To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Ozzy Osbourne’s landmark debut album Blizzard of Oz, fans will be able to celebrate with a new animated video for “Crazy Train,” a live Twitter chat, the release of a new HD version of ’30 Years After The Blizzard’ documentary, a Sirius XM Ozzy’s Boneyard radio special: 40 years of Ozzy Osbourne’s Blizzard of Oz a selection of limited-edition Blizzard of Oz commemorative merchandise, and a black and red vinyl version of the album To purchase Blizzard of Oz, click here; for the special black and red swirl vinyl version of Blizzard of Oz (available exclusively at Best Buy on October 23), pre-order here.
First up, earlier today, a new animated video by Tiny Concert for“Crazy Train”debuted on YouTube. The clip features OZZY and his band in an animated live performance. Watch the clip below.
A newly uprezzed HD version of 2010’s documentary 30 Years After the Blizzard -originally only released as part of the Blizzard of Ozz/Diary of a Madman boxset–will debut today at 6:00 PM (ET)/3:00 PM (PT) and run for seven days on YouTube, with a chat with Ozzy before the premiere. Watch here.
OZZY will discuss Blizzard of Oz, in a special one-hour “40 Years Of OZZY OSBOURNE‘s “Blizzard of Oz” special on his Sirius XM, Ozzy’s Boneyard Channel. Set to debut tonight (Friday, September 18) at 5:00 PM ET/2:00 PM (PT) and airing multiple times throughout next week, the special–which features a conversation between Ozzy and his close friend/musician, Billy Morrison–will take listeners track-by-track through Ozzy’s first solo album on its 40th anniversary.
On Sunday, September 20at 7:00 PM (ET)/4:00 PM (PT), Ozzy will host a special Blizzard of Oz, listening party on his Twitter (talking about all the tracks from the album) on its official release date anniversary.
A selection of commemorative Blizzard of Oz, merchandise (t-shirts, jersey and a track jacket) is available via Ozzy‘s website.