Black Label Society Releases “Set You Free”, Announces New Album
Black is back! Zakk Wylde is set to reappear with his band Black Label Society, returning with the new song “Set You Free” today, coinciding with the announcement of the group’s latest studio album, Doom Crew Inc., which is expected on November 26 via eOne.
During a pandemic off-road year, Wylde found inspiration in the group’s “first to bleed, last to go” road team and the legion of support the group has amassed over the years, noting that Doom Crew Inc. is considered their tribute.
Wylde and his band – guitarist Dario Lorina, longtime bassist John “JD” Deservio and drummer Jeff Fabb – recorded the album at Zakk’s Black Vatican studio, marking the fourth album recorded at his birthplace. “Since Order of the Black, we make all the Black Label donuts here, ”he says proudly. “We make them, put them in the oven, then pack and ship them. “
The group started with almost 30 songs for the album before narrowing it down to the 12 that will appear on the set. Speaking about the creation of the record, Wylde added, “We incorporated Father Dario even more into the solos, doubling down with me and being more involved in that regard. It’s really, really a two-guitar album, more than ever. A group of twin guitars, whether the Allman Brothers or Judas Priest, with harmony lines, unison lines and exchange solos. It came out of the shows, where we both went into the crowd and extended songs like “Fire It Up”.
Listen to the catchy new song “Set You Free” and check out the lyrics below. Pre-orders / pre-saves are available here.
Meanwhile, Black Label Society will be hitting the road for the “Doom Trooping Over North America” tour which kicks off in October with the Obituary and Prong openings. The nearly two-month trek will begin October 1 in Sacramento and end November 28 in Albuquerque. The group also planned a quick getaway for the week between Christmas and New Years Eve with Prong and Armored Saint. See dates and get ticketing information here.
Black Label Society, lyrics to “Set You Free”
This passage of time Because I have always been Through the shadows of doubt Again and again
All you wished for All you need Give up your regrets And then you will see
Take my hand Walk with me A world without end i will set you free
Promises made The oppressor of lies The lie of the truth Who can never die
Black Label Society, “Free Yourself”
Black Label Society, Doom Crew Inc. Illustration + track listing
Free yourself Destroy and conquer You made me want to live Eternity and a Day End of days Ruins Abandoned Love reigns below Gospel of lies Shelter me Collect all my sins Farewell ballad
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