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Exclusive Portrait: Celebrating Ozzfest With Guitarist Zakk Wylde

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CHICAGO – As Ozzfest, the summer music jam anchored by Ozzy Osbourne, rolls through Chicago on Tuesday, August 17th, former Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde brought his new band, Black Label Society, to rock at the fest. He also had time to greet fans here on Monday at Borders Books State Street.

Wylde has played with Osbourne on and off since the 1980s, at the same time founding Black Label Society in the 1990s. He has released nine albums with his band and is considered a preeminent guitar hero.

Joe Arce, HollywoodChicago.com photographer, caught this unique Exclusive Portrait of Zakk Wylde while the rocker met admirers at Borders Books State Street in Chicago. He signed his group’s new CD, “Order of the Black” and the covers of Guitar World and Revolver with his image.

He’s Number One: Zakk Wylde at Borders Books State Street, Chicago, on August 16th, 2010
He’s Number One: Zakk Wylde at Borders Books State Street, Chicago, on August 16th, 2010
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com.

Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society’s new CD, “Order of the Black” is available at
Borders Books and wherever music is sold.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Senior Staff Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2010 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

Anonymous's picture

this photo is

this photo is amazing!!!!
Joe why aren’t you shooting for Rolling Stone?

Joe Arce's picture

RE.This Photo is

Thanks-Actually my work has and did appeared in Rolling Stone and most other now defunct Rock and Roll Magazines back in the day.I prefer to stay in Chicago for both personal and professional reasons.Twenty five years ago people told me I could never survive as a Chicago based celebrity publicity photog without relocating to the coasts.I always believed if you build it they will come.And they did.This is why working for Hollywoodchicago is such a great match.

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