Generation Axe Share “The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China” Album Sampler

Generation Axe, the touring group featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), and Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders), have shared a sampler featuring previews of all the tracks on their new live album “The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China.” That effort features the band’s April 2017 show in Beijing, China and it will be released on June 28.

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Generation Axe Stream Cover Of Deep Purple’s “Highway Star” From “The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China”

Generation Axe, the touring group featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), and Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders), are streaming their cover of Deep Purple’s “Highway Star” off their new live album “The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China.” That effort features the band’s April 2017 show in Beijing, China and it will be released on June 28.

Zakk Sabbath To Cover Black Sabbath’s Self-Titled Debut Album In Full

Zakk Sabbath, the Black Sabbath cover band featuring Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), Rob “Blasko” Nicholson (ex-Rob Zombie) and Joey Castillo (ex-Queens Of The Stone Age), have announced that they will be releasing a tribute to Black Sabbath‘s 1970 self-titled album on February 13, 2020, exactly 50 years after the original album was released. The effort will be called “Vertigo” and the group plan to record it live on analog in a single 24-hour period. A film crew will also be on hand to document the process. The release will be limited to 500 vinyl (with digital download), CD, and DVD packages. However, they have already sold out and the band have no plans to make it available commercially or digitally.

Generation Axe Stream “Sideways” From “The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China”

Generation Axe, the touring group featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), and Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders), are streaming their cover of Citizen Cope’s “Sideways” off their new live album “The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China.” That effort features the band’s April 2017 show in Beijing, China and it will be released on June 28. The latest track was performed by Wylde and Bettencourt.

Generation Axe (Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Etc.) To Release “The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China” In June

Generation Axe, the touring group featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), and Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders), have announced that they will be releasing a new live album titled “The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China” on June 28. The effort was recorded during the band’s April 2017 show in Beijing, China and a cover of Edgar Winter’s “Frankenstein” from the set can be streamed below:

“The Guitars That Destroyed The World: Live In China” Track Listing:

01. Generation Axe – “Foreplay” (Boston cover)
02. Abasi – “Tempting Time” (Animals As Leaders cover)
03. Abasi/Bettencourt – “Physical Education” (Animals As Leaders cover)
04. Bettencourt – “A Side Of Mash” (medley of Extreme solos)
05. Bettencourt/Wylde – “Sideways” (Citizen Cope cover)
06. Wylde – “Whipping Post” (The Allman Brothers Band cover)
07. Vai – “Bad Horsie”
08. Malmsteen – “Valhalla” / “Baroque n Roll” / “Overture” / “From A Thousand Cuts” / “Arpeggios From Hell” / “Far Beyond The Sun”
09. Malmsteen/Vai – “Black Star”
10. Vai/Wylde/Bettencourt/Abasi – “Frankenstein” (Edgar Winter cover)
11. Generation Axe – “Highway Star” (Deep Purple cover)

Watch New Video For Beauty In Chaos’ “Un-Natural Disaster (Collide Mix)” Feat. Dug Pinnick, Ice-T, Zakk Wylde, & Pete Parada

Beauty In Chaos, the project led by guitarist Michael Ciravolo, have premiered a new video for “Un-Natural Disaster (Collide Mix)” via Rolling Stone. The original track featured Body Count’s Ice-T, King’s X’s Dug Pinnick, and The Offspring’s Pete Parada. As an added bonus, this remix also includes a new guest solo from Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society). The track will appear on Beauty In Chaos’ “Beauty Re-Envisioned,” which will be released on June 21.

“Un-Natural Disaster” focuses on the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Harvey and Ciravolo had the following to say about it:

“This song really hits close to home as I was born and raised in New Orleans. I lived in Los Angeles when Katrina hit, but watched as friends and family lost everything. My elderly aunt was evacuated as the city’s services shut down, and sadly she did not survive the move to Alabama. She, along with at least 1,200 others, lost their lives as a result of this devastating hurricane.”

Pinnick also commented:

“The remix of this track is even heavier, more brutal and danceable than the album version, which I love! I know Michael was from New Orleans … and I lived in Houston for quite a while. I witnessed what Hurricane Harvey did there and saw the good and bad in humanity. I think the video translates the lyrics and what was in my head and heart extremely well. Loved that Ice put his punctuation mark on it as only he can!”

Parada added:

“This song is striking in its imagery. The destruction and devastation left behind from these storms is brought to life in the music. I was completely honored to play on a track with both Michael, Dug, and Ice. Then to have Zakk Wylde on the remix really elevated it to a whole new level.”

Generation Axe (Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Etc.) To Release “The Guitars That Destroyed The World (Live in Asia)” In October

Generation Axe, the touring group featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), and Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders), have announced that they will be releasing a new live album titled “The Guitars That Destroyed The World (Live in Asia)” On October 5. The effort, which was recorded on their Asian tour, can be pre-ordered via PledgeMusic. As previously reported, Generation Axe will kick off their 2018 North American tour in November.

[via The PRP]