January 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

'Brutal Ballet' To Make Its European Debut In Finland Next Month

METALLICA, SLIPKNOT, IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM and SARCOFAGUS are among the artists whose music is featured in "Out Of The Darkness", the new spectacular from Australia's "premiere metal ballet company" Brutal Ballet, which combines classical ballet with heavy metal. Brutal Ballet founder, choreographer and dancer Bridie Mayfield's unique ...

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Former AC/DC Drummer CHRIS SLADE Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

Vintage Rock conducted an interview with drummer Chris Slade (AC/DC, THE FIRM) at the 2012 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. Slade received his highest exposure in 1989 when he ...

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DEATH ANGEL, TESTAMENT Members Perform With ANTHRAX (Video)

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have posted a new video blog from their current North American tour with ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT. The 12-minute clip, which can be seen below, focuses on the two shows DEATH ANGEL members Rob Cavestany and Ted Aguilar played with ANTHRAX, filling in for that band's guitarist Scott Ian, ...

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MODELSAINT To Release 'Into The Dirt' In May

MODELSAINT — the Los Angeles, California-based band featuring vocalist/guitarist Skyla Talon (KILLINGBIRD, SCUM OF THE EARTH) and drummer Dan Laudo (PRONG) — will release its debut album, "Into The Dirt", on May 1 through their own Famous & Faithless label. "Into The Dirt" track listing: 01. Starin' Down A Loaded Barrel 02. The Devil Is ...

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STRYPER Frontman To Play Solo Acoustic Shows In Churches Around The World

Vocalist/guitarist Michael Sweet of Christian hard rockers STRYPER will perform his faith-based "storytellers" solo acoustic show in churches around the world this year. The performances are a combination of STRYPER classics, new solo material, and notable praise and worship songs. If you are interested in Michael Sweet performing at your church, please have your church ...

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ULI JON ROTH: Milwaukee Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth's (SCORPIONS) January 26 concert at the Shank Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin can be viewed below (courtesy of Arthur Creech). In 2007, Uli Jon Roth conduceted his Sky Academy in Hollywood, California. Two concerts highlighted the week-long event. Soon after, many recordings of the show surfaced. Combining ...

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