January 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

SABATON Frontman Discusses His Tattoos (Video)

In the latest episode of Louder Noise's "Rock Ink", vocalist Joakim Brodén of Swedish metallers SABATON talks about his tattoos, which were mostly done freehand by one of his good friends. SABATON recorded its concerts at the Wacken Open Air festival in Germany and at their hometown festival Sabaton Open Air in Falun ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: Teaser For Upcoming Concert Film

Legendary rock icons MÖTLEY CRÜE completed their thirty-five-year touring career as a band, on New Year's Eve, with a spectacular, sold-out show at Staples Center in their hometown of Los Angeles, where the started out in 1981. The show also marked the end of their two-year "The Final Tour", which saw them perform across five ...

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NIGHTWISH: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From London Wembley Concert

Finland-based symphonic metal masters NIGHTWISH played their biggest U.K. show to date when they headlined the 12,000-capacity Wembley Arena on December 19 — making history as the first Finnish band to ever headline the venue. Behind-the-scenes footage from the concert can be seen below (courtesy of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine). The "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE To Pay Tribute To LEMMY At West Hollywood Concert

METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, will pay tribute to iconic MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister during METAL ALLEGIANCE's January 9 concert at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. With the recent release of their critically acclaimed self-titled album, the ...

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SLASH Featured In Debut Episode Of 'Sam Dunn's Metal Journeys'

BangerTV is kicking off 2016 with a brand new show: "Sam Dunn's Metal Journeys". The first episode features an interview with guitar legend Slash in Hollywood on the site of Universal Studios, talking about his love for horror, and composing music for the tourist attraction's famous Halloween haunt. "Sam Dunn's Metal Journeys" follows documentary filmmaker ...

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LEMMY's Memorial Service To Be Webcast

On Saturday, January 9, the world will come together and celebrate the life of iconic MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister. Family and close friends will observe a service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood, commencing at 3 p.m. PST and ending at 4:30 p.m. With such limited space available on site, MOTÖRHEAD is respectfully ...

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METAL CHURCH To Release 'XI' Album In March

Hard rock titans METAL CHURCH return with their new album, "XI", slated for release on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe. The reunion between Mike and METAL CHURCH ...

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