October 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLACK VEIL BRIDES: Trailer For 'Rebels' EP Released

Los Angeles theatrical rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES have released a video trailer for their "Rebels" EP, due this Christmas. The 15-second clip features footage of vocalist Andy Biersack recording a cover version of BILLY IDOL's "Rebel Yell". In an interview with the Artisan News conducted this past summer, Biersack said that BLACK VEIL BRIDES planned ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Drummer, Bassist Talk About 'The Chosen Few' (Video)

Video footage of JUDAS PRIEST drummer Scott Travis and bassist Ian Hill talking about "The Chosen Few", the band's newly released compilation, can be seen below. The collection, which came out on October 11 via Legacy/Sony, contains songs that were selected by some of the biggest names of the hard rock/heavy metal world, including KISS' ...

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AKERCOCKE Members Launch VOICES

AKERCOCKE/MY DYING BRIDE drummer David Gray has joined forces with other AKERCOCKE members Peter Benjamin and Sam Loynes (also of DIMINISHED FIFTH) in a new black metal project called VOICES. Commented VOICES: "We recently set foot in studio to record drums for the first full-length VOICES release and there is going to be no let-up ...

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INSOMNIUM Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have parted ways with guitarist Ville Vnni and replaced him with Markus Vanhala (OMNIUM GATHERUM). Commented Vnni: "With a heavy heart I have reached the decision to resign from INSOMNIUM. The decision is mutual and final, and there is no big drama behind it. "During the last year I have ...

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FORBIDDEN Announces New Drummer

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers FORBIDDEN have announced the addition of drummer Sasha Horn (ex-NOVEMBER'S DOOM, AVA INFERI) from Chicago to the group's ranks. Commented FORBIDDEN guitarist Craig Locicero: "There were so many great players throwing themselves out there and we were always encouraged by the prospects. "We had nine different drummers out of the ...

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DEATH: Video For Remixed Version Of 'The Philosopher' Posted Online

The video for the remixed and remastered version of the DEATH song "The Philosopher" can be viewed below. The track, which is featured on the band's classic 1993 album "Individual Thought Patterns", was remixed and remastered by Alan Douches. "Individual Thought Patterns" was reissued last week as a deluxe three-disc set, a two-disc standard set, ...

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