Zakk Wylde teases details of Ozzy Osbourne’s “slamming” new album and says “it’s a huge honor” to be involved

Zakk Wylde performing live
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Ever since it was revealed that Ozzy Osbourne had a new album in the works – one that would include Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and many more – the entire guitardom has been eagerly awaiting its much-anticipated arrival.

The recent release of the album’s title track – Patient Number 9, featuring Beck – arrived with the long-awaited news that the record will arrive in its entirety on September 9, bringing to a close months of restless speculation.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.