Photos of fans at Ozzfest over the years

The very first one Ozfest was in 1996 and started as Sharon Obsbourne‘s revenge plot against Lollapalooza for rejecting her husband Ozzy Osbourne. Tons of musicians have taken the stage over the decades Panther to Judas Priestto Killsto Toolto Disturbed and of course Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne.

The festival started in 1996 and had grossed over $146.5 million in 2004, according to BraveWords. The festival combined with Knotfest in 2016, creates Ozzfest meets Knotfestwhich attracted over 75,000 people, according to Sharon Osbourne.

The last Ozzfest was in 2018 and the lineup included Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Jonathan Davis, The death toll, Zakk sabbath, DevilDriver and Wednesday the 13th.

There have been lots of wild incidents at the festival, e.g Papa Roach starts a riotfans fall asleep surrounded by trash, Limp Bizkit takes the stage via a huge toilet and of course the Black Sabbath reunion.

Since there’s no Ozzfest this year, take a trip down memory lane with these photos of fans at Ozzfest over the years. From mosh pits, to crowd surfing and little kids rocking out, if anyone knows how to get down at a festival, it’s definitely Ozzfest fans.

Photos of fans at Ozzfest over the years

Relive the madness of Ozzfest with these photos of fans through the years.

Every Ozzfest Lineup, Ranked

While there was something to love about all of Ozzfest, not all lineups were created equal. We’ve ranked every U.S. Ozzfest line-up from worst to best so you can take a trip down memory lane or cry over missed opportunities.

Note: Marilyn Manson performed on several Ozzfest lineups, some of which rank high on this list. While his inclusion may have improved these lineups at the time, any mention of Manson in the context of this list is not intended to overshadow or downplay the countless abuse claims charged against him.

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