January 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

QUIET RIOT Guitarist Discusses Stripping Down 'November Rain'

"Chinese Hypocrisy", the latest release by TributeAlbums.com, features a beautifully stripped down acoustic rendition of the GUNS N' ROSES classic "November Rain" performed by current QUIET RIOT/HOOKERS N' BLOW guitarist Alex Grossi, along with vocalist Zoli Teglas of California punk outfit IGNITE, and Finland's Marko Pukkila of ALTARIA. Grossi recently had a chance to sit ...

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THE HAUNTED Frontman: 'I'm A Lesbian And Proud'

THE HAUNTED's MySpace page has been updated with the following interview: Answering Questions: Patrik Jensen (guitar) Q: You my friend, are becoming a damned icon to some kids. Is that good or bad, or just weird? Jensen: I doubt that is the case. I dont have jetblack hair, a neo-Rocky hairdo, my guitar right under ...

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SOULMOTOR To Release New Album This Fall

SOULMOTOR, the band featuring TESLA bassist Brian Wheat, has announced plans to spring back to action after TESLA has completed work on its new covers CD, tentatively titled "Real 2 Reel". If all goes well, SOULMOTOR will head into the studio later this year to record a new album for a fall release. SOULMOTOR is: ...

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New York City Metal Bands To Take Part In 'Metal Meltdown'

In an attempt to revive the long-forgotten camaraderie and sheer entertainment of the old infamous L'Amours and Ritz metal scenes, several New York City bands and supporters have organized a new series of shows under the moniker Metal Meltdown. The first show will be at the metal-friendly Don Hill's on Thursday, February 1. Hoping to ...

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ABADDON INCARNATE Announces New Bassist

Irish grindcore act ABADDON INCARNATE has parted ways with bassist Bren "due to personal reasons." Filling Bren's shoes is Steve from the Dublin gore-grind band SARCOSIS, according to a posting on the group's web site. Upcoming ABADDON INCARNATE shows: Mar. 30 – Deathfest, Fibbers, Dublin Jul. 07 - Day Of Darkness Festival 6, Ballylinan, Co. ...

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RESUSCITATOR To Tour North America With ROTTING CHRIST, IN AETERNUM

California-based "dark occult blackened death metal" act RESUSCITATOR will embark on a North American tour with in May/June with ROTTING CHRIST and IN AETERNUM. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. RESUSCITATOR has set "Land of the Ancient Lords" as the title of its new album, tentatively due later in the year. Label information ...

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