January 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

SOUNDGARDEN Guitarist Recalls Performing At Inauguration

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SOUNDGARDEN had the opportunity to perform at the inauguration of President Obama last week, with the band playing the inaugural ball and singer Chris Cornell also performing solo at a ball for military personnel. Guitarist Kim Thayil told The Pulse Of Radio how the crowd responded to the first ...

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CHARIOTS OF THE GODS: 'Tides Of War' Video Released

"Tides Of War", the new video from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada-based melodic death thrashers CHARIOTS OF THE GODS, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's full-length album, which was released on January 29. Produced by award-winning producer/engineer/mixer Glen Robinson, who has worked with RAMONES, AC/DC, GWAR, ANNIHILATOR and VOIVOD, the ...

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'Play Guitar Like Dimebag Darrell' App Now Available

U.K.'s Total Guitar magazine has created Play Guitar Like Dimebag Darrell, a brand-new app for iPad designed to help players looking for an introduction to late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's style and approach. The app teaches users to play in the style of Dimebag with a combination of video lessons, tab and backing tracks ...

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HOLY GRAIL: 'Ride The Void' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Ride The Void", the sophomore album from Southern California traditional metallers HOLY GRAIL, sold around 1,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 9 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those ...

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WARBRINGER Guitarist Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

Groovey of Hollywood Music Magazine conducted an interview with guitarist John Laux of Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER 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. WARBRINGER's third album, "Worlds ...

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SHAKRA: New Audio Interview With JOHN PRAKESH

On January 25, Brian Rademacher of RockEyez conducted an interview with singer John Prakesh of Swiss rockers SHAKRA. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. SHAKRA's new album, "Powerplay", entered the official chart in Switzerland at position No. 1. The CD also landed on the German Media Control ...

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