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Ozzy Osbourne's Voodoo 2015 Performance: The 10 Most Metal Moments

Headbanging children, fire hoses and (of course) insane soloing: here's what made Ozzy's performance awesomely metal

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Ozzy Osbourne headlining a festival in New Orleans on Halloween night is a triangulation of forces not to be missed, and indeed, the Prince of Darkness' performance at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience on Saturday night (Oct. 31) lived up to the spooky, sky-high expectations. The rock legend was joined by Geezer Butler, Tom Morello, Slash and a full band that helped him finish an intensely soggy Saturday at New Orleans' City Park on a solid note.

The Ozzy headlining set was, of course, blindingly metal, and we have the list to prove it. Check out the 10 most metal moments of the Ozzman's Voodoo takeover.

1 / 10

A little boy who couldn't have been over nine years old shouted along to Ozzy's first song, "I Don't Know," while on his father's shoulders

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It's Halloween -- that kid could have been trick-or-treating! Clearly, he's way more hardcore than his little pals.

2 / 10

"Mr. Crowley" started with Ozzy in a Jesus pose and flames exploding onstage behind him

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This was the second song of the set; from the jump, Ozzy's Voodoo show was quite literally lit.

3 / 10

Tom Morello flipped over his guitar body during a solo to reveal a handwritten sign that read "OZZY RULES"

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The front of his guitar read "Arm The Homeless," by the way. Punk rock!

4 / 10

Ozzy dumped a full bucket of water on his head during "Shot in the Dark"

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He did so again on "Crazy Train," that time looking like a demon when his sopping hair covered his face. Maybe Ozzy was jealous of the rain-soaked crowd!

5 / 10

Ozzy sprayed the front row with a fire hose

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Did he forget how hard it was raining? Fortunately, the front row was very metal about the situation.

6 / 10

Geezer Butler, Tom Morello and Slash all came out for "Iron Man"

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No surprises there, as all four were billed on the headlining slot, but how can someone not appreciate the supergroup taking on a stone-cold classic?

7 / 10

Ozzy said the F-word 19 times in between songs

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That's an average of one "f-ck" every 4.7 minutes over a 90-minute set.

8 / 10

"War Pigs" was the epic singalong it needed to be

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Ozzy alternated between his own singing and his audience's warbling during the verses of the show's clear standout, and the tireless instrumentals were just as majestic as on wax.

9 / 10

Slash brought down the hammer on "Paranoid"

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The extended solo was his time to shine, and the guitar legend naturally crushed it. Almost as unbelievable: Geezer Butler's bass solo on "N.I.B." Both required devil horns raised high.

10 / 10

Ozzy sang a little of "Singin' in the Rain" before "Fairies Wear Boots"

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Real metalheads know their Gene Kelly references! And appreciate the ability to put a positive spin on miserable weather! Rock on, Ozzy.

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