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Zakk Sabbath, the Black Sabbath all-star cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie) and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens of the Stone Age, Bl’ast!), will release the limited edition Live in Detroit LP on June 16 via Southern Lord Recordings.

Preorders for Live in Detroit are available now via Southern Lord at this location.

The three tracks comprising Live in Detroit were captured at the band’s performance on Oct. 26, 2016, at tThe Fillmore in Detroit, Michigan. Southern Lord will release Live in Detroit as a one time, vinyl-only pressing in multiple color variants. Additionally, the band will have the Live in Detroit LP available for purchase throughout its upcoming tour (see dates below).

Zakk Sabbath also has released a music video for “War Pigs,” directed by Justin Reich. (more…)

Zakk Wylde

Guitar icon Zakk Wylde has debuted the music video for “Lost Prayer,” from his latest solo album, Book of Shadows II. Directed by longtime collaborator Justin Reich, it is the second video from BOSII.

Last summer, Wylde released the “Sleeping Dogs” video, featuring Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor. That track has become the most successful active rock radio single of Wylde’s career, reaching number 15 in the U.S. and number five in Canada. (more…)

Review by Greg Maki
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Until about this time last year, it appeared Rob Zombie’s music career was a thing of the past. His first feature film as a director, House of 1000 Corpses, attracted a strong cult following, and he was preparing for the July release of its follow-up, The Devil’s Rejects. Looking for a way to spend the summer of 2005, Zombie decided to assemble a band—longtime bassist Rob “Blasko” Nicholson, former Marilyn Manson guitarist John 5 and drummer Tommy Clufetos—to headline the second stage of Ozzfest. So inspired was he by the stripped-down, back-to-basics shows that he hit the studio last fall with his new band to record his third solo disc, Educated Horses. (more…)