January 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

Reunited SNOT 'Would Like To' Write New Music

Groovey of Groovey.TV conducted an interview with SNOT and CHANNEL ZERO guitarist Mikey Doling. You can now watch the chat below. SNOT recently recruited Carl Bensley (VITIATE, CONSUME THE FIRE) to sing for the band following the departure of Tommy "Vext" Cummings (ex-DIVINE HERESY). SNOT originally disbanded in 1998 following the death of ...

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SABATON Guitarists Interviewed By MANCHESTER ROCKS (Video)

Hairy Mark of Manchester Rocks conducted an interview with guitarists Chris Rörland and Tobbe Englund of Swedish metallers SABATON on December 14 at Manchester Ritz during the UK leg of the band's "Heroes" tour. You can now watch the chat below. SABATON will return to North America in April/May 2015 as direct support to Finland-based ...

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ARCH ENEMY's JEFF LOOMIS On His KEMPER Profiling Amplifier (Video)

On December 8, former NEVERMORE and current ARCH ENEMY guitarist Jeff Loomis gave Kemper a rundown of his Kemper Profiler profiling amp at Docks in Hamburg, Germany during ARCH ENEMY's European tour with KREATOR. Check out the footage below. ARCH ENEMY in November parted ways with guitarist Nick Cordle and replaced him with Loomis. Loomis ...

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Former CHIMAIRA Drummer AUSTIN D'AMOND Joins DEVILDRIVER

Former CHIMAIRA drummer Austin D'Amond (pictured) has joined DEVILDRIVER — the California-based band fronted by COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara — as the replacement for the recently departed John Boecklin. Said Austin: "Thanks, everyone, for all the support through my career. Without you all, I would've never made it this far. I promise to give ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS Were 'Disappointed' JOE ELLIOTT Pulled Out Of Producing Their Sophomore Album

Niclas Müller-Hansen of RockSverige.se recently conducted an interview with BLACK STAR RIDERS frontman Ricky Warwick and guitarist Damon Johnson. An excerpt from the chat follows below. RockSverige.se: You ended up working with [producer] Nick Raskulinecz (RUSH, FOO FIGHTERS, ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON) instead of [DEF LEPPARD singer] Joe Elliott [on your sophomore album, ...

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