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It seems the bats are exacting a little revenge on Ozzy Osbourne. 

The heavy metal icon infamously bit the head off one of the flying rodents he thought was a rubber toy during a live show in the early '80s.  And now BBC News says fellow members of the bat family are preventing Osbourne from renovating part of his U.K. estate. 

Ozzy reportedly wanted to convert a barn on the property into a two-bedroom home, but a local council in Buckinghamshire has nixed the project until the rocker can find a way to protect the bats that currently occupy the barn. 

The Osbournes haven't commented on the renovation complication, saying only via a spokesman that it is a "private matter." 

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