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.
Zakk Wylde has teamed up with Grill ‘Em All to create the Berzerker Burger, a hamburger with two blackened half-pound patties, Eagle Rock Solidarity battered onion rings, white truffle pomme frites, chipotle ketchup, cheddar and thick cut bacon, all smothered in chili.
Zakk Wylde has announced a West Coast solo acoustic tour. The tour, which kicks off April 21 and ends May 1, ties in with the April 9 paperback release of his book, Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berzerker’s Guide to World Tour Domination.
America’s only hard-rock and heavy-metal award show is back and bigger than ever in 2013. The fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards presented by Epiphone will take place Thursday, May 2, at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles. For the first time ever, the event will be broadcast live on national television through AXS TV and broadcast in the US and key international markets through Xbox LIVE and Facebook.
Last night at Revolver and Guitar World's 2nd Annual Rock & Roll Roast, a host of rockers and comedians took aim at Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, firing a nonstop barrage of barbs and one-liners that would make an ordinary man cry. But, as last night's endless stream of insults and anecdotes made perfectly clear, Snider is not a normal man.
Get ready! Guitar World and Revolver's Rock & Roll Roast of Dee Snider takes place tonight, January 24, at the Grove in Anaheim, California. The Twisted Sister frontman, and this year's venerable Roast honoree, was recently named one of the 100 greatest living rock stars by Revolver magazine.
Last time, we kicked off this series of Brewtality columns by going over some basic, but essential, stuff and learning how to play the A minor pentatonic scale (A C D E G) all over the neck. We did this by learning the five fretboard patterns shown in FIGURE 1.