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Jun
15
2007

Ozzfest 2007 Makes History Again - Live Nation Distributes More Than 428,000 Free Tickets Over Four Days

When Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne and the world’s largest live music company, Live Nation, announced in February their plans to stage the 2007 OZZFEST as a free show, some industry people said it would never work.

Today OZZFEST yet again has made history, as the fans clearly have spoken.

Over the past four days, tickets for all 24 shows were distributed to a frenzy of music fans. More than 428,000 tickets in all were given away through LiveNation.com, marking the largest number of free tickets distributed in the United States in the history of the concert business. In a staged release and via various sponsor sites, including Monster Energy, Jagermeister, FYE, Pilgrim Films, Hustler Lingerie and WWE, LiveNation.com enabled fans to enter exclusive codes to obtain tickets beginning Friday, June 8. More than 228,000 tickets were distributed yesterday alone, with the last ticket given away just after midnight. The tickets were completely free without surcharges of any kind.

For this year’s historic “Freefest”--which will give fans the rock experience of their lives at a price that’s hard to beat -- headliner Ozzy Osbourne will be joined by Lamb of God, Static X, Lordi, Hatebreed, Behemoth, Mondo Generator, Nile, Ankla, Circus Diablo, The Showdown, 3 Inches of Blood, Daath, Chthonic and In This Moment.

Sharon Osbourne said, “Ozzy is the first to take an entire tour and make it free to his fans and the fans of OZZFEST. More than 428,000 tickets were distributed free to fans. How amazing is that?”

“Together we have pulled off the ultimate gift for music fans this summer, a free OZZFEST,” said Bryan Perez, President of Global Digital for Live Nation. “Through LiveNation.com we connected OZZFEST with nearly half a million music fans to create an exciting moment for the live music business and we couldn’t be happier with the results.”

Since 1996, OZZFEST has been a virtual breeding ground for rising bands. The festival has been instrumental in igniting the careers of platinum-selling artists like System of a Down, Disturbed, Linkin Park, Incubus, Slipknot, Godsmack, Avenged Sevenfold, Mudvayne, Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage and Lacuna Coil, among others. It was cited as “one of rock’s biggest juggernauts” in the cover feature of Sunday's New York Times' “Arts and Leisure” section (6/25/06). This year marks the 12th anniversary of the hard rock spectacular.

The 24-city earth-pounding 12th annual OZZFEST will launch July 12 in Seattle, WA at the White River Amphitheatre. OZZFEST will also hit George, WA, Sacramento, CA, Mountain View, CA, Devore, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Albuquerque, NM, Denver, CO, Kansas City, MO, Dallas, TX, San Antonio, TX, St. Louis, MO, Columbus, OH, Tinley Park, IL, East Troy, WI, Indianapolis, IN, Holmdel, NJ, Hartford, CT, Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Detroit, MI, Charlotte, NC and West Palm Beach, FL.

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AS A LITTLE GIRL MY DAD WOULD PLAY OZZY'S MUSIC ALL THE TIME AND WOULD JUST DANCE AND SING ALONG. NOW AS A PARENT MY SELF I PLAY ALL OF HIS MUSIC FOR MY 2 BOYS AND THEY ALSO LOVE HIS MUSIC.OZZY KEEP ROCKING!!!!!!

OZZY WHY DID YOU TAKE A REST DONT!

I waz online for only 15 min an got i got my free tickets. Do u know wat that feel like to a win somthing free an u have never gotten anything free? I guess u didnt .

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OZLAN

This is impressive, 428,000 <a href="http://myspaceinventory.com/hard-rock-tickets.html">hard rock tickets</a> distributed to fans? I have to admit Ozzy rocks!!!

SLIPKNOT!!!!!!!!!!!!G.O.A.T!!!best band ever!!!in the history of metal!!!

I was supposed to attend the Ozzfest in Pittsburgh on 8/24 but couldn't make it. Anyone have any info on what songs Ozzy played? I am curious to know what I missed.

First let me say that I was present at the charlotte, NC show. I skipped school and went w/ my friends. I had the best time EVER!!! I got there as the show started at noon. It only took me 10 minutes standing in line. Oh and to all you queers who keep b****in about not being able to get free tickets, I didn't even have a ticket when i got there and they were giving away the free tickets at the ticket booth the day of the show...so that's no f***in excuse...you are just lookin for something to b**** about....what you need to do is show some f***in respect to Ozzy and livenation for doing something so f***in generous. You ungrateful bastards. You should all go kill yourselves. But as I was saying I went and stayed for 12 hours...i got sunburned as f*** and the fags at the amphitheater were sellin water for 4 bucks a bottle!!! So i had to stand in line for the water fountain...If any of you were there I was the only dude wearing a trench coat....anyway, even with all of those problems I had the best time of my life....I f***in orgasmed when 3 Inches of blood played Deadly Sinners....Would you love a monsterman was awesome.....Lamb of God kicked ass and got me so f***in pumped....and Ozzy showed why he is the f***in king of metal!!!! Oh and I got grounded when I came home b/c i didnt come back til 3 and i had to go to school at 6. haha.

Much love to all the bands...
B.L.S. [mental]

i need a ticket

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was at San Antonio show the show was off the hook ZAKK done a great solo hope 2 c more ozzfest was at 2005 tinley park Chicago rock on