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Black Label Society Splits With Guitarist Nick Catanese

Black Label Society has amicably parted ways with longtime guitarist Nick Catanese and wish him the very best in his future musical endeavors. A replacement will be officially announced soon.

Zakk Wylde and company has been holed up in Zakk's personal studio the past few months hammering out a new full-length album, which is set for a spring 2014 release through EOne. Stay tuned to the band's official website for all additional information.

Black Label Society's newest offering, "Unblackened," is in stores now via EOne. It's a live acoustic album recorded on March 6th, 2013 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. The extensive double-disc set consists of that entire live performance, alongside six newly recorded tracks.

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1. I'm Not Jesus Christ writes:

First I thought it was Zakk and said to myself "what the f***?" before I realized it wasn't him. Zakk leaving BLS wouldn't make sense because it's his band and he's the one who started it.

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2. Drum_Junkie writes:

I just can't get motivated for BLS any longer. The music started to get stale to me around 'Mafia'. Then Craig Nunemacher left. Now the Evil Twin leaves. Not much hope left IMHO.

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3. holysh*t writes:

that video is f*ckin strange as hell

# Dec 2, 2013 @ 6:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BrianSD writes:

BLS only consistent members were him and wylde. They've had who knows how many bassists and drummers, including will hunt, who has played with 50% of the hard rock/metal bands in existence

# Dec 2, 2013 @ 11:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Mikael AD writes:

It is hard to be the "Evil Twin" is u split with your twin.....BIG mistake Nick. Love ya BLS Brother but we are not
going to ever hear of you again....maybe Zakk will take you back once you find out that you ARE the second fiddle to the said Alpha Male...Mr Zakk Wylde. After all, it is HIS band.

# Dec 3, 2013 @ 10:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Pennsylvania Marauder writes:

Sometimes its F'n good to make a lil space..Ye of little faith..Have they not brought the M'er F'er in Music?? Go hibernate for a while...Sun will be out again..

# Dec 6, 2013 @ 1:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Ish writes:

Bad title. Nick left, not the other way around. Nick is and will always be BL Family and we will support him in whatever 110%.

# Dec 14, 2013 @ 6:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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