BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: ‘Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone’ Video Released

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: 'Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone' Video ReleasedBLACK LABEL SOCIETY‘s Justin Reich-directed music video for “Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone”, off the band’s new live DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital Video, “Unblackened”, can be seen below. Originally penned by blues legend Bill Withers, “Ain’t No Sunshine” is one of two covers found on “Unblackened”.

Says BLACK LABEL SOCIETY frontman Zakk Wylde: “‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ is such a beautiful, heartfelt song. I’ve always loved it and wanted to cover it. It felt so right in the context of ‘Unblackened’.”

“Unblackened” will be released on September 24 by Eagle Rock Entertainment. Zakk‘s label home, eOne Music, will also release the audio version of the “Unblackened” DVD under the same name. The double disc release will have six additional tracks not found on the DVD, including two acoustic versions of “Queen Of Sorrow” and “Won’t Find It Here”, and covers of LEON RUSSELL‘s “Song For You” and “Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone”.

Since their early Nineties inception, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, formed and helmed by guitar legend Zakk Wylde, has been at the forefront of hard rock. Their penchant for hard riffs and blazing solos has resulted in a slew of hugely successful albums and a reputation as one of the most powerful live bands of their generation. “Unblackened”, however, unveils another side of the band.

Filmed and recorded on March 6 in high definition at Los Angeles’ Club Nokia, “Unblackened” is BLACK LABEL SOCIETY presenting their songs in a whole new light, with greater use of acoustic instrumentation. Wylde plays both guitar and piano, with Nick Catanase on guitar, John DeServio on bass/vocals, Chad Szeliga on drums, Derek Sherinian on keyboards/piano, and Greg Locascio providing additional vocals.

Their stripped-down approach highlights the subtler nuances of the songwriting, without losing any of the fire or intensity. Classic tracks like “Stillborn”, “The Blessed Hellride”, “In This River”, “Throwin’ It All Away”, “Losin’ Your Mind” and many others are still punctuated by the stinging, searing solos that fans know and love, while showcasing the versatility of the band.

In addition to the concert, “Unblackened” is rich in bonus material. A new interview with Zakk, photo gallery, music video for “Losin’ Your Mind”, and a feature with Wylde visiting HM Prison Stocken in the U.K . are all included.

DVD track listing:

01. Losin’ Your Mind
02. The Blessed Hellride
03. Sold My Soul
04. Road Back Home
05. Spoke In The Wheel
06. House Of Doom
07. Queen Of Sorrow
08. Machine Gun Man
09. Sweet Jesus
10. In This River
11. Throwin’ It All Away
12. Takillya (Estyabon)
13. Won’t Find It Here
14. Rust
15. Speedball
16. I Thank You Child
17. Stillborn

CD track listing:

Disc 1

01. Losin’ Your Mind
02. The Blessed Hellride
03. Sold My Soul
04. Road Back Home
05. Spoke In the Wheel
06. House Of Doom
07. Queen Of Sorrow
08. Machine Gun Man
09. Sweet Jesus
10. In This River
11. Throwin’ It All Away

Disc 2

01. Takillya (Estyabon)
02. Won’t Find It Here
03. Rust
04. Speedball
05. I Thank You Child
06. Stillborn
07. Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone
09. Lovin’ Woman
10. Queen Of Sorrow (unplugged)
11. Song For You (cover)
12. Won’t Find It Here (unplugged)
13. Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

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