New York’s Q104.3 will presents a screening of Ozzy Osbourne‘s “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” at the classic rock radio station’s P.C. Richard Son Theater in New York City on Tuesday, May 31, hosted by Maria Milito.
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Ozzy‘s groundbreaking debut album, “Blizzard Of Ozz”, the event will feature a screening of the “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” DVD, which chronicles Ozzy‘s years with Randy Rhoads, including previously unseen footage of Ozzy and Randy, interviews with Ozzy and his wife/manager Sharon. The DVD also contains rare live performances and interviews.
For a chance to win a ticket to the “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” screening, click here. All winners will receive a Q104.3 / Ozzy Osbourne gift pack, including an Ozzy CD and poster.
Located on the ground floor of the Q104.3 New York City headquarters, P.C. Richard Son Theater is a state-of-the-art live performance space that has hosted dozens of acts, from superstar performers to emerging artists.
The P.C. Richard Son Theater is Q104.3‘s live performance home in partnership with the leading electronics/appliance dealer in the tri-state area, P.C. Richard Son. The 5,500-square-foot performance space has hosted superstar performers like BON JOVI, Mariah Carey, Katy Perry and dozens of other A-list and burgeoning acts.
On May 31, music fans will have their first taste of reissues from rock icon OZZY OSBOURNE‘s catalog of work with the releases of “Blizzard Of Ozz” and “Diary Of A Madman”. Long revered by rock fans around the world, these two albums created a template for hard rock in the 1980s and beyond as they were marked by the ground-breaking and historic union of Ozzy and the late guitar hero Randy Rhoads. These definitive versions of 1980’s “Blizzard Of Ozz” (with previously unreleased bonus tracks) and 1981’s “Diary Of A Madman” are available individually on vinyl or CD, or together in a deluxe collector’s box. All versions were restored and remastered from the original analog sources by George Marino.
The 30th-anniversary edition of “Blizzard Of Ozz” CD includes the original album in its entirety, restored and remastered for this edition, with bonus tracks, while the new legacy edition of “Diary Of A Madman” includes the original album in its entirety, restored and remastered for this edition, with a bonus second CD of previously unreleased live performances featuring Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads with rhythm section Rudy Sarzo (bass) and Tommy Aldridge (drums). A single-disc version of the remastered “Diary Of A Madman” will also be available.
For serious fans and collectors, the limited edition 30th-anniversary deluxe boxed set houses the restored and remastered vinyl and CD editions of “Blizzard Of Ozz” and “Diary Of A Madman”, the “Ozzy Live” compact disc. Beyond the music, the box set is highlighted by a variety of exclusives including an expansive 100-page coffee table book, a two-sided wall-size poster, a precise and detailed full-size replica of Ozzy‘s iconic gold cross that he has worn for 30 years, and “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” DVD.
This new “Thirty Years After The Blizzard” DVD chronicles Ozzy‘s years with Randy Rhoads features previously unseen footage of Ozzy and Randy filmed in 1981 and 1982; it incorporates rare archival photos and films; along with new and revelatory interviews with Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Lemmy (MOTÖRHEAD), Steve Vai, Nikki Sixx, Rob Halford, Zakk Wylde, Bill Ward and more. The DVD also contains over 70 minutes of additional rare live performances and interviews; included is the premiere of more than 30 minutes of newly-discovered never-bootlegged footage of Ozzy and Randy from the “Blizzard Of Ozz” tour shot from the front of the stage at New York’s fabled Palladium on May 2, 1981. This new feature is a must-see for aficionados of Ozzy‘s epic release “Blizzard Of Ozz” and its pivotal effect on rock and roll history.