It's decreasingly rare that a musician or band ever gets big enough that a tribute band is truly warranted. I don't believe a tribute band is ever a good idea, just because they do a huge disservice to the one being paid tribute. Having said this, if there is one musician who merits an amped-up tribute, it's Ozzy Osbourne. This is not simply because of his status as metal god. It is also because the connotation with Ozzy is as much about the kind of shows he puts on as the music itself. People are possibly more likely to remember his on-stage antics (biting the head off of a bat, etc.) than they are to remember the lyrics to "Crazy Train." Ozzmosis is the definitive Ozzy Osbourne tribute band. Music writer Chuck Klosterman claims that a successful tribute band does not merely pay tribute,... More >>>