Zakk Wylde (born Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt in January 14, 1967, in Bayonne, NJ) is the founder of Black Label Society, has released a solo record, and replaced Jake E. Lee as guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, having been recently discharged from the position. Zakk Wylde also recorded a Guitar Battle specifically for Guitar Hero World Tour. You unlock Wylde by defeating him in a guitar battle and playing his encore song (Stillborn).

He has also contributed with the series with two songs prior to his appearance in World Tour: the Black Label Society song "Fire It Up" appears as one of the leading bonus track in the very first Guitar Hero game (along with Graveyard BBQ's "Cheat on the Church", as the winners of the Be a Guitar Hero contest), and also in the Ozzy Osbourne song "I Don't Wanna Stop" (off his latest album, Black Rain), featured in Guitar Hero: On Tour.

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Best known as the guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne for over 20 years and as the founder of Black Label Society, Zakk Wylde is one of the premiere guitar gods of the modern age. His blistering guitar playing is characterized by his signature use of pinch harmonics, and his distinctive guitars are instantly recognized from the "bull's-eye" finish.

Characters of Guitar Hero
Guitar Hero: Axel Steel - Clive Winston - Grim Ripper - Izzy Sparks - Johnny Napalm - Judy Nails - Pandora - Xavier Stone

Guitar Hero II: Casey Lynch - Lars Ümlaüt - Eddie Knox

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock: - Elroy Budvis - God of Rock - Lou - Metalhead - Midori - Slash - Tom Morello

Guitar Hero On Tour: Gunner Jaxon - Memphis Rose

Guitar Hero Aerosmith: Brad Whitford - DMC - Joe Perry - Tom Hamilton

Guitar Hero World Tour: Aaron Steele - Billy Corgan - Hayley Williams - Jimi Hendrix - Johnny Viper - Marcus Fretshredder - Matty Cannz - Nick - Ozzy Osbourne - Riki Lee - Rina - Rockubot - Shirley Crowley - Skeleton - Sting - Ted Nugent - Travis Barker - Zakk Wylde

Guitar Hero Metallica: Fembot - James Hetfield - King Diamond - Kirk Hammett - Lars Ulrich - Lemmy - Robert Trujillo - Zach Harmon

Guitar Hero Modern Hits: Calista Valenz - Simon Grimmsy

Guitar Hero: Smash Hits: Mario Greendale

Guitar Hero: Van Halen: Alex Van Halen - David Lee Roth - Eddie Van Halen - Wolfgang Van Halen

Guitar Hero 5: Carlos Santana - FrankenRocker - Gerald Contest Winner - Golden God - Johnny Cash - Kurt Cobain - Matt Bellamy - Racques Topus - Robbie Lobster - Scrap Heap - Shadow - Shirley Manson

Band Hero: Adam Levine - Adrian Young - Gwen Stefani - Quincy Styles - Taylor Swift - Tom Dumont - Tony Kanal

DJ Hero: DJ AM - DJ Jazzy Jeff - Grandmaster Flash - Z-Trip

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock: Arthas Menethil - Austin Tejas - Demi-God of Rock - Echo Tesla - Minotaur

NPCs: The Bassist - Bret Michaels - The Drummer - The Female Singer - Joey Kramer - The Keyboardist - The Guitarist - The Male Singer - Steven Tyler - The Singer - The Disc jockey

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