Black Label Society has announced that Breaking Benajmin’s Chad Szeliga will be taking over the reigns as drummer. Szeliga replaces Mike Froedge, who had been touring with the band for the past several months following the departure of Will Hunt. Frontman Zakk Wylde had this to say in a note on the band’s Facebook page: [...]
An interview with Zakk Wylde never seems to go as planned. One doesn’t interview Zakk so much as one throws down with him. When Revolver gets him on the phone, the Black Label Society frontman/classic Ozzy guitarist/ax-god goes off, chatting so casually and zealously about his band’s recently released acoustic album, The Song Remains Not [...]
There’s no manual on how a metal band should unplug, so on their new acoustic disc, Black Label Society pretty much wing it. This means lots of slow, folky numbers with big, black-toned harmonies and swelling strings. The results are entirely respectable, topped by a cover of Neil Young’s “Helpless” that’s very, very serious and [...]
The new acoustic/unplugged album from Black Label Society, The Song Remains Not The Same, is now streaming online at AOL as part of their listening party series. The album will be released on May 10. The Song Remains Not The Same features unplugged versions of material from Black Label Society’s latest album, Order Of The [...]
Last night, Wednesday, April 13, Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde made a surprise appearance on American Idol, performing the Sammy Hagar classic “Heavy Metal” with Idol contestant James Durbin. You may remember Durbin as being the first American Idol contestant to ever sing a Judas Priest song on the show, when he belted out [...]
Actor, recording artist, and author William Shatner—also this year’s Honorary Headbanger at the Revolver Golden Gods—has announced the track listing for his upcoming album, Searching for Major Tom (Cleopatra), due out later this year. The album includes covers of Queen, Pink Floyd, and Black Sabbath and features guest musicians such as Deep Purple’s Ritchie Blackmore, [...]
This week only on the Revolver TV mobile app, we have a two-part exclusive interview with the Metal God Rob Halford of Judas Priest, as he picks his dream all-star band and reflects on their historic US Festival performance. Catch Slipknot live in concert, go behind the scenes with Jason Bonham at his new Led Zeppelin Experience, and Escape the Fate visit us in studio. Plus, new videos from Black Label Society and Bring Me The Horizon. All that and more, only on Revolver TV!
• Sounds like: A collection of walk-on music for the meanest fucking wrestler in the world.
• Where do Black Label Society sit in a movie theater: Wherever the fuck they feel like.
On stands now, the 2010 REVOLVER MAGAZINE GOLDEN GODS issue is not to be missed. The double-sized issue boasts an all-star cover featuring the REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS winners, performers and presenters—including OZZY OSBOURNE, LEMMY KILMISTER of Motörhead, ROB HALFORD of Judas Priest, DAVE GROHL, ALICE COOPER, CHINO MORENO of Deftones, ROB ZOMBIE, ZAKK WYLDE of Black Label Society, VINNIE PAUL of Hellyeah, JERRY CANTRELL of Alice In Chains, CHRIS JERICHO of WWE and Fozzy, KAT VON D, MARC COLOMBO of the Dallas Cowboys and Free Reign, and more.