|Birth name||Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt|
|Also known as||Chode, The Ghost of Rock Past, The Idol|
|Born||(age 46) January 14, 1967 |
Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.
|Genres||Heavy metal, hard rock, southern metal, groove metal, southern rock|
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter, actor, producer|
|Instruments||electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals, piano, keyboards, bass guitar, harmonica, mellotron, organ, electric piano, mandolin, banjo, talkbox|
|Labels||Geffen, Spitfire, InsideOut Music, Artemis, Roadrunner, Epic, Sony|
|Associated acts||Pantera, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society, Pride & Glory, Steel Dragon, Britny Fox|
|Zakk Wylde Signature Les Paul,|
Zakk Wylde Signature Gibson Flying V,
Zakk Wylde Epiphone ZV
Zakk Wylde (born Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt, January 14, 1967), is an American musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and occasional actor who is best known as the former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society, and his dedication to the study of the pinch harmonic. His signature bulls-eye design appears on many of his guitars and is widely recognized. He was the lead guitarist and vocalist in Pride & Glory, who released one self-titled album in 1994 before disbanding. As a solo artist he released Book of Shadows in 1996.