January 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

Video: DOWN Drummer Interviewed In Minneapolis

On January 28, Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower on the band's tour bus outside First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. You can now watch the chat below. DOWN's new EP, "Down IV Part I - The Purple EP", sold 12,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE's MICHAEL WILTON Rocks KRANK Amps At NAMM

Video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton inside the Krank amplification test room at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show playing around with some QUEENSRŸCHE riffs and playing the song "Queen Of The Reich" for the excited Krank senior amp tech Patrick Flanagan can be seen below. The Todd La Torre-fronted version ...

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INTO ETERNITY: More Multi-Camera Video Footage Of Red Deer Show

Multi-camera video footage of INTO ETERNITY performing the song "Fukushima" on January 18 at The Vat Pub in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada can be seen below. INTO ETERNITY last year tapped Amanda Kiernan of the Edmonton, Alberta-based metal band THE ORDER OF CHAOS as their new touring vocalist. Kiernan took over from Stu Block, who ...

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WARRANT Partners With TYSON RACING

Tyler Jett Motorsports Marketing, LLC has announced a racin' and rockin' alliance between Tyson Racing and '80s hair-metal powerhouse WARRANT. With over 10 million album sales spanning nearly two and a half decades, WARRANT came into the world spotlight when their debut album, "Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich", reached multi-platinum stardom. Consisting of original bandmembers ...

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DANZIG To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

This year marks DANZIG's 25th anniversary and a series of live dates in the U.S. and in Europe will be announced shortly. A message on the official DANZIG web site reads: "Don't dare miss this landmark milestone event as DANZIG hits the stage this special year and he'll be bringing special guest and former MISFITS ...

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NIKKI SIXX's New Schecter Signature Series Bass: A Closer Look

Schecter Guitar Research recently announced a partnership with MÖTLEY CRÜE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx to create the new Schecter Sixx Signature Series Bass. Sixx introduced the Schecter Sixx with an exclusive signing at the winter NAMM conference in Anaheim, California on January 26 the Schecter booth. In a roundtable discussion with a handful of media ...

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MEGADETH Bassist Talks to RadioScreamer At NAMM (Video)

Dave Castagno of RadioScreamer and Screamer Magazine conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. MEGADETH recently resumed work on its ...

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SLIPKNOT Guitarist Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

Urk of Monster conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor told Billboard.com last month that this ...

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