Zakk Wylde details “genius” plan to reunite Black Sabbath's original lineup

Zakk Wylde
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Black Label Society leader Zakk Wylde has revealed his “genius” plan to reunite Black Sabbath with its original lineup.

In a new interview with Classic Rock, the guitarist claims – perhaps not entirely seriously – that “contractually, the original Black Sabbath can never tour again”. However, as he explains, he's developed a way of getting around such ‘contractual obligations’.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.