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Video: ZAKK WYLDE Performs Acoustically At PLANET ROCK Studios

Video footage of Zakk Wylde performing acoustic versions of the BLACK LABEL SOCIETY songs "The Day That Heaven Had Gone Away" and "Room Of Nightmares" live in session for Planet Rock in London, England can be seen below. Both tracks are taken from the band's tenth full-length album, "Grimmest Hits", which was released January 19 ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On Possibility Of Performing With DIMEBAG Hologram: 'It Would Have To Be Perfect'

Metal Wani's Jessie David recently conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN and SUPERJOINT frontman Philip Anselmo. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the possibility of a hypothetical PANTERA reunion with Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL ...

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Former BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Guitarist NICK CATANESE Pleads Guilty To Sending Sexually Explicit Photos To 14-Year-Old Girl

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Nicholas Catanese pleaded guilty Tuesday (January 16) to sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old female. The 46-year-old musician, who was known as "The Evil Twin" because of his amazing shredding skills (a nickname that Zakk Wylde himself bestowed on the guitarist years ...

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JOE SATRIANI Says 'G3' Tour Was Created Because 'Success Had Isolated' Him From Everybody

Guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani says his long-running "G3" tour was created because success had isolated him from his fellow musicians. The tour, which launched in 1996 with Satriani along with Eric Johnson and Steve Vai, has since showcased some of rock's best guitarists, including John Petrucci (DREAM THEATER), Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE), Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul ...

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ZAKK WYLDE's 'Severe Illness' Forces BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's Montreal, Toronto Concert Cancelations

Due to Zakk Wylde's "severe illness," BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has been forced to postpone its Montreal and Toronto shows until this summer. New dates will be announced soon. As a result of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's cancelation, the band's tourmates CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and EYEHATEGOD will now perform at Les Foufounes Électriques in Montreal tonight (January ...

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Listen To New BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Song 'Trampled Down Below'

"Trampled Down Below", a brand new song from BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming tenth full-length album, "Grimmest Hits", which will be released January 19 via Entertainment One (eOne). "Trampled Down Below", "All That Once Shined" and "Room Of Nightmares" are available on all digital service ...

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Vol. 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over - DIMEVISION

"Lately I've been living way too damn fast. This successful life I'm leading is bound to kick my ass." Visionary words from a man who lived those fateful lyrics harder than most. It wasn't this prophetic introspection Dimebag Darrell wrote on a solo song, "Twisted", that spelled his end. Yet for the violent way Dime ...

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Grimmest Hits - BLACK LABEL SOCIETY

Zakk Wylde has entered a unique phase in his venerated career. Of late, he has been running about with his tribute band, ZAKK SABBATH. After dropping 2016's compelling "Book of Shadows" sequel album, Wylde is set to rejoin his patron papa bear on the road. Ozzy Osbourne, who recently completed a book-closing run with BLACK ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: 'I Never Rest On My Laurels'

Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen was recently interviewed by Sweetwater's Nick Bowcott (former guitarist of GRIM REAPER). The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his musical influences: Yngwie: "I listened to all those blues records. They were great — Clapton, John Mayall. Then eventually I heard GENESIS ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: 'All That Once Shined' Video Premiere

"All That Once Shined", the new video from BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming tenth full-length album, "Grimmest Hits", which will be released January 19, 2018 via Entertainment One (eOne). The clip was directed by BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's longtime collaborator Justin Reich. Both "All That Once ...

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Members Of SLIPKNOT, KORN, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, POISON, Others React To Passing Of MALCOLM YOUNG

Members of SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, WHITESNAKE, POISON, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, STRYPER, KORN, OVERKILL, KREATOR, SEPULTURA and VOLBEAT are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of Malcolm Young. The 64-year-old guitarist and co-founder of the legendary Australian hard rock band AC/DC had been suffering ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'I Don't Think I'll Ever Retire Completely'

Despite the fact that he has just announced his farewell tour, Ozzy Osbourne says that he he will never retire completely. Less than a year after playing his final shows with BLACK SABBATH, the legendary metal vocalist announced that his next solo tour will also be his last. The two-year farewell jaunt will begin in ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Announces Farewell World Tour

Ozzy Osbourne will embark on a two-year "farewell world tour" starting in 2018. On the trek, OzzyRock And Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter — will celebrate more than five decades as a performer (both as a solo artist and as lead singer of BLACK SABBATH, which formed in ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Says He's Been Sober For Almost Five Years

Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde recently guested on MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx's syndicated rock radio show "Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx". The entire chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the origins of Ozzfest: Ozzy: "How it happened was that [Ozzy's wife and manager] Sharon ...

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DIMEBAG's Longtime Girlfriend Says PANTERA 'Definitely' Would Have Reunited Had He Not Been Murdered

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's longtime girlfriend Rita Haney was recently interviewed by the "Talk Toomey" podcast about a number of topics, including "Dimevision Vol. 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over", the upcoming DVD/CD set featuring video footage of the late PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist captured between the mid-'80s and his later years. You can ...

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Psychotic Symphony - SONS OF APOLLO

Since leaving DREAM THEATER seven years ago, Mike Portnoy has been remarkably prolific, having formed several supergroups (THE WINERY DOGS, FLYING COLORS, METAL ALLEGIANCE) while continuing to serve as Neal Morse's percussionist-in-crime on multiple albums and tours. In addition, he's toured extensively with TWISTED SISTER and AVENGED SEVENFOLD; he's recorded and performed with ADRENALINE MOB ...

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Watch YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Perform In Hazard, Kentucky

Fan-filmed video footage of Yngwie Malmsteen's October 22 performance at The Forum in Hazard, Kentucky can be seen below. Malmsteen has just embarked on the second 2017 leg of his "World On Fire" U.S. headlining tour. Yngwie and his ensemble of musicians are performing pieces from the legendary neo-classical stylings of "Rising Force" (1984) as ...

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