No, it's not a spoof – this is really gonna happen.
US company Knome are to undertake the task, in the hope of finding out how, despite decades of excess, Ozzy’s still very much alive and kicking.
We wonder whether they'll discover that the secret to long life is a diet of booze, drugs and wild behavior. Certainly hope so!
The question is, will they then look to clone the Prince Of Darkness – and provide us with an entire nation of Ozzys?!
Find out more at www.ozzy.com