Free Speech
Suicidal Tendencies


"They're trying to sue me in California over this kid who shot himself. It says in this one line, Breaking laws, locking doors, but there's no one at home / Make your bed, rest your head, but you lie there and moan / Where to hide? / Suicide is th only way out, or something. But that's one paragraph in the song, and the song is about the danger of alcohol. A certain percentage of alcoholics can't stand it anymore, and they jump off a fucking building. But the press picks up on one line in a song and keeps shoving it down people's throats. They're saying this fucking song forced this kid to shoot himself. The kid was fucking well sick in the mind long before he ever heard an Ozzy Osbourne record."


                                           ~ Ozzy Osbourne, September 1986


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