Zachary Phillip Wylde is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He is best known for his tenure as the lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and as the founder, lead guitarist, and lead singer of the heavy metal band Black Label Society. His signature bulls-eye design appears on many of his guitars and is widely recognized. He was also the lead guitarist and vocalist of Pride and Glory, who released one self-titled album in 1994 before disbanding. As a solo artist, he released the albums Book of Shadows and Book of Shadows II.
|Birth name:||Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt|
|Born:||January 14, 1967, Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Origin:||Jackson, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Genres:||Heavy metal, hard rock, sludge metal, groove metal, Southern rock|
|Occupation(s):||Musician, singer, songwriter, actor|
|Instruments:||Guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, piano, harmonica, banjo|
|Labels:||Geffen, Spitfire, Inside Out, Artemis, Roadrunner, Epic, Sony|
|Associated acts:||Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne, Pride and Glory, Steel Dragon, Britny Fox, Black Sabbath|
|Website:||Zakk Wylde's Official site|
|Twitter:||Zakk Wylde's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Zakk Wylde's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Zakk Wylde's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Zakk Wylde's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Zakk Wylde's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Zakk Wylde's Spotify|
About Zakk Wylde
Multi-instrumentalist who founded heavy metal band Black Label Society. He was known for his long association with Ozzy Osbourne.
He had one goal in life starting at age eight: to play the guitar. He practiced obsessively, sometimes up to 12 hours a day, even during the school day.
He was recognized for the bulls-eye design on his guitar. He was also known for his mastery of the pinch harmonic.
He fathered four children with his wife Barbaranne: Hayley Rae, Hendrix, Sabbath, and Jesse.
He collaborated with William Shatner on the legendary actor's spoken-word cover version of Iron Man for Shatner's third studio album, Seeking Major Tom, from 2011.
Information related to Zakk Wylde
- Musicians from Bayonne, New Jersey
- The Ozzy Osbourne Band members
- 21st-century Roman Catholics
- American heavy metal guitarists
- 20th-century Roman Catholics