January 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

JOEY JORDISON: 'I Did Not Quit SLIPKNOT'

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has released the following statement: "To my fans, friends, and associates… I would like to start the New Year by addressing the recent rumors and speculation regarding my departure from SLIPKNOT. "I want to make it very clear that I DID NOT QUIT SLIPKNOT. This band has been my life ...

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ANETTE OLZON: I Didn't Leave NIGHTWISH; I Was Fired

Former NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon has told Prog magazine that she believes she was fired from the band in 2012 because she became pregnant with her third child. Olzon's departure from the group came seven years after previous NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen was dismissed from the group by being presented with an open letter which ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Recruits LIZZY BORDEN Guitarist DARIO LORINA

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has recruited Dario Lorina (LIZZY BORDEN) as the band's new guitarist. Says LIZZY BORDEN frontman and namesake: "We are extremely proud and happy for Dario Lorina on being selected as Zakk Wylde's BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's new guitarist. "It's been an amazing ride performing all around the world with Dario. He is a ...

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SCORPIONS Interviewed By France's TV ROCK LIVE (Video)

On December 9, 2013, guitarists Rudolf Schenker and Matthias Jabs of German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS spoke to the France's TV Rock Live about the band's forthcoming offering "MTV Unplugged". You can now watch video footage of the chat below. Due in North America on January 21, 2014 via Sony International, material for "MTV Unplugged" ...

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