March 29, 2016


Zakk Wylde's Drinking Days Are Behind Him, but He's Got a Different Vice Now

Zakk Wylde may not drink anymore, but that doesn't mean he doesn't know how to have a good time. 

While working on Book of Shadows II, the follow-up to his 1996 album (out April 8), the former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist and Black Label Society founder joked with Fuse that he'd chew paint chips instead of guzzling down sarsaparillas—like the days when he and the crew would stay up until 6 a.m. recording Osbourne's 1995 album Ozzmosis. And you know how tasty paint chips are...

Those sarsaparilla days have changed, sure. Now, Wylde gets wild with his four kids (the youngest is 3 and the oldest is 23), and in our interview (which you can watch below), the hard rocker explains what it's like bringing the family on tour: