Worst Ozzy Osbourne tribute ever? British pub’s inexplicable Photoshop gaffe removes Randy Rhoads and hands his polka dot V to Ozzy instead

Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads playing live, and an Ozzy Osbourne tribute that depicts him playing guitar
(Image credit: Paul Natkin/Getty Images / Dominik Spitzer)

Arguably the most disastrous tribute to Ozzy Osbourne ever conceived has been discovered in a British pub – and it includes one of the most bizarre Photoshop gaffes you’re likely to come across.

There’s a lot to unpack there, but every word of it is true: a branch of Wetherspoons opened in Birmingham pays tribute to the legendary vocalist, noting that it was in Birmingham in 1968 that Osbourne helped form Black Sabbath.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.