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Zakk Wylde

Zachary Phillip Wylde (born January 14, 1967), best known by the stage name Zakk Wylde, is an American musician, songwriter, and occasional actor who is best known as the former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society. He was the lead guitarist and vocalist in Pride & Glory, who released one self-titled album in 1994 before disbanding. As a solo artist he released Book of Shadows in 1996. Wylde was born in Bayonne, New Jersey. Wylde currently lives with his wife, Barbaranne, and his three children: Hayley Rae, Hendrix, and Jesse—who is godson to Ozzy Osbourne. He was good friends with Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott before Dimebag was killed December 8, 2004. As of 2011, he is also in partnership with Blair's Sauces and Snacks to produce "Berserker" Hot Sauce and several variations thereof. Wylde's health has come under scrutiny for several years. Wylde was asked by Sharon Osbourne to attend rehab, but left very early on.

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Metal God Zakk Wylde -- Three Years of Protection From "Mentally Ill" Sacrificer

Metal God Zakk Wylde
Three Years of Protection From "Mentally Ill" Sacrificer

Legendary Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde has obtained a long-term restraining order against an obsessed fan -- who allegedly left a creepy sacrificial offering outside Zakk's home.Zakk was in… READ MORE >

Metal God Zakk Wylde -- My Stalker Left Me a 'Sacrifice'

Metal God Zakk Wylde
My Stalker Left Me a 'Sacrifice'

Heavy metal legend Zakk Wylde -- one of the greatest thrasher guitarists EVER -- claims he's "terrified" of an obsessed fan who recently left a "sacrifice" at his home ... this according to court… READ MORE >

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