As a member of the tragically infamous '27 Club,' guitar god Jimi Hendrix died much too young. However, during his short time in the spotlight, Hendrix cemented himself as perhaps the greatest guitar player of all time. To celebrate Hendrix's immortal influence, musicians such as Zakk Wylde, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and even Jimi Hendrix Experience / Band of Gypsys bassist Billy Cox will hit the road for the Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour.
Black Label Society have unveiled the video for 'Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone,' a cover of the classic Bill Withers song. It's from the live CD 'Unblackened,' due out on Sept. 24. A live DVD, also called 'Unblackened,' but with a slightly different track listing, comes out the same day.
In the third segment of our video interview with Zakk Wylde, the guitar icon talks about how the pinch harmonic became such a staple of his playing, reuniting with some of his long-lost guitars and whether or not he will ever retire from music. He also plays a revealing game of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?'
Zakk Wylde is one of metal's all-time greats. The beloved shredder was recruited by Ozzy Osbourne in 1987, just in time to record 'No Rest for the Wicked.' Wylde is one of the world's fastest guitarists, able to cram a ridiculous amount of notes into one measure using the "chicken pickin" style. Wylde went on to front Black Label Society, having found success with eight studio albums recorded since 1999.
Iconic guitarist Zakk Wylde stopped by the Loudwire studio for a lovely chat not too long ago. We'll be posting our full interview with the Black Label Society / Ozzy Osbourne shredder soon, but in this portion of Wylde's visit, Brother Zakk went in-depth about his newly sober lifestyle and late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman.