The 12th annual Ozzfest, headlined by Ozzy Osbourne, will kick off July 27th in the Los Angeles area and play 25 dates, Osbourne and his wife/manager, Sharon, told a news conference on Tuesday. The Black Sabbath singer and his wife Sharon shocked the industry by announcing the festival’s admission will be free this year. “It’s business as usual, except it’s free. We want to encourage new music and new talent,” Sharon explained. Yahoo.com has since removed the full article.