DevilDriver & Wednesday 13 Added To 2018 New Year’s Eve Ozzfest

DevilDriver and Wednesday 13 have been added to the special New Year’s Eve edition of Ozzfest. They will be joining Zakk Sabbath on the outdoor second stage. The event will take place at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on December 31 and the main stage will feature Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Jonathan Davis (Korn), and Body Count.

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Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Etc. Set For 2018 New Year’s Eve Ozzfest

Ozzy Osbourne has announced a special New Year’s Eve edition of Ozzfest. The event will take place at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on December 31 and it will feature Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Jonathan Davis (Korn), and Body Count. According to Rolling Stone, there will also be a second stage featuring Zakk Sabbath and more to be announced. Osbourne commented:

“I asked Sharon what we’re doing this New Year’s Eve and she said ‘WE’RE DOING FUCK ALL! So I thought ‘we didn’t do Ozzfest in 2018, so let’s do a New Year’s Eve Ozzfest.’”

Sharon Osbourne added:

“What better way to celebrate New Year’s Eve than with some of the greatest performers in this genre and our longtime friends Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Jonathan Davis and Ice-T“

Ozzy Osbourne Teasing New York Ozzfest

It looks like an Ozzfest event is being planned in the New York area. Ozzy Osbourne tweeted the following:

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Ozzfest Files Suit Against OZY Fest

According to TMZ, Ozzfest organizers are suing the OZY Fest, which took place in Central Park in New York City, NY back in July. The lawsuit says organizers originally sent the OZY Fest a cease and desist letter, due to the event’s name and logo being too similar to Ozzfest, leading to some confusion. They apparently ignored the letter claiming OZY Fest was a “media-focused event”, rather than a concert. Now, Ozzfest is trying to stop the name from being used again, and is also seeking profits from that July festival.

Ozzfest Pop Up Store To Open In Redlands, CA This Week

An official Ozzfest pop up shop will be opening at at the KCAL 96.7 station at 1940 Orange Tree Lane, No. 200 in Redlands, CA on October 14. The store will have Ozzfest, Ozzy Osbourne, and Black Sabbath merch, as well as $20 Ozzfest tickets, music, food trucks, and prizes. Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne will also make an appearance.

Ozzfest Pop Up Store To Open In Los Angeles, CA This Week

An official Ozzfest pop up shop will be opening at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, CA on September 28, the same day Black Sabbath‘s new film, “Black Sabbath: The End Of The End,” will hit select theaters. The store will have Ozzfest, Ozzy Osbourne, and Black Sabbath merch.

Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Prophets Of Rage, Marilyn Manson, Etc. Set For 2017 Ozzfest Meets Knotfest

The lineup has been revealed for the 2017 Ozzfest Meets Knotfest. The event will take place at the Glen Helen Amphitheater & Festival Grounds on November 4-5, with Ozzfest set for day one and Knotfest set for day two.

Sharon Osbourne said the following:

“’Ozzfest Meets Knotfest‘ is coming back for another round. Last year we had over 75,000 people attend and we have another great lineup this year with Ozzy’s first solo show in L.A. in more than six years. This is not just another show…it’s ‘Ozzfest Meets Knotfest‘! And this year’s event means the world to me as we’ll be amongst friends like Prophets of Rage, Rob Zombie, Deftones, Marilyn Manson and Stone Sour…it’s going to be another amazing weekend.”

Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) added:

“‘Knotfest‘ was never supposed to be exclusively about Slipknot. It was always about the things that fueled the spirit of Slipknot: music, art, passion, insanity, and the tribes that give it power. So it would make sense for Knotfest to carry on these ideas, even without Slipknot.

Because these things are the gasoline of creativity, and there’s plenty to go around, with plenty of great bands, acts and things to see. Teaming up again with Ozzfest means another weekend of the biggest, baddest, loudest and best. I hope you all will join us; it’s going to be (sic).”

Slipknot’s M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan also commented:

“It’s that incredible time again where Ozzfest and Knotfest meet up to bring all music fans together for two days of Rock and Roll. Let’s not forget the beautiful culture we are involved in and the history that is being written. Join the true passion of our concepts. I’ll see you there. Stay (sic).”

Ozzfest Lineup (November 4):

Main Stage:

Ozzy Osbourne
Prophets Of Rage
Deftones
Chidlren Of Bodom
Orange Goblin

Second Stage:

Kreator
Baroness
High On Fire
Iron Reagan
1349
Havok
Kyng
Tombs
Night Demon
Thrown Into Exile

Nuclear Blast Extreme Stage:

Possessed
Suffocation
Fallujah
Rings Of Saturn

Knotfest Lineup (November 5):

Main Stage:

Rob Zombie
Marilyn Manson
Stone Sour
Eighteen Visions
Prayers

Second Stage:

Testament
Life Of Agony
The Black Dahlia Murder
Upon A Burning Body
Goatwhore
Death Angel
Code Orange
Oni
Stitched Up Heart
DED

Nuclear Blast Extreme Stage:

Repulsion
Exhumed
Warbringer
Ghoul