The Press Release:
This summer, Anthrax and Black Label Society will bring some of the finest thrash and heavy metal to 24 North American cities when they kick off a five-week tour on Tuesday, July 26 at Van Buren in Phoenix, AZ, wrapping in Philadelphia at the Fillmore on Sunday, August 28. Both bands will play headline sets. Hatebreed, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Perseverance album, will Special Guest. Black Label Society and Anthrax have shared festival stages and one-off shows numerous times, but this marks the very first time these two bands will tour together. Ticket pre-sale details are below.* The public ticket on-sale starts this Friday at 10:00 AM local time. Log onto https://www.anthrax.com/tour or http://blacklabelsociety.com for all ticket purchasing information. Continue reading Anthrax and Black Label Society Announce Co-Headlining North American Tour→
Tuesday is not usually known for being a day that makes folks happy (since its still so far away from the weekend and all) but with the updates from the Zakk Wylde media side of the fence today just might be the exception. Read on down to learn some awesome news and some special anniversary touring. I’ll return at the close of course.
The Press Release:
Entertainment One (eOne) has licensed the complete back catalog of Black Label Society (BLS), the hard rock group led by American guitar icon Zakk Wylde. In addition to the band’s last three albums which were released on eOne, the Company has licensed the following titles: Sonic Brew, Stronger Than Death, 1919 Eternal, The Blessed Hellride, Hangover Music Vol. VI, Mafia, and Shot to Hell. Fans can expect these titles in never-before-released formats over the next few years.
Artist: Black Label Society Title: “Trampled Down Below” (Single) Label: E1 Entertainment Release Date: 1/8/2018 Genre: Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Rating: 4/5
We’re only about ten days out from the next full length Black Label Society album “Grimmest Hits” and with the timing so close, I was actually surprised to find another single being released with “Trampled Down Below”. Since I’ve already discussed “All That Once Shined” HERE, I figure let’s keep the overview train running. “Trampled” is longer than the other track and begins with a solemn riff and tasty bass and when the twin guitars begin blazing over the pounding drums you find yourself wrapped up into a solid headbanging track. Continue reading “Trampled Down Below” (Single) by Black Label Society→
Artist: Black Label Society Title: “All That Once Shined” (Single) Label: eOne Entertainment Release Date: 11/20/2017 Genre: Hard Rock Rating: 4/5
I guess it was about a month ago that I shared the news about not only the upcoming BLS Tour (seen HERE in case you missed it) but also about their forthcoming in January album “The Grimmest Hits”. Well, the time has come for the first single from said album to be given a few thoughts about and here we go into the Berzerker fray to discuss what Zakk Wylde and Company are planning on dishing out. Zakk starts off with a softer voice and riff before a crunching, very Doom-laden flow take over. The tune itself is a powerful and moody groove and when the chorus came in there was some slight Alice In Chains vibe to it. I didn’t mind this at all since today there are influences pulled from everywhere. Continue reading “All That Once Shined” (Single) by Black Label Society→
You might laugh at this but I am still a little bit sore in the feet from my four days of wandering the recent NY Comic Con that took place over the past weekend at the Javits Center. With the borderline exhaustion slowly fading away I was happy to find some easy to post notices such as the new that Zakk Wylde will be bringing the Black Label Society to the masses with a tour that features both Corrosion Of Conformity and Red Fang as support. Take a look at the press release and all the dates below.
The Press Release:
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will embark on a North American tour this winter in support of its upcoming album, “Grimmest Hits”. Joining them on the trek will be CORROSION OF CONFORMITY on all dates, with EYEHATEGOD and RED FANG appearing at select shows.
A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale for all shows will begin on Tuesday, October 10 at 2:00 p.m. local time and end on Thursday, October 12 at 10:00 p.m. local time. When prompted, type in the presale code “BLABBERMOUTH” to access tickets before the general public. The general on-sale for U.S. dates is Friday, October 13 at 10:00 a.m. local time. The general on-sale for Western Canadian dates is Saturday, October 14 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Continue reading Black Label Society Announces Tour With Corrosion Of Conformity→