30th Anniversary Limited Edition remastered from the original master tapes re-release of the debut full-length album by legendary British Heavy Metal vocalist.
Released on 20 September 1980 in the UK and on 27 March 1981 in the US. The album was Osbourne's first release following his departure from Black Sabbath and marks his second effort to begin a solo career (his first being in 1978 with members of Necromandus using the name “Blizzard of Ozz”. The album was a commercial success, being certified 4x Platinum in the U.S.
The album has sold over 6,000,000 copies to date worldwide, making it Osbourne's best-selling solo album. In the UK, it was the first of four Osbourne albums to attain Silver certification (60,000 units sold) by the British Phonographic Industry, achieving this in August 1981. It also ranked 13th on a Guitar World readers poll.
“Blizzard of Ozz” was controversially re-released in 2002 with the original bass and drum tracks replaced by newly recorded parts from bassist Robert Trujillo and drummer Mike Bordin; however, the original bass and drum tracks were reinstated for the 2011 release due to public outcry.
180 gram Vinyl remastered from the original master tapes.
Epic/Legacy/Sony Music, 1981/2011 (88697 738191 1). Made in EU.
1. Fight Fire With Fire 04:44
2. Ride The Lightning 06:36
3. For Whom The Bell Toll 05:10
4. Fade To Black 06:56
6. Mr. Crowley 05:02
7. No Bone Movies 03:52
8. Revelation (Mother Earth) 06:08
9. Steal Away (The Night) 03:28
Total playing time: 39:13