1. Black Label Society Lands First No. 1 On Top Rock Albums Chart

    April 18, 2014 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Zakk Wylde-led group also starts atop Hard Rock Albums. Plus, Jack White debuts on Hot Rock Songs, Chevelle tops Mainstream Rock Songs and more Black Label Society scores its first No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart, as "Cataco ...

  2. Zakk Wylde Promises Return to the 'Heavy Stuff' on April's 'Black Vatican'

    January 24, 2014 9:51 AM EST 0 0 0 After an odds 'n' sods set and an acoustic-oriented live album, guitar hero Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society is ready to get back to "the normal Black Label, the heavy stuff again" -- and will do so with the April 8 release ...

  3. Experience Hendrix Tour Returns in 2014 With Zakk Wylde, Buddy Guy, More

    November 18, 2013 7:56 PM EST The Experience Hendrix Tour, a tribute to Jimi Hendrix that's been an on-again, off-again presence in the music world since its inception in 1995, will return in 2014, Radio.com reports . The tribute tour will feature a score of players in th ...

  4. Black Label Society, 'In This River' Live: Exclusive Video Premiere

    September 17, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Zakk Wylde tees up a live album of "intense" acoustic metal, talks union musicians, Beck's "Sea Change" and what's in store for BLS' next studio LP: "It'll have all the heavy riffs" Whatever you ...

  5. Slayer Guitarist Leads 'Moment of Noise' for Jeff Hanneman, Anthrax Plays 'Raining Blood'

    May 03, 2013 11:25 AM EDT Jeff Hanneman tributes pop up at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards Slayer guitarist Kerry King led a very metal tribute to his "fallen brother" Jeff Hanneman at the Revolver Golden Gods awards Thursday night, bypassing the usual moment of ...

  6. BandPage Unveils New 'Experiences' Service

    March 11, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Want to hang with George Clinton? Need a personal guitar lesson from Zakk Wylde? How about an 8-mile run with Dead Prez’s Stic.man while he teaches you beatboxing? BandPage on Monday is unveiling a platform allowing bands to design and sell cust ...

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  8. Zakk Wylde: 'It Would Be an Honor' to Play With Pantera

    May 22, 2012 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metal Guitar Icon Talks New Book, Sobriety, Church and Music Biz 'Cartoon Characters' The always outrageous and thoroughly entertaining Zakk Wylde has written a book, "Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berzerker's Guid ...

  9. Exclusive: Gene Simmons Heads to Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp, Talks KISS Album

    May 03, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 'I'm Gonna Be the Drill Sergeant,' Rocker Says Kiss' Gene Simmons is prepping the whip for his role mentoring the next batch of Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp attendees. "I intend to be a hard taskmaster," Simmons, who jo ...

  10. Backbeat: Johnny Depp, Dee Snider Perform, Metal Industry Cuts Loose at Revolver Golden Gods Awards

    April 12, 2012 6:00 PM EDT (Photo: Ryan J. Downey) Johnny Depp stunned the crowd when he joined Marilyn Manson onstage on Wednesday at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards . As thrilling as it was for Depp to be playing guitar on "The Beautiful People" and "Sweet ...

  11. Black Sabbath Reunion Tour Becomes 'Ozzy & Friends' Tour

    February 17, 2012 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Three months after announcing a 2012 tour and album, Black Sabbath has reshuffled its reunion plans in light of guitarist Tony Iommi's battle with lymphoma. The hard rock legends have confirmed that they plan to play only one show on their plan ...

  12. Leslie West on Leg Amputation: 'I Cried a Couple F--kin' Times'

    July 12, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Leslie West says that a looming new album in September and concert tour this fall have given him incentive to recover from having the bottom half of his right leg amputated last month. "I don't think there is another attitude," the fo ...

  13. Q&A: Ozzy Osbourne On 'Blizzard' and 'Diary' Reissues, Black Sabbath Reunion Rumblings

    May 27, 2011 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 There may be some Sony Music staffers who may want to forget the earliest days of Ozzy Osbourne's career, when he bit the head off a dove in a moment of inebriated exuberance. But a legion of fans still swears by his first two solo albums, 1980 ...

  14. Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Eyes Spring Start for Next Album

    September 23, 2010 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 C had Kroeger is starting to get the itch to work on the next Nickelback album, but he says he may face a "strike" from his bandmates. "You don't want to bring that up around the band members, I can tell you that," Kroeger t ...

  15. Ozzfest / Aug. 22, 2010 / Camden, NJ

    August 31, 2010 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Several downpours drenched the Susquehanna Bank Center during Ozzfest's visit to Camden, N.J. on Aug. 22, but they did little to dampen fans' spirits they waited for music's Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne , to make his grand entran ...

  16. Eminem Recovers No. 1 on Billboard 200, Matches Susan Boyle's Feat

    August 18, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 E minem 's "Recovery" rebounds to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 after two weeks of sitting by in the runner-up slot. It climbs back to the top with 133,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan (down 13%). It's the most weeks at No. 1 for ...

  17. Zakk Wylde Launching Black Label Berzerkus Tour This Fall

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Metal guitarist Zakk Wylde will launch the Black Label Berzerkus this fall, headlined by Wylde's Black Label Society. The two-month North American tour will feature Clutch, Children Of Bodom and 2Cents, with the first two bands sharing the ma ...

  18. Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul With Special Club Gig

    June 10, 2010 8:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul , with an intimate performance at his favorite haunt, the Iridium Jazz Club. The legendary Paul played there every Monday night until his death last August, so it was an appropriate place for a ...

  19. Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul With Special Club Gig

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul , with an intimate performance at his favorite haunt, the Iridium Jazz Club. The legendary Paul played there every Monday night until his death last August, so it was an appropriate place for ...

  20. Cypress Hill Jams With Slash, Tom Morello

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his first solo album just out, rapper Sen Dog is looking forward to new projects with his group concerns. With his first solo album just out, rapper Sen Dog is looking forward to new projects with his group concerns. The MC, who released " ...

  21. 6 Questions With Ozzy Osbourne

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With Ozzfest fast approaching, it's fitting that Billboard sat down to chat with Ozzy Osbourne about "Black Rain" (May 22, Epic), his first album of new material since "Down to Earth" in 2001. Osbourne has enticed fans thi ...

  22. Back In 'Black'

    May 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Ozzfest fast approaching, Ozzy Osbourne is back this week with "Black Rain" (Epic), his first album of new material since "Down to Earth" in 2001. With Ozzfest fast approaching, Ozzy Osbourne is back this week with "Bla ...

  23. Ozzy Back In 'Black' On First Album In Six Years

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ozzy Osbourne's first new studio album since 2001, "Black Rain," will arrive May 22 via Epic. The set was tracked Osbourne's home studio in Los Angeles with his touring band of guitarist Zakk Wylde, b Ozzy Osbourne's first n ...

  24. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake brings "sexy" back in a big way, John Mayer steeps his new album in soul, R.E.M. raids its archives and rock is on display via new projects from Peter Frampton and the Black Keys in The Interscope debut from acclaimed New ...

  25. Eagle Rock Sells Spitfire Records

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Catalog includes Zakk Wylde, Twisted Sister. In its first move under its new name of Redux Records, the company formerly known as Sheridan Square Entertainment has acquired the 200-album Spitfire Records catalog from Eagle Rock Entertainment. The ...

  26. Ozzy Bringing Forth Rockers, Ballads On New CD

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ozzy Osbourne is getting ready to enter another chapter in his diary of a madman -- with longtime sidekick Zakk Wylde alongside. "There's a bunch of kick-ass stuff on there," Wylde tells Billboard.com Ozzy Osbourne is getting ready to ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Ozzy Osbourne, Jason Mraz, Kaki King

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ozzy Osbourne will play three additional shows (July 4 in Albuquerque, N.M., July 18 in Pittsburgh and July 27 in Darien Lakes, N.Y.) as the headliner for the second stage at this summer's Ozzfest, wh Ozzy Osbourne will play three additional sh ...

  28. Ozzy Scales Down For Second Stage Set

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ozzy Osbourne will make his debut appearance on the second stage of his Ozzfest festival when the event rolls into Devore, Calif., on July 8. Ozzy Osbourne will make his debut appearance on the second stage of his Ozzfest festival when the event rol ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Coachella, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Zakk Wylde

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Coachella, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Zakk Wylde The "Coachella" documentary , chronicling the first six editions of the storied California festival, will be released on DVD April 18 via Anti-. In addition to performances by Radiohead, ...

  30. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights ...

  31. Wylde Allegedly Trashes Boise Club

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Boise, Idaho, appearance by Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society show was canceled on Thursday after the band's namesake allegedly caused damage to the Big Easy nightclub with a baseball bat. A Boise, Idaho, appearance by Zakk Wylde's B ...

  32. All That Remains

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For a band that originated as a very talented goof on the glory days of '80s metal, Fozzy's evolution and growth exceeds that of some other rock acts currently cluttering the airwaves. For a band that originated as a very talented goof on ...

  33. Music Community Mourns For Abbott

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott at the hands of a gunman earlier this week. The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damag ...

  34. New Covers Disc Completes Ozzy Box

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A 10-track disc of cover songs will be the gem inside Epic's four-disc Ozzy Osbourne box set, "Bible of Ozz." A 10-track disc of cover songs will be the gem inside Epic's four-disc Ozzy Osbourne box set, "Bible of Ozz." ...

  35. Ozzfest Pays Dividends For Lacuna Coil

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ozzfest 2004 is over, but the benefits it has brought to Lacuna Coil's latest Century Media album, "Comalies," have just begun. Ozzfest 2004 is over, but the benefits it has brought to Lacuna Coil's latest Century Media album, &q ...

  36. Pantera Members Form Damageplan

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul and guitarist Dimebag Darrell have formed Damageplan. The group's debut, "New Found Power," is due Feb. 10 via Elektra. A spokesperson says Pantera has not broken up but is Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul and g ...

  37. DVD Bolsters Sabbath Retrospective

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A DVD of consisting of rare performance footage will round out a nine-disc Black Sabbath collection due out for the holiday season. A DVD of consisting of rare performance footage will round out a nine-disc Black Sabbath collection due out for the h ...

  38. Madonna's 'Life' Easily Debuts At No. 1

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following a No. 1 debut in the U.K., Madonna's "American Life" opens on top of The Billboard 200. The Maverick/Warner Bros. album sold 241,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week, according to Nielse Following a No. 1 debut in the U. ...

  39. Hot Product

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- A new EP from the Flaming Lips, "Fight Test," featuring the title cut, two new songs, and covers of Kylie Minogue's "Can't Get You Out of My Head," ...

  40. Newsted To Play In Ozzy's Band?

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ozzfest organizers have announced that Canadian proto-thrash outfit Voivod, which now features ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, will join that heavy metal caravan, appearing on the second stage bef Ozzfest organizers have announced that Canadian ...

  41. Drowning Pool Singer Remembered On DVD

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wind-Up Records is preparing a DVD chronicling the history of hard rock act Drowning Pool, whose singer Dave Williams died of natural causes during the band's stint on this summer's Ozzfest tour. Dubb Wind-Up Records is preparing a DVD chr ...

  42. Disturbed Leads Locobazooka! Festival Bill

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Locobazooka! festival, which this year spawned a 16-date tour featuring Sevendust and Filter, will revert to its original incarnation as a single-day festival Sept. 22 in Worcester, Mass. The Locobazooka! festival, which this year spawned a 16-d ...

  43. Ozzfest Live Set Details Finalized

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even though this year's edition of the tour isn't even half over, the tracklisting for "Ozzfest 2002: The Live Album" has been finalized. The audio document of the trek will boast 16 tracks, and is du Even though this year's ...

  44. Sharon Treated For Cancer, Ozzfest Dates Postponed

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sharon Osbourne, wife and manager of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne, is scheduled to have surgery today (July 3) to treat cancer. Her publicist declined to say what kind of cancer she is battling, but Sharon Osbourne, wife and manager of heavy metal ...

  45. Ozzfest Acts Set Headlining Dates

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the second year in a row, several Ozzfest bands have set up headlining performances to run concurrently with stops on the enduring festival tour. System Of A Down, P.O.D., Pulse Ultra, and Meshugg For the second year in a row, several Ozzfest ba ...

  46. Billboard Bits: Ozzfest, Bob Dylan, Soundclashes

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Ozzfest, Bob Dylan, Soundclashes Mental and physical exhaustion suffered by guitarist Zakk Wylde is being blamed for the cancelation of a half-dozen European Ozzfest tour dates. "Ozzfest 2002 has been a particularly grueling tour for Wy ...

  47. Ozzfest Scotches Remaining Euro Dates

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The final six stops on the European leg of the Ozzfest tour have been canceled, according to tour participant Tool's official Web site. The final six stops on the European leg of the Ozzfest tour have been canceled, according to tour participan ...

  48. Zombie Doubles Up For Ozzfest

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rob Zombie will perform two sets on the upcoming Ozzfest tour -- one on the main stage, filling the slot left vacant by the aborted Chris Cornell/Rage Against The Machine project, and the other on the Rob Zombie will perform two sets on the upcoming ...

  49. P.O.D., New Rage/Cornell Band Lead Ozzfest Lineup

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 2002 edition of Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest touring extravaganza will host the first appearances from the as-yet-unnamed new band formed by Soundgarden's Chris Cornell and Rage Against The Machine's T The 2002 edition of Ozzy Osbourne ...

  50. Ozzy's Broken Leg Forces 'Mayhem' Tour Break

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne has suffered a stress fracture in his leg, forcing him to postpone 10 dates on his current Merry Mayhem tour. Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne has suffered a stress fracture in his leg, forcing him to postpone 10 dates on his cu ...

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