publication date: Thursday, November 5, 2015 (part of Fall 2015)

category: Music

clue: He played guitar for a Black singer, and later started his own Black band, all without being able to spell his own name.

explanation: Wylde played guitar for Ozzy Osbourne (singer of Black Sabbath) and founded Black Label Society. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk


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