January 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

DANKO JONES Members Launch IRON MAGAZINE

Ektro Records has set a March 17 release date for IRON MAGAZINE's debut EP, "Queen Of Hell", on 12-inch vinyl format. Although a brand-new name, IRON MAGAZINE is actually a cross-continental team-up between Danko Jones and John Calabrese from DANKO JONES and Jussi Lehtisalo and Tomi Leppänen from CIRCLE. With such a pedigree, the resultant ...

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TOM ARAYA's Daughter Defends Him Against Accusations Of Homophobia

Ariel Araya, the 20-year-old daughter of SLAYER frontman Tom Araya, has defended her father against accusations of homophobia, saying that Tom was merely repeating what "many other people have been saying online." A controversy arose when a photoshopped picture of Donald Trump and the members of SLAYER appeared on their Instagram account. Tom Araya posted ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Says He Got 'Support And Love And Understanding' From Peers In Music Business Following 'Dimebash' Incident

Former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo says that he got a lot of "support and love and understanding" from friends and fellow musicians after controversy erupted when a video surfaced of him giving the right-arm salute and yelling a white-supremacist slogan at a California concert. Anselmo performed the PANTERA classic "Walk" at the January 2016 "Dimebash" ...

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Making Of MASTODON's 'Emperor Of Sand': First Studio Webisode

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Emperor Of Sand", the eighth studio album from Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON, can be seen below. Due on March 31 via Reprise Records, the follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" is available for pre-order beginning today at ...

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