Bark at the Moon is the third studio album by Ozzy Osbourne, originally released on 15 November 1983. The album features former Mickey Ratt and Rough Cutt guitarist Jake E. Lee, who replaced guitarist Randy Rhoads who had been killed a year earlier in a plane crash. The album peaked at number 19 on the Billboard album chart and within several weeks of release was certified Gold for over 500,000 sales in the United States. To date, it has sold over 3,000,000 copies in the US. In the UK, it was the third of four Osbourne albums to attain Silver certification (60,000 units sold), achieving this in January 1984.
In this conversation recorded in 1983 whilst travelling on a tour bus in Dortmund, Germany, Ozzy talks about the death of Randy Rhoads, his reputation and relationship with former band members in Black Sabbath.