January 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

SCORPIONS' KLAUS MEINE Interviewed On Greece's 'Rock Show' (Audio)

Vocalist Klaus Meine of German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS was interviewed on the December 16 edition of the "Rock Show" radio program from Greece , hosted by John Vardakis. The full two-hour broadcast, including the Meine interview, plus an extended presentation of SCORPIONS' "MTV Unplugged" album, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Due ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: 'We Do Love Us Some Jesus!'

Right before Christmas. Chris Robertson (vocals, guitar) of Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY was baptized by the band's guitarist/vocalist, Ben Wells, with assistance from Kevin Estes and pastor Chad Lockhart at Highland Hills Community Church in Glasgow, Kentucky. Says the group: "We ended 2013 in a very cool way and we hope [the photo above] ...

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Video: QUIET RIOT Plays First Show With Singer JIZZY PEARL

QUIET RIOT's new lineup — featuring vocalist Jizzy Pearl (LOVE/HATE, L.A. GUNS, ADLER'S APPETITE, RATT) — made its live debut on New Year's Eve (December 31) at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff, Arizona. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali spoke to Chris Epting of ...

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Artist On Artist: DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI And PERIPHERY's JAKE BOWEN

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci sat down with his nephew, PERIPHERY guitarist Jake Bowen, in an exclusive Roadrunner Records interview about music, family, working together and more. Check it out below. DREAM THEATER's spirit of adventure and fearless musical virtuosity continues to reap dividends for the progressive metal titans who've just earned their second Grammy ...

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SABATON Begins Recording New Album

Swedish metallers SABATON entered the studio earlier today (Thursday, January 2) to begin recording their new album. SABATON played its first show with new drummer Hannes Van Dahl on November 16 at the Metal Hammer Paradise festival in Germany. Regarding their decision to enlist Hannes Van Dahl, SABATON said in a statement: "For some time, ...

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