After it was revealed yesterday that Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi had been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma, members of the hard-rock and metal community have followed the Sabbath’s request to send Iommi warm thoughts. Check out the words of support, below, for the man who helped give birth to metal—from the likes […]
Black Label Society frontman and guitarist extraordinaire Zakk Wylde was recently reincarnated into puppet form, courtesy of metal puppeteer Foam Foolery. In the mock video, below, which uses audio from this post, Wylde discusses who has the best beard in rock. Let us know what you think in the comments.
If there’s one thing more exciting than seeing your favorite bands live, it’s seeing your favorite bands playing live together at the same time. Although the hard-rock and metal history books include more than a few eye-popping collaborations over the genres’ four-decade histories, 2011 boasts some of the most exciting. Below is a list of […]
Yesterday marked seven years since the Pantera and Damageplan guitarist was killed. Here, his longtime friend remembers him.
Revolver‘s sister publication, Guitar World, announced today its first-ever Rock & Roll Roast, to be held January 19 at the Grove in Anaheim, CA. Its first guest to make it to the hot seat? Black Label Society frontman and former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde! Roastmaster Sharon Osbourne and other metal-loving luminaries such as Ozzy […]
Zakk Wylde and his band, Black Label Society, are on the road supporting Judas Priest’s Eptiaph Tour. Revolver photographer Rob Fenn was at their Salt Lake City show earlier this month where he captured the mayhem. Tell us what you think of pictures in the comments.
Black Label Society have digitally released an acoustic, instrumental EP of classic Christmas tracks, titled Glorious Christmas Songs that Will Make Your Black Label Heart Feel Good (eOne Music). The three-song collection is available now on iTunes. The track listing is as follows: 1. “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” 2. “O Little Town of Bethlehem” […]
Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde has outlasted the competition to win ESPN’s Baseball Tonight theme song contest. In the final matchup Wylde polled more fan votes than Grace Potter and the Nocturnals for his performance of the classic theme tune, which you can hear below.. Wylde spoke to ESPN Front Row about his delight […]
Last week we all helped Zakk Wylde down rapper/producer J. Cole in ESPN’s Baseball Tonight theme-song contest. Now the hirsute Black Label Society main man is up against jazz musician John Pizzarelli. Check out the two musicians’ versions below. So we’re calling all headbangers to vote for Father Zakk and take this one home for […]
A month ago, we officially debuted legendary actor and recording artist William Shatner’s version of Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man.” which also features Black Label Society and former Ozzy Osbourne axman Zakk Wylde. Now Shatner, who was named the Honorary Headbanger at the 2011 Revolver Golden Gods award show in April, has released amazing video of […]