I mean, this one has it all. Sexy witch-lady? Check. Thigh-high boots? Also check. Volcanic background? You bet? Ozzy as some sort of demon-dragon? Holy hell-yes.

February 22, 1986. I turned 9 years old. Pitchers and catchers were reporting for a Red Sox season that would eventually break my heart. And Ozzy Osbourne released The Ultimate Sin.


Post-rehab Ozzy rules. This album has some real rippers on it, and it’s Jake E. Lee’s last album with the Ozz Man. But it’s the artwork that grabbed me as a grade-schooler who was just starting to get wise to the ways of heavy metal. So let’s dive into that.

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