Zakk Wylde Announces Inaugural Music Festival, BERZERKUS

Zakk Wylde Announces Inaugural Music Festival, BERZERKUS

- By Ramon Gonzales

The line-up with feature a mesh of heavy rock and outlaw country with Cody Jinks and Black Label Society heading a full day of festivities.

Photo by Maurice Nunez

As the iconic guitarist for the likes of Ozzy Osbourne and now Pantera, in addition to his post as the lead for the Black Label Society - few come with more credentials than Zakk Wylde.  

As a fixture in the universe of rock and metal, Wylde is now adding festival curator to his list of ever-expanding achievements. Confirming the inaugural BERZERKUS Festival, Wylde is at the helm of a festival experience the bridges the worlds of rock and outlaw country with a line-up that assembles stalwarts of their respective lanes. 

At the very top of the first-ever BERZERKUS Festival, outlaw country pillar Cody Jinks will hold court at Poconos Park in Bushkill, Pennsylvania on September 14th. Naturally, the Black Label Society will be out in full force, with Wylde leading a live set for the loyal Berzerkers. 

In addition to the mighty one two- of Jink and BLS, BERZERKUS will also feature performances by Clutch, Black Stone Cherry, ZOSO - the ultimate Led Zeppelin experience, The Atomic Punks - an tribute to early Van Halen and The Iron Maidens - the world’s only all-female tribute to Iron Maiden.

In addition to a full day of live performances, BERZERKUS will include a curated car show, strongman competition, arm wrestling competition, craft beer fest featuring local breweries, a battle of the bands competition and the Ride For St. Dime - a charity motorcycle ride in memory of Dimebag Darrell. 


Wylde kept the instructions simple and to the point, "I'm calling all the Berzerkers. Come join me for the Berzerkus, the most insane circus in town!"

Early Bird pre-sale tickets go on sale February 1st at 8am ET. Fans must register for early access via Registrants will receive early access to get the
best seats or the limited quantity of Early Bird General Admission lawn tickets for only $19.99 (plus fees) before the price increases to Tier 2 or Tier 3 pricing.

Special VIP upgrades, hotel options and camping packages are also available. 
General on sale begins February 2nd at 8am ET. See the announcement video from Zakk Wylde himself below. 


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