With the release of Ozzy Osbourne’s No Rest for the Wicked in 1988, a sound was unleashed on the world that changed the lexicon of rock guitar and redefined the meaning of “Guitar God." Plucked from anonymity in Jackson, New Jersey, at age 20, Zakk Wylde (formerly Jeff Wielandt) forged a new path of style, personality and tone that continues to grow and evolve to this day.
Check out the new 2DVD set, Ozzy Osbourne: The Randy Rhoads Years, and learn the guitar styles and techniques Randy Rhoads made famous with Ozzy Osbourne. Each part is played up to speed, then broken down note-by-note in this set, which provides an in-depth analysis of eight songs.
Ozzy Osbourne posted a message to his Facebook page late last night, apologizing for his "insane behavior" while drinking and taking drugs over the past year and a half. He also denied rumors that he's splitting from his wife, Sharon.
The album artwork and track listing for 13 — the first new studio album in 35 years from the original Black Sabbath — have now been revealed. In classic Sabbath fashion, the album, which is due out June 11, features eight songs and clocks in at just under 60 minutes.
In this classic entry from his "Brewtality" column, Zakk Wylde shows you some essential minor-pentatonic runs. To kick things off, let’s start with some basics by looking at the minor-pentatonic scale and how it covers the whole neck. To keep things simple, we’ll stay in the key of A minor for now.