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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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When are you going to play in
ohio in the future

I sure would like to know where I can possibly pickup the free azzfest tickets here in Ohio... I will be there either way since I have a purchased ticket for myself but I need tickets for my entourage... I have a few slaves that want to tag along...

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I cant find free ozzfest tickets here in Michigan..ive checked online and ticket master has them for sale but not free...any idea where the heck i find 'em??

How do i get some free tickets for the concert soming to Wisconsin

i really am his couson my grandmom is okra ozbourne in west virgina and my cousins are brian ozbourne in parkesburg pa and terry osbourne in beckley west virgina and some of my friends love black sabbath and thought i could ask for some tickets anywhere USA and need them free also would love to meet kelly and jack my awsome cousinsand your lovely and gorgous wife Sharon and to let him know he is always going to be my one and only idol TELL OZZY I LOVE YOU BYE Sincerely, Kimberlyann Nance General delivery Sadsburryville PA 19369 my cellphone is 928-565-0499

Have xtra tix 4 San Antonio show 8/4/07 contact me 4 info ligit tickets in hand tazzy694me@yahoo.com

ozzy i have been going to ozz fest since i could walk and every year it has been held close to where i live up until these last two years , i live in chattanooga tenn. so i go to either nashville or atlanta, i was so looking forward to seeing you this year but i 5 months preg and ya'll aren't comeing any where near here the closest place is nc. and we made the trip last year but this year i can't travle long distinces, please please next year come a lill closer to tenn i'll loves you for ever and ever you rock

This is also my first ozzfest i'd like to attend, i heard it was badass, i'm jus wondering where these free tickets are, if anyone has any information PLEASE LET ME KNOW!!!! (rednationwarrior@hotmail.com)

I reall want to go to ozzfest and take some friends but i am not really loaded or have much ,money at all for that matter, i want to be there to support ozzy and Zakk as they play for the million among billions of loyal fans that want his legacy to live obn forever, i want to see them and all of the other guys klive at ozzfest, whoever knows how to get ahold of free tickets let me know!

I found out at the last minute that we were going. I also could not have afforded it otherwise. Ozzy and Sharron thanks.