Ozzy Osbourne's Infamous Bat Bite
October 12, 2021|
Few musicians can match Osbourne's craziness at his peak.(vintagenews)
The list of outrageous stage acts could fill libraries. But Ozzy Osbourne’s bat-eating stunt of 1982 lords above the rest. The former member of Black Sabbath shocked the world when he decapitated a bat with nothing but his teeth. The bat incident occurred during the Diary of a Madman Tour at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa. Rolling Stone ranked it No.2 on their list of "Rock's Wildest Myths." So why did Osbourne eat the bat and how did it get on stage in the first place? Read on to find out.