Zakk Sabbath Have Announced 2020 Shows Celebrating 50 Years ’O Doom
With next year marking an impressive 50 years since Black Sabbath released their legendary self-titled debut album, cover band Zakk Sabbath have announced two 2020 UK dates to celebrate the occasion.
The trio – guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde, bassist Blasko and drummer Joey Castillo – will be hitting Birmingham’s O2 Institute2 on February 13 and London’s Garage on Valentine’s Day to mark 50 years ’o doom. The shows take place within a wider Zakk Sabbath European tour, which also stop off in Helsinki, Tallinn, Warsaw, Paris and Amsterdam.
The band will be joined on both UK nights by DJ Matt Stocks, who will be spinning tunes before Zakk Sabbath’s scheduled two-hour sets. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 29, at 10am via the Kerrang! Ticket Store.
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Catch Zakk Sabbath at the following:
9 Helsinki The Circus
10 Tallinn Rock Cafe
11 Warsaw Progresja
13 Birmingham O2 Institute2
14 London The Garage
15 Paris Le Trianon
16 Amsterdam Melkweg
In other Zakk Wylde news, Kerrang! recently put the guitar legend through our 13 Questions franchise, and we found out some pretty surprising facts.
Of his “worst habit”, Zakk revealed: “I don’t consider it a worst habit, I consider it very enjoyable, but it would have to be the non-stop pounding of my genitalia; that’s the reason why I have to have a guitar around, otherwise I don’t know what to do with my hands.”
He also admitted that he’s once gone an entire week without cleaning: “One time, during the Animal House years, I had seven days without brushing my teeth or showering – just put deodorant on and you’re good to go,” Zakk said. “That would probably have to be the longest.”
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