January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Scream' Certified Gold In Canada

OZZY OSBOURNE's new album, "Scream", has been certified gold by the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) for sales in excess of 40,000 copies. "Scream" moved 81,000 units in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 4 on The Billboard 200 chart. It has since sold around 250,000 copies ...

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SIXX: A.M.: First 'This Is Gonna Hurt' Audio Sample Released

A new teaser clip for MÖTLEY CRÜE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx's new book, "This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography And Life Through The Distorted Lens Of Nikki Sixx", can be viewed below. The title is tentatively due on April 12, 2011 via the HarperCollins imprint William Morrow. The clip includes the first audio sample of ...

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EXODUS To Open For IRON MAIDEN In Chile

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS will open for the legendary British heavy metal act IRON MAIDEN on April 10, 2011 at Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile. Comments EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt: "We had two shows left on the Thrashfest [European] tour [with KREATOR and DEATH ANGEL], everybody was tired and burned out, ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Schedules European Tour Dates

The reunited classic "Animosity" lineup of CORROSION OF CONFORMITYMike Dean (bass, vocals), Woody Weatherman (guitar) and Reed Mullin (drums) — has scheduled the following dates: Apr. 14 - Bochum, Germany - Matrix Apr. 15 - Tilburg, Netherlands - Roadburn Apr. 16 - Bremen, Germany - Tower Apr. 17 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO's Widow Recounts His Final Days

Kory Grow of Revolver magazine recently conducted an interview with Wendy Dio, the widow and manager of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO, RAINBOW, ELF). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Revolver: We were really honored to have [Ronnie] at the Revolver Golden Gods award ...

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TED NUGENT To Guest On 'Anderson Cooper 360°'

Catch legendary rocker Ted Nugent on "Anderson Cooper 360°" for a series of interviews January 5-7 at a special time — 9 p.m. EST — on CNN. The award-winning journalist hosts Nugent live, in studio, and gets Ted's take on what we can expect in 2011, breaking news and more. Anderson Hays Vanderbilt Cooper is ...

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IRON LAMB: Debut Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

IRON LAMB — the new Stockholm, Sweden-based band formed by underground metal veterans Johan Wallin (GENERAL SURGERY, SCURVY, BOMBSTRIKE, ex-REPUGNANT), Grga Lindström (ex-REPUGNANT), Thomas Daun (DISMEMBER, ex-REPUGNANT, ex-INSISION) and Daniel Ekeroth (TYRANT, ex-INSISION, ex-DELLAMORTE, author of "Swedish Death Metal" book) — has set "The Original Sin" as the title of its full-length debut, due later ...

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