20 explosive guitar moments from Ozzy Osbourne's solo career

[L-R] Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads
(Image credit: Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)

Many in the rock and metal world had assumed the Prince of Darkness had finally hung up his devil horns. But in the wake of prolonged sickness, an ever-resilient Ozzy Osbourne has risen, shocking us all with his latest solo effort, the sinister Patient Number 9.

In typical fashion, Patient Number 9 is a verifiable smorgasbord of guitar-driven exhibitionism, with the likes of Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Mike McCready, Zakk Wylde, and Toni Iommi all stopping by to sling their respective axes.

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Andrew Daly

Andrew Daly is an iced-coffee-addicted, oddball Telecaster-playing, alfredo pasta-loving journalist from Long Island, NY, who, in addition to being a contributing writer for Guitar World, scribes for Rock Candy, Bass Player, Total Guitar, and Classic Rock History. Andrew has interviewed favorites like Ace Frehley, Johnny Marr, Vito Bratta, Bruce Kulick, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Rich Robinson, and Paul Stanley, while his all-time favorite (rhythm player), Keith Richards, continues to elude him.