.

Korn, Disturbed Join Ozzfest

Ozzy Osbourne to headline his eighth summer festival

February 18, 2003 12:00 AM ET

Korn, Marilyn Manson, Disturbed and Chevelle will headline Ozzfest along with festival namesake Ozzy Osbourne himself. The eighth installment of summer metal fest opens June 28th in San Antonio and closes two months later with an August 28th show in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Second stage performers include Cradle of Filth, Nothingface, Trust Company, Grade 8, Finger Eleven, Shadows Fall, Killswitch Engage, Hotwire, Twisted Method, Unloco and Memento.

Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy's manager/wife noted last year that the festival's second and third stages have been a good springboard for up-and-coming acts. Chevelle is this year's main stage act with a second stage diploma. "We've always been known to give new bands a stage and forum for their music," she said. "Incubus, System of a Down, Godsmack, the list goes on and on. We feel very honored that we have the opportunity to give these bands a stage and such a huge crowd to play in front of. Now for the kids to see them on the main stage, playing forty-five minutes, you have growth. I think kids like to see that growth because they've helped to make those bands."

Ticket information will be made available soon on ozzfest.com.

Ozzfest 2003 tour dates:

6/28: San Antonio, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
6/29: Dallas, Smirnoff Music Center
7/2: Phoenix, Cricket Pavilion
7/3: San Diego, Coors Amphitheater
7/5: Devore, CA, Glen Helen Blockbuster Pavilion
7/8: Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheater
7/9: Sacramento, CA, Sleep Train Amphitheater
7/12: Seattle, White River Amphitheater
7/15: Marilyn Heights, MO, UMB Bank Pavilion
7/17: Bonner Springs, KS, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/19: Minneapolis, Float Rite Park
7/20: Tinley Park, IL, Tweeter Center
7/22: Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Blossom Music Center
7/24: Detroit, DTE Energy Music Theatre
7/30: Burgettstown, PA, Post-Gazette Pavilion
7/31: Noblesville, IN, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
8/2: East Troy, WI, Alpine Valley
8/3: Columbus, OH, Polaris Amphitheater
8/5: Scranton, PA, Montage Mountain
8/7: Camden, NJ, Tweeter Center
8/9: Hartford, CT, Meadows Music Theatre
8/11: Buffalo, NY, Darien Lake
8/14: Boston, Tweeter Center
8/18: Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
8/22: Bristow, VA, Nissan Pavilion
8/24: Charlotte, NC, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
8/26: Atlanta, Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheater
8/28: West Palm Beach, FL, Coral Sky Amphitheater

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Vicious”

Lou Reed | 1972

Opening Lou Reed's 1972 solo album, the hard-riffing "Vicious" actually traces its origin back to Reed's days with the Velvet Underground. Picking up bits and pieces of songs from the people and places around him, and filing his notes for later use, Reed said it was Andy Warhol who provided fuel for the song. "He said, 'Why don't you write a song called 'Vicious,'" Reed told Rolling Stone in 1989. "And I said, 'What kind of vicious?' 'Oh, you know, vicious like I hit you with a flower.' And I wrote it down literally."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com