Ozzy Osbourne's Birmingham in 16 pictures: The Black Sabbath icon's Birmingham trail

These are the areas of Birmingham that are strongly associated with Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne is arguably Birmingham’s most famous musician.

The Prince of Darkness is known around the world for being the lead singer of legendary rock group - and heavy metal pioneers - Black Sabbath.

The War Pigs and Paranoid singer also embarked on a successful solo career post Sabbath, helping to put Birmingham on the map long before Peaky Blinders became a global phenomenon. Ozzy grew up in Aston, which is where he developed his love for music as a teenager.

Ozzy left school in Birmingham at the age of 15 and was employed as a construction site labourer, trainee plumber, apprentice toolmaker, car factory horn-tuner, and slaughterhouse worker across the city. Before Sabbath rose to fame Ozzy and the group played many shows across Birmingham, and they have since been honoured at certain locations across the city.

We've taken a look at the areas and venues of Birmingham that are strongly associated with Ozzy.

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