FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 4, 2006
SOARS TO #1
“CONCRETE JUNGLE” MOST ADDED AT ACTIVE ROCK FORMAT
ANNOUNCE U.S. HEADLINING TOUR
New York, NY – Legendary, Grammy winning guitarist Zakk
Wylde and his band, Black Label Society, scored #1 Most Added
honors at Active Rock with the new single “Concrete Jungle.”
Added to over 25 stations around the country, including WAAF
in Boston, KUPD in Phoenix, KXXR in Minneapolis, KOMP in Las
Vegas and WRIF in Detroit, among others, the single is the first
from Zakk's latest rock 'n roll opus, Shot to Hell. This upcoming
Roadrunner Records release (his first for the label) hits stores
nationwide on September 12th. BLS will perform the single, as
well as other tracks off of the new album, on the U.S. headlining
tour that kicks off in Sayreville, NJ on October 19th.
Radio programmers are already heaping plenty of praise on Shot
To Hell. "Neader" Paul Marshall of 98.9 KQRC FM in
Kansas City, MO proclaims that, "Black Label Society defies
conventional wisdom. It's not just a band. It's a lifestyle.
It's what Rock is supposed to be. It's dirty, sleazy, and everything
you've been told not to embrace. And yet you wrap yourself around
it and grin. Because everyone who pisses you off, will be pissed
off by your appreciation of Zakk & Co. Black Label Society
is everything you heard Rock n' Roll was, but have yet to witness.
It's time...S.D.M.F [Strength Determination Merciless Forever]!!!!!”
Along with the success of the single, Zakk continues to show
up in all mediums of press. He recently appeared on the Tonight
Show with Jay Leno, playing Candyland with comedian Mitch Fatel
during their Ozzfest segment. Additionally, he appeared on New
York City’s WB11 Morning Show, where he taught the anchor
a few licks on guitar. Zakk has also graced the covers of the
September issues of Guitar World and Metal Edge magazines, has
appeared as the marquee artist in Blender.com’s Ozzfest
coverage, and will have a feature interview in Men’s Health
magazine where he talks about juggling family life and constant
Black Label Society are preparing to hit the road to support
the new album on the “Shot To Hell” Tour, featuring
special guests (and labelmates) Black Stone Cherry. BSC, an
up-and-coming Southern Rock band, recently debuted at #90 on
the Top 200 Album Chart with their self-titled debut album.
Moving over 10,000 units in its first week, Black Stone Cherry
features the hit single “Lonely Train,” which has
risen to #12 on the Top Hard Rock Album Chart. Together, Black
Label Society and Black Stone Cherry will spread the rock n
roll gospel across America through late Fall.
The 37-date Fall tour starts on October 19th in Sayreville
and ends on December 8th in Los Angeles. Tickets will go on
sale August 5th through TicketMaster however the bolded dates
are available pre-sale starting noon on 7/31. The presale tickets
can be purchased by going to http://tixx1.artistarena.com/blacklabelsociety/.
Tour info so you can ROCK in a town near you:
Oct 19 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom Aug. 12th
Oct 20 New York, NY Nokia Theatre Times Square
Oct 21 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory Sept.
Oct 24 Hartford, CT Webster Theatre Aug. 12th
Oct 25 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights Aug.
Oct 27 Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino
Ballroom Aug. 4th
Oct 28 Worcester, MA The Palladium Aug. 11th
Oct 29 Rochester, NY Walter Street Music Hall
Oct 31 Cleveland, OH House of Blues Aug. 26th
Nov 1 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall Aug. 26th
Nov 2 Detroit, MI State Theater Sept. 15th
Nov 4 Covington, KY Madison Theater Aug. 5th
Nov 5 St. Louis, MO The Pagent Aug. 11th
Nov 7 W. Des Moines, IA Val Air Ballroom Aug.
Nov 9 Milwaukee, WI The Eagles Club (The Rave)
Nov 10 Chicago, IL House of Blues Aug. 5th
Nov 11 Minneapolis, MN The Quest Aug. 12th
Nov 12 Kansas City, MO The Beaumont Club Aug.
Nov 14 Tulsa, OK Cain’s Ballroom Aug.
Nov 15 Oklahoma City, OK Bricktown Club Aug.
Nov 17 Houston, TX Warehouse Live Aug. 12th
Nov 18 Austin, TX Austin Music Hall Aug. 26th
Nov 19 Dallas, TX Granada Theater Aug. 26th
Nov 21 Denver, CO Ogden Theater Aug. 12th
Nov 22 Salt Lake City The Depot Aug. 11th
Nov 24 Seattle, WA Moore Theater Sept. 16th
Nov 25 Portland, OR McMenamis Crystal Ballroom
Nov 28 San Diego, CA House of Blues Aug. 5th
Nov 30 Cabazon, CA Key Club at Morongo Aug.
Dec 1 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theater TBA
Dec 2 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theater TBA
Dec 3 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues TBA
Dec 6 San Francisco, CA The Filmore TBA
Dec 8 Los Angeles, CA Wiltern Theater Sept.
For more information visit www.zakkwylde.com.
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