January 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

DIMMU BORGIR Working On 'Grand, Huge, Epic And Primal' New Album

Guitarist Silenoz (real name: Sven Atle Kopperud) of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR recently spoke to U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2007's "Il Sorte Diaboli". "The words that come to mind, if we should even try and attempt at describing [the new material] at ...

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AC/DC: 30,000 Tickets To Horsens Concert Sold In 46 Minutes

All 30,000 tickets to AC/DC's June 5, 2010 concert in Horsens, Denmark sold out within 46 minutes after they went on sale this past Friday, January 29. Traffic to the web site of Billetlugen, a Danish company that sells tickets to concerts, was reportedly so massive during the time that AC/DC tickets were available that ...

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AC/DC Wins GRAMMY For 'Best Hard Rock Performance'

AC/DC was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Hard Rock Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight (Sunday, January 31) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. AC/DC was nominated for the track "War Machine", from the band's 2008 album "Black Ice". The nominees ...

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ANACRUSIS To Release 'Hindsight: Suffering Hour & Reason Revisited'

Reunited St. Louis-based progressive/melodic thrash metal act ANACRUSIS has issued the following update: "We're finally finishing up recording the final tracks for the 'new' ANACRUSIS CD. The title of the album will be 'Hindsight: Suffering Hour & Reason Revisited'. The two-CD set will feature both our debut album, 'Suffering Hour', and our second release, 'Reason', ...

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VINCE NEIL Confirmed For Sweden's STOCKHOLM ROCK OUT Festival

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil has been confirmed for the inaugural edition of the Stockholm Rock Out festival, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at Gamla Tryckeriet in Alvik, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: VINCE NEIL JANI LANE STEELHEART KEEL DIZZY REED PRETTY BOY FLOYD BULLETBOYS VAINS ...

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INCANTATION: Quality Tilburg Footage Available

Quality fan-filmed video footage of INCANTATION's January 18, 2010 performance at The Little Devil in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). (Note: The first clip is mislabeled "2009".) INCANTATION will return to the stage at Urbana, Illinois' Canopy Club for the Central Illinois Metal Fest. "The sickest fest in the Midwest" ...

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