Ozzy Osbourne announces ‘Diary of a Madman’ 40th anniversary edition

New digital expanded edition due Nov 5th

On November 5th, Ozzy Osbourne will celebrate the 40th anniversary of his 1981 Diary of a Madman with an updated digital release that includes a live version of his Mainstream Rock Top Five hit “Flying High Again” and “Believer,” both of which have been previously unavailable digitally. The 5x Platinum album is Osbourne’s second studio release and the last to feature 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Famer guitarist Randy Rhoads.

In addition, Osbourne announces an exciting collaboration with Dogtown, available this Friday (Oct 29th). The Ozzy X Dogtown collection comes as an homage to Osbourne’s music being the soundtrack to skateboarding for more than 40 years. The collaboration features skateboard decks and clothing with art by Sean Cliver on 200 limited edition custom paint “Midnight Fade” skateboard decks with a silver metal flake dusting designed by Jim “Red Dog” Muir, manufactured by Paul Schmitt at PS Stix, and hand silk screened by Chicken at Screaming Squeegees on the iconic 80’s Dogtown Stonefish shape. In addition, look for a limited run of T-shirts and pullover hoodies with the Ozzy X Dogtown graphic to also be released. All items are available this Friday, October 29th at noon PT.

  1. Over the Mountain
  2. Flying High Again
  3. You Can’t Kill Rock and Roll
  4. Believer
  5. Little Dolls
  6. Tonight
  7. S.A.T.O.
  8. Diary of a Madman
  9. Believer (Live) [Previously Unreleased Digitally]
  10. Flying High Again (Live) [Previously Unreleased Digitally]

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