Black Label Society Part Ways with Guitarist Nick Catanese

According to announcement released today, Black Label Society have amicably parted ways with longtime guitarist Nick Catanese.

The band, who “wish him the very best in his future musical endeavors,” added that a replacement will be officially announced soon.

Zakk Wylde and the rest of the band have been holed up in Wylde’s personal recording studio the past few months hammering out their much-anticipated new full-length album, which is set for a spring 2014 release through EOne.

Stay tuned to or for more information.

Black Label Society’s newest album, Unblackened, is out now. It’s a live acoustic album recorded March 6 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.


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  • Ozzy TYSON

    Hmmm. Wonder what Marty Friedman’s up to these days? (Yeah, I know) Hell, if SLAYER decides to just go ahead and give it up, maybe Gary Holt’ll be available. When Nunemacher left and BLS was lookin’ for a permanent bassist, I figured hell, call Rex Brown and Vinnie Paul…