaming on CreedNet starting Monday night (11/12) at 11 pm EST - and keep your eye on CreedNet for the latest details of where and when you can catch the video on TV!

Want to help spread the word about Creed? Check out the Creed FanZone - it has everything you need to get the news out about the new album, including:
- printable fliers & postcards
- art elements to design your own fliers
- webmaster graphics to build your own Creed fansite!
We'll be announcing a contest there next week where the best usage of these materials could win you a WEATHERED litho, but feel free to head to the Zone now to get started!

Lots more news to come, as we get ready for WEATHERED on November 20th!

Talk to you soon,

The CreedNet Crew
www.creed.com

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LOUD!

Nov. 9th, 2001 | 11:21 pm
posted by: immorak in loud

http://www.immorak.f2s.com/loud.gif

LOUD: The Ozzy Edition
George hooked up with the OZZ man for a couple of days on the Ozz Bless America tour.
A must for any Ozz fan!

http://www.immorak.f2s.com/images/loudplaylist.jpg
Playlist for Saturday, November 10:
Ozzy Osbourne: "Gets Me Through"
Ozzy Osbourne: "Bark at the Moon"
Black Sabbath: "Iron Man"
Ozzy Osbourne: "No More Tears"
Ozzy Osbourne: "Crazy Train"
Ozzy Osbourne: "The Ultimate Sin"
Ozzy Osbourne: "Mama I'm Coming Home"
Ozzy Osbourne: "Back on Earth"
Black Sabbath: "Paranoid"

* Playlist subject to change


Remember back on 10/20/01 when i said, "WHERE IS OZZY ON THIS LOUD?"
I think that maybe the Loud programers read the loud community... or something!
Is that luck or what? I expect a lot of crap on the Loud 'Rage Page' now... I mean Ozzy is cool, really cool, but having a whole Loud of just Ozzy... its a bit much.
Its a metal show... not an Ozzy show!
I guess its just a one time thing anyway.. sit back and enjoy.
:)

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