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Ozzy Osbourne in Birmingham: Prince of Darkness greeted by huge crowds to have Midland Metro tram named in his honour

Ozzy Osbourne was greeted by hundreds of fans young and old as he opened a tram named in his honour in Birmingham today.


The Aston born metal legend arrived in the city centre at around 11am.

The ceremony took place outside New Look in Corporation Street when a new stop has recently been installed.

Standing before a huge crowd of fans the star said: "It's good to be here, thank you very much. Being with Sabbath has been an incredible journey.

"Once a Brummie, always a Brummie."

Also at the event was Councillor John Clancy, the leader of Birmingham City Council, who said: "We have one of Birmingham's greatest exports to the world here today.

"He is the Prince of Darkness."

See a gallery of pictures from the event here

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