In between his solo endeavors, Black Label Society, and punching the editor-in-chief of this website, Zakk Wylde fronts Zakk Sabbath which is, well, a Black Sabbath tribute band. They’re super good — like, surprisingly good, to the extent that the band is almost more like a gag from Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure or Wayne’s World than a real thing.
The ensemble is releasing a live LP via Southern Lord in June. Adding to the all-star nature of this project, the album was mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Nails, High on Fire, Baptists, etc), and it sounds amazing. Check out a live clip of “War Pigs” for a taste:
And if you missed it, here’s what happened the last time Trey and I met Zakk at the NAMM convention: