ZAKK WYLDE Talks Finest Hour On Stage - "The First Arena Tour I Ever Did With OZZY OSBOURNE"
September 15, 2016, 5 years ago
Black Label Society frontman and guitar legend Zakk Wylde is featured in a new interview with Music Radar. He discusses his finest hour on stage, his favourite live album, Spinal Tap moments and more. An excerpt is available below.
Q: What's been your finest hour on stage?
Zakk: "Well, as far as the most memorable, it would have to be the first arena tour I ever did with The Boss (Ozzy Osbourne). That was pretty surreal, being that I was in the audience at an Ozzy concert not too long before, and now I'm playing with my hero. I'll always remember that. But to me, it's all good. Y'know, people always ask me if I enjoy playing in a stadium for 120,000 people more than in a small place in front of 300 people. I think, if you ask any musician, they'll tell you: 'Just as long as somebody shows up, it's good…'"
Q: What's the nearest you've come to a Spinal Tap moment on tour?
Zakk: "Every day. There will always be Tap moments. I once threw a TV out of a hotel window with Ozzy. They came up with some bullshit excuse that they couldn't fix the room, and they couldn't rent it out, so they charged me 10 grand and they charged 41 grand to Oz. But the look on Oz's face, and the fact that we were both pissing and shitting our pants, and laughing our balls off – that was pretty priceless. So I have no regrets, nobody got hurt and it was good times."
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