Zakk Wylde earned his stripes as Ozzy Osbourne’s lead guitarist in the late 80s and beyond.  He formed Black Label Society at the end of the 90s and produced some of the most blistering songs ever heard. With ten solid studio albums featuring great tracks like “Stillborn,” “Suicide Messiah,” “Parade of the Dead,” “Fire it Up,” “In This River,” and “Stoned and Drunk,” Black Label Society rightfully earned the #74 spot on the Gears of Rock’s Top 100 Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Bands of All-Time countdown.

Best Song: “Suicide Messiah” (2005)

Best Album: “The Blessed Hellride” (2003)

Best Tour: Mafia Tour 2005

Most Valuable Member: Zakk Wylde – Vocals/Guitar

Fun Fact: Zakk Wylde released a killer acoustic album called “Book of Shadows” prior to forming Black Label Society

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Top 100 Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Bands of All-Time

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