Ozzy Osbourne Albums Worst to Best – Ranked
Official prince of Darkness Ozzy Osbourne was born in Aston Birmingham. He was born on December 3, 1984. Before he started his career, he was a broke burglar. With his career, he becomes a multi-millionaire. With his life story, He has become a Working class hero. He was an alcoholic and drug addict. His bad habits cause insane debauchery. Despite his fatal illness, he survived more than three decades. He worked with famous bands like Black Sabbath. However, he did not like the be a band member. That’s why he pursues a solo career. He became so successful during his solo career. He made more than 16 albums. However, we will rank the top 10 from worst to best.
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10. Live at Budokan
Of all Ozzy Osbourne’s live albums this was the worst one. However, it had a great band in 2002, with Zakk Wylde plus Drummer Mike Bordin and future Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo.
Live at Budokan features plenty of classic essence of Ozzy Osbourne songs, from opener I Don’t Know to the finale of Paranoid. However, there is nothing to show new. Unfortunately, this album is fell short of fan expectations.
9. Down to Earth’ (2001)
Down to Earth is Ozzy’s eighth studio album. Ozzy makes it 2001. Despite it being a platinum album, it does not become popular. However, some of the tracks in the album are liked by fans.
- Get Me Through,
- Dreamer and
This album indicates a new era for Ozzy Osbourne’s style. Down to Earth was written by Joe Holmes and unnamed songwriters had completed this writing process. That’s why the album is different. The song does not fit each other. This does not mean this is a bad album. However, Down to Earth is not one of Ozzy’s best.
8. Ozzy’s Ozzmosis
Ozzy wanted to retire after No More Tears and The Subsequent Tour. However, he didn’t want to do it. He came back with Ozzmosis in 1995 with Zakk Wylde as a guitarist.
He also hired a bassist called Geezer Butler from Black Sabbath. Also, Butler writes some songwriting credits. Like the Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister and guitar wizard Steve Vai. The album includes strong songs
- See You on the Other Side
- Perry Mason
- I Just Want You
This album indicates the beginning of a change in Ozzy Osbourne’s music style. This change is affected by Zakk Wylde’s darker and heavier style.
7.No Rest for the Wicked
In this album, we see first-time lead guitarist Zakk Wylde. With this album, Zakk Wylde becomes a legend in the metal community. This album includes fast and heavy songs. Those songs are:
- Miracle Man
- Bloodbath In Paradise
6. Ozzy: The Ultimate Sin
Ozzy Osbourne makes this album with guitarist Jake E Lee for the last time. Also, they cooperate with the legendary bassist Bob Daisley. They enhance Osburne’s sound for the new era. After this album, Daisley was replaced by Phill Soussan help to Ozzy make a huge hit Shot in the Dark is UK’s top 20 hit. This album includes the iconic track Thank God For The Bomb recorded during the anti-nukes protest.
5. Bark at the Moon
Bark at the Moon was Ozzy’s first studio record. After Randy Rhoads’ death, It was released in 1983. Ozzy Osbourne needed to work with Brad Gillis to complete the album. However, Ozzy needed a full-time guitarist. He hired Jake E. Lee to fill Randy’s gap. They make together Ozzy’s famous songs
- Rock ‘n’ Roll Rebel
- Now You See It(Now You Do Not)
- Centre of Eternity
- Waiting for Darkness
- So Tired
4. Ozzy: Randy Rhoads Tribute
After Randy Rhoads’s tragic death, Ozzy Osbourne wanted to make their last tour live recordings live album. To commemorate Randy Rhoads’s death, he created this album. The album comes with the Ozzy famous handwritten note: I have hesitated to release this album for many reasons, but now I feel that this is the right time. Also, we can see an illustration of the brilliant performance on Crazy Train. Without a doubt, we can say that Randy Rhoads Tribute album is the best of Ozzy Osbourne’s five live albums.
3. Best selling Ozzy Album: No More Tears
To make this album, he worked with famous Motor Head lead vocalist Lemmy Kilmister. They achieve great success. This album sold 8.312.000 copies with this sales album-hit four times platinum-selling smash. This album was a milestone for Ozzy Osbourne’s solo career.
2. Ozzy’s Diary: Diary of a Madman
Because of being a lot tougher, this album was criticized a lot. When the Randy Rhoads was extinguished in a plane crash while on tour. However, This album is Osbourne’s second solo album help of Bob Daisley and Lee Kerslake. The album includes famous tracks:
- Flying High Again
- Over the Mountain
- Little Doll
1. Ozzy’s Masterpiece: Blizzard of Ozz
Ozzy Osbourne makes this album with young guitar hero Randy Rhoades. Ozzy Osbourne and Rhoades are completely different from each other. Their characteristic is reflected in the song. That’s why we can see the perfect combination of white and black in this album. Without a doubt, This difference makes the album a masterpiece.