Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are launching a new MTV reality series, a contest in which the winning band will get a slot on the Ozzfest 2005 tour.

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are launching a new MTV reality series, a contest in which the winning band will get a slot on the Ozzfest 2005 tour.

"Battle for Ozzfest," which premieres Oct. 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, will feature eight bands that will compete for the touring slot in addition to winning touring money, band gear and a possible record deal. The Osbournes will serve as judges.

Ozzfest will celebrate its 10th anniversary next year.