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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…)

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Tommy Black, left, and Scott Weiland

Tommy Black, left, and Scott Weiland

Review by Greg Maki
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It’s become popular in online circles to bash Scott Weiland, the erstwhile Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver vocalist now fronting an act billed as Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts. An off night leads to rampant speculation about what substances he might be on, and quotes from interviews are taken out of context, twisted and used against him at every turn. That’s not what we’re about here at Live Metal; our focus is the music, and when we review a show, all that matters is the performance in question. And on this night at Rams Head on Stage, one of the weirdest venues you could imagine for a rock concert, Weiland and his band were on their game. (more…)

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Review by Greg Maki
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Josh Homme has never courted mainstream success. It found him in 2002, which saw the release of Queens of the Stone Age’s third album, Songs for the Deaf, a stoner rock masterpiece with the best downtuned guitar sound this side of Black Sabbath. Sure, the album featured the can’t-get-it-out-of-your-head single “No One Knows,” but let’s consider for a minute the people Homme surrounded himself with: his one-time musical partner, bassist/vocalist Nick Oliveri; ex-Screaming Trees singer Mark Lanegan; and head Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, who let loose one of the most ferocious drumming performances I have ever heard. Yeah, those guys were pretty good. (more…)