ZAKK WYLDE To Be Roasted In January; More Details Revealed
December 6, 2011, 5 years ago
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY frontman Zakk Wylde will be the inaugural honoree at the first ever Rock & Roll Roast hosted by Guitar World magazine.
This charity event will take place at The Grove in Anaheim, CA on Thursday, January 19th, 2012, with a portion of all proceeds going to the MusiCares charity.
Roastmaster Sharon Osbourne and other metallers such as, OZZY OSBOURNE, FOZZY’s Chris Jericho, ANTHRAX's Scott Ian, Stone Cold Steve Austin, SLIPKNOT's Corey Taylor, as well as comedy and roast veterans Jim Norton, Brian Posehn, Jim Florentine and more will all take aim at the Black Label Society frontman and guitar icon.
Also, fresh from her recent stint on the JUDAS PRIEST tour, Lady Starlight (LADY GAGA's resident DJ) will also be on hand to serve as the evening's official DJ.
Wylde commented on the roast: "How can they roast me? I'm a good Catholic boy..."
Sharon Osbourne explained: "Zakk has always called me his Mom, but I think my boy needs a good kicking."
Editorial Director of Guitar World, Brad Tolinski added: "We're excited to kick-off this new annual event, and who better than Zakk Wylde, to be our first... victim."
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A promo trailer for the event can be seen below: