Description1. A&E’s Biography 07/16/10: Black Sabbath, Profile of one of the most influential–and controversial–bands of all time. Formed in England in 1968 by Ozzy Osbourne (lead vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar), Geezer Butler (bass), and Bill Ward (drums and percussion), the band’s occult and horror-inspired lyrics gave birth to the heavy metal genre. But though Black Sabbath exploited the occult to sell tens of millions of albums, it was the band members’ own demons–drugs and alcohol–that brought them crashing back down to earth.
2. A&E’s Biography 2006 with 2009 update: Ozzy Osbourne, In-depth profile and interview with Ozzy, Sharon and a rare interview with daughter Aimee. She, along with her siblings, provided commentary about their father. A no-holds-barred look at the flamboyant and often outrageous life of the lead singer and songwriter of Black Sabbath, the group that pioneered heavy metal music. Ozzy, the self-styled “Prince of Darkness,” talks frankly about his past indiscretions and The Osbournes, the reality TV show that made him a household name. Also features interviews with Elton John, Jay Leno, Simon Cowell, Black Sabbath, Marilyn Manson, and Ozzy’s wife, Sharon, and three children.