The last time Ozzy Osbourne heavy metal rocker was inducted into the Hall of Fame, he had to be dragged, kicked and screamed, at least metaphorically. This time, there was no need to drag the arm out, although it wasn’t entirely appropriate. That’s because Osborne is entering the WWE Hall of Fame with the likes of wrestling legends Andre the Giant, George “The Animal” Steele, Hulk Hogan and Bruno Sammartino.
No, that’s not a typo, Ozzy Osbourne is about to enter the WWE Hall of Fame.
Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath are legendary.
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Founded in England in 1968, Black Sabbath is a pioneer in heavy metal, starting with a self-titled album in 1970’s Frontman Ozzy Osborne. Bass Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward both left at some point, but guitarist Tony Iommi was constant throughout. The lineup reunited in 1997 and toured until 2005. The same year Black Sabbath entered the UK Music Hall of Fame.
Eligibility for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland started 25 years after the actor’s debut album release. However, repeated delays in entering the favorites and missing out on voting prompted Osborne to write to the Hall of Fame in 1999 with a request following MTV.
“Just take our name off the ink saving list, forget about us. The nomination was meaningless as it was not voted on by fans.It was voted on by celebrities in the industry and the press who had never bought an album or concert ticket before, so their vote was irrelevant to me. ”
Black Sabbath was finally cast in 2006, and the band joins good companies: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mike Davis and Blondie.
Ozzy Osbourne is entering the WWE Hall of Fame.
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According to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer., Heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne, 72, will enter WWE Hall Fame’s celebrity wing when his inauguration ceremony airs on Peacock on April 6 at 8 p.m. ET. Liam Shatner Celebrity Celebrity 2020
Osborne, who enjoyed a successful solo career after Black Sabbath, was reportedly missed out on the ceremony when taped last week. But recorded the video messages used in the show to honor the two-year inductees. Other enshrined include Davey Boy Smith, Kane, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, Molly Holly, Eric Bischoff, Jushin Liger, New World Order, The Bella Twins, Rob Van Dam, The Great Khali and Warrior Award winners Rich Hering and Titus Neal.
Osbourne’s occasional relationship with WWE began in 1986 with WrestleMania 2 when he and Captain Lou Albano managed The British Bulldogs during a match against Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine.He also performed live in May 2007. SmackDown Recorded and served as a guest host raw In November 2009
The WWE Hall of Fame has a celebrity tradition.
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Ozzy Osbourne and William Shatner are the latest celebrity names inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. WWE czar Vince McMahon has long relied on fame from the worlds of sports and entertainment to add flavor to the storylines.
Pete Rose and William “The Fridge” Perry were the first two recruits in the celebrity wing, other notable people over the years include Donald Trump, Bob Uecker, Drew. Carey, Mr. T, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Snoop Dogg, Kid Rock and Mike Tyson.
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