TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 121 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In part two of their BLACK LABEL SOCIETY special coverage, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy are joined by BLACK LABEL SOCIETY bassist John "J.D." DeServio. Interview topics include Zakk Wylde, Richie Kotzen, Derek Sherinian, Louis "Red" Deutch, and the Bum Bar Bastards. Additional podcast topics include Bumblefoot, CRUCIFIED BARBARA, and GoDaddy.com. Photos as well as the 45-minute podcast can be downloaded at this location. iTunes users can also subscribe to "Talking Metal" for free at this location.
As previously reported, John "J.D." DeServio is now accepting music students in the New Jersey area for January 15-17 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. DeServio will then fly to Los Angeles for the NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants) and will return on January 22, at which point he will resume lessons. DeServio, who specializes in music theory for all instruments, can be contacted via his MySpace page.
DeServio and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Nick Catanese will attend NAMM, which is scheduled to take place January 18-21 in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center. Catanese will take part in signing sessions at the Dean Markley, EMG, Tone Pros, Coffin Cases, and Washburn Guitars booths. DeServio will be signing at EMG, Schecter, Samson, and Coffin Cases. J.D. will also play for Zoom Pedals on January 20.
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's latest album, "Shot to Hell", has sold 98,000 copies in the United States since its Sept. 12 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.