sorry, a little too 80s?
"In 1982 Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a real bat. Not that he meant to — a fan tossed him something he believed was a rubber toy. Osbourne didn’t fare too well in that encounter with the animal kingdom and had to endure a rather painful series of rabies shots. "
From here. Quote is about a 1/4 of the way down the page.
See also here
However, the answer should be Van Hagar to the question "What band was spawned from the dissolution of Van Halen?".