October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

MESHUGGAH: DVD Release Dates Announced

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will release their long-awaited concert DVD on February 5 in Europe and February 9 in the U.S. More information will be made available soon. MESHUGGAH will tour Australia and New Zealand in February/March 2010. The band's schedule is as follows: Jan. 16 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Danish Metal Awards Feb. ...

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WE ARE THE FALLEN Signs With UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS

WE ARE THE FALLEN — the new band featuring original EVANESCENCE members Ben Moody (guitar) and John LeCompt (guitar) and Rocky Gray (drums) along with "American Idol" powerhouse vocalist Carly Smithson — has inked a deal with Universal Republic Records, it was announced yesterday by the label's president and CEO, Monte Lipman. The group's lineup ...

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EARTH CRISIS Frontman Talks Straight Edge

Hart Seely of Syracuse.com recently conducted an interview with Karl Buechner, lead singer for seminal straight edge band EARTH CRISIS. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Syracuse.com: What turned you on to straight edge? Karl: I was involved with sports and music. I saw kids from an early age, whom ...

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ACE FREHLEY, ZAKK WYLDE To Appear At LES PAUL Tribute Event

Ace Frehley (KISS) and Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) are among the musicians who will appear at a very special tribute to the late, great Les Paul to be held at the historic Ryman Auditorium, former home to the Grand Ole Opry, in Nashville on Thursday, November 19, 2009. The tribute concert program ...

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AMORPHIS: London Footage Available

SoundShock.net has uploaded video footage of AMORPHIS' October 10, 2009 concert at the Camden Underworld in London, England. Watch the clips below. "Skyforger", the new album from AMORPHIS, sold around 1,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD landed at position No. 33 ...

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FLYLEAF: 'Beautiful Bride' Video Released

Red 40 Productions, which is owned by Don Tyler, has released the Tyler-directed video for FLYLEAF's next single, "Beautiful Bride". You can watch the clip below (courtesy of RockTube.us). Don Tyler is the Cleveland-based music video director best known for his combined use of live action and animation. Tyler has also done videos ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Interviewed In Nebraska; Video Available

Bryan Odell, a 19-year-old reporter from Lincoln, Nebraska, conducted an interview with drummer Jeremy Spencer and guitarist Jason Hook of Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH on September 30, 2009 in Omaha, Nebraska. Watch the chat below. "War Is The Answer" — the sophomore album from FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH — sold 44,000 copies ...

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