ZAKK WYLDE: Rig Rundown With PREMIER GUITAR (Video)

ZAKK WYLDE: Rig Rundown With PREMIER GUITAR (Video)

Premier Guitar's John Bohlinger hung with Zakk Wylde before soundcheck during the Nashville stop of the "Generation Axe" tour. Wylde, an intimidating muscle-bound shred monster, turned out to be perhaps the nicest guy on the planet as he humbly took Premier Guitar through his rig full of newly launched Wylde Audio wares.

The guitars Wylde tours with are the same off-the-shelf models that are available through Wylde Audio. Typically, the BLACK LABEL SOCIETY frontman hangs on to one axe through an entire set and on this particular night this Warhammer model got the call. It features a mahogany body, maple neck, ebony fretboard, Floyd Rose tremolo, and a set of Wylde's signature EMG pickups.

To continue learning about Zakk's gear, go to this location.

Wylde recently announced new U.S. and Canadian tour dates in continued support of his new LP, "Book Of Shadows II". Wylde will hit over 40 cities spread out across the U.S. and Canada this summer including a performance at Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal on August 7, a first for him as a solo artist.

"Book Of Shadows II" was released on April 8 via Entertainment One Music (eOne Music). Zakk's first solo release in 20 years is the follow-up to 1996's "Book Of Shadows", a classic album Wylde released between his work with Ozzy Osbourne that has since become a fan favorite.

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