During a recent interview with Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF, Black Label Society’s John “JD” DeServio revealed that the band are planning to work on a new album. The bassist said the effort was supposed to be recorded already, but the coronavirus pandemic hindered their plans.
DeServio said the following:
“We were supposed to have a record recorded already. So, who knows when that’s gonna happen. Stay tuned. Hopefully sooner than later. And all the shows, I think they all got canceled this year for everybody, which really, really sucks. But we’re definitely gonna be doing a new record. So keep tuned for that one.”
He continued after being asked if the group have already written new music for the effort:
“I’m sure Zakk’s [Wylde] got a bunch of riffs written. I’m sure he does.”
DeServio also added the following about the songwriting process:
“Zakk just comes up with riffs and ideas, and then we put ’em down and make a song out of it, and then that’s it. It’s pretty easy. It’s pretty simple. A lot of times, he’ll have the whole song done and then will throw down the guitar for us and then we build. A lot of times we’ll just be in the studio and he comes up with stuff and then we just start jamming on it and make that a song. Like, ‘Crazy Horse’ was the last song written on that ‘Order Of The Black’ record , and it was the opening song. We had to spend an extra week doing something, and if we never did that extra week, we wouldn’t have gotten a couple of them songs, which is pretty cool.”