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Preview Ozzy Osbourne's New Video "Let Me Hear You Scream"

The Prince of Darkness teams up with Jonas Ã…kerlund for bloody new clip

May 25, 2010 2:04 PM ET

On June 22nd, Ozzy Osbourne will return with his 10th solo album Scream — and the Prince of Darkness is making sure you'll hear his call. To coincide with the release, 61-year-old Osbourne will release a video for lead-off track "Let Me Hear You Scream." Expect it to be an over-the-top spectacle: the clip, replete with fake blood and giant injectable needles, was directed by Jonas Åkerlund, the Swedish filmmaker who helmed Lady Gaga's epic "Telephone" mini-movie. Check out an exclusive teaser for the video above.

Osbourne is gearing up for a busy year-and-a-half. To promote Scream, he'll hit the road for a six-date run on Ozzfest before embarking on an 18-month world tour, his longest ever. Later this year, Osbourne will release reissues of his first two solo albums — 1980's Blizzard of Ozz and 1981's Diary of a Madman — followed by — no joke — a Christmas album titled Black Christmas.

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