Black Label Society announce 2015 tour dates

By on October 7, 2014
Black Label Society

Following on from their highest ever UK charting album ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’ via Mascot Label Group (home to Joe Bonamassa, Volbeat, Gov’t Mule, Beth Hart, Vandenberg’s MoonKings) earlier this year, Black Label Society have announced their 2015 tour dates.

 

Presale tickets will go on sale for O2 customers on Wednesday 8th October at 10am and via Live Nation on Thursday 9th October at 10am with the official on sale date Friday 10th October at 10am.

 

Bringing his guitar wizardry and guttural blues to the road; Zakk Wylde along with Dario Lorina (Guitar), John DeServio (Bass) and Jeff Fabb (Drums) will play 8 dates for the UK faithful; giving them the opportunity to see the brooding intensity, swampy nihilism and explosive swagger of ‘Catacombs..’ for the first time since their formidable main stage performance at this years’ Download Festival.

 

Speaking of the new album experience Wylde explains “Every time you’re going to make a new record, it’s exciting. When you’re in the studio you can approach it like Salvador Dali where you’ve got a blank canvas in front of you. You can paint a little bit, sit back and look at it and go, ‘Oh man, let’s add a little more red over here, let’s make this darker over there.’ Because live? It’s a free-for-all. People are bleeding. There’s fire going on. You’re getting attacked by grizzly bears…”

 

If 2013s ‘Unblackened’ live album found Black Label Society in a mellower mood then ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’, their 10th studio album sees them throw down the gauntlet as the runaway beast that they really are in which Metal Hammer described the album as “a metal warrior returning to former glories”.

 

From his 20 years with Ozzy Osbourne and his inception of Black Label Society in 1998 Wylde has widely been considered as one of modern rocks’ true guitar heroes with his taste for metal, blues, doom and southern rock. He recently won the accolade of ‘Metal Guru’ from Classic Rock as well as a ‘Golden God’ from Metal Hammer and ‘Best Guitarist’ from Revolver to cement this status. His collaborations have led to a string of multi-platinum albums, including Osbourne’s biggest selling ‘No More Tears’ for which Wylde wrote all the music.

 

Get ready for February 2015 as Black Label Society are back to bring the noise.

 

2015 UK TOUR

 

WEDNESDAY 11 FEBRUARY                      O2 ABC, GLASGOW – £20.00 Tickets

THURSDAY 12 FEBRUARY                         THE INSTITUTE, BIRMINGHAM – £20.00 Tickets

FRIDAY 13 FEBRUARY                               THE ROUNDHOUSE, LONDON – £22.00 Tickets

SATURDAY 14 FEBRUARY                         O2 ACADEMY, BRISTOL – £20.00 Tickets

SUNDAY 15 FEBRUARY                             O2 ACADEMY, LEEDS – £20.00 Tickets

TUESDAY 17 FEBRUARY                            UEA, NORWICH – £20.00 Tickets

WEDNESDAY 18 FEBRUARY                      ROCK CITY, NOTTINGHAM – £20.00 Tickets

THURSDAY 19 FEBRUARY                         MANCHESTER ACADEMY – £20.00 Tickets

 

 

EUROPEAN TOUR DATES

 

SATURDAY 21 FEBRUARY                         MELKWEG, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS €27.50 Tickets

SUNDAY 22 FEBRUARY                             ANCIENNE BELIGIQUE, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM €28.00 Tickets

TUESDAY 24 FEBRUARY                            BATSCHKAPP, DORTMUND, GERMANY €28.00 Eventim & Ticketmaster

WEDNESDAY 25 FEBRUARY                      FZW FREIZEITENTRUM WEST, FRANKFURT, GERMANY €28.00 Eventim

& Ticketmaster

THURSDAY 26 FEBRUARY                         LE BATACLAN, PARIS, FRANCE €32.00 Tickets

 

SUNDAY 1 MARCH                                   TRAIN, AARHUS, DENMARK 275.00 DKK Tickets

TUESDAY 3 MARCH                                  ROCKEFELLER MUSIC HALL. OSLO, NORWAY 385.00 NOK Tickets

FRIDAY 6 MARCH                                     NOSTURI, HELSINKI, FINLAND €41.00 Tickets

SUNDAY 8 MARCH                                   ROCK CAFÉ, TALLINN, ESTONIA €32.00 Tickets

MONDAY 9 MARCH                                 FORUM PALACE, VILNUS, LITHUANIA $30.00

WEDNESDAY 11 MARCH                          B90, GDANSK, POLAND 110.00 PLN Tickets

THURSDAY 12 MARCH                             CLUB STUDIO, KRAKOW, POLAND 110.00 PLN Tickets

SATURDAY 14 MARCH                             Z7, BASLE, SWITZERLAND 46.00 CHF Tickets

SUNDAY 15 MARCH                                 LES DOCKS, LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND 50.00 CHF Tickets

 

Album Buy links:

 

Buy ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’ on CD/Vinyl here

Buy ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’ on iTunes here

 

Artist/Label links:

 

Black Label Society website

Black Label Society Facebook

Zakk Wylde website

Zakk Wylde Facebook

Zakk Wylde Twitter

 

Mascot Label Group website

Mascot Label Group Facebook

Mascot Label Group Twitter

Mascot Label Group Youtube

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Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.

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