October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHADOWS FALL: New Video Interview With BRIAN FAIR Available

The Evil G. of BareBonesMusic.com recently conducted an interview with lead vocalist Brian Fair of Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL. Watch the chat below. SHADOWS FALL's new album, "Retribution", sold around 13,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Retribution" was ...

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Canada's CRADLE TO GRAVE Begins Recording New Album

Canadian metallers CRADLE TO GRAVE have commenced work on their long-awaited, third studio album and follow-up to 2007's "Texas Medicine". The veteran band — which features in its ranks Denis "Sasquatch" Barthe of AGGRESSION and Matt Fowler of ASSAULT/KARRION — just completed pre-production with producer Clay Haluk (INFERNAL MAJESTY, AGGRESSION) and has entered Screen Machine ...

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LILLIAN AXE Guitarist Checks In

Guitarist Steve Blaze of Louisiana-based rockers LILLIAN AXE has issued the following update: "It's been about four months since we released 'Sad Day on Planet Earth' and only now are things calming a bit. "Sorry we haven't reported since then but it has been a bit hectic. "We would like to thank all of the ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Announces First-Ever Australian Tour

Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST will embark on their first-ever Australian tour in December/January. "We are really honored to finally have the chance to celebrate New Year's Eve together with our Australian metal brothers on the roster of Screamfest, one of the country's biggest metal festivals, on the 31st of December 2009 followed by another ...

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EPICA Singer's Illness Forces Madrid, Lisbon Cancellations

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA have issued the following update: "With pain in our hearts, we have to announce that the EPICA shows in Madrid [Saturday, October 31] and Lisbon [Sunday, November 1] are cancelled. Simone [Simons] has no voice and the specialised doctor told her to be silent for the next two days. Tickets ...

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SLAYER Guitarist Schedules Canadian In-Store Appearances

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King has scheduled the following in-store appearances in Canada: Nov. 11 - Steve's Music - Montreal, QC Nov. 12 - Musique Richard Gendreau - Quebec City, QC Nov. 13 - Steve's Music - Toronto, ON More information is available on the posters below. King made several in-store appearances at select B.C. Rich ...

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SLIPKNOT Performs On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!"; Video Available

SLIPKNOT performed the song "Snuff" on last night's (Friday, October 30) episode of ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (which actually aired the morning of Saturday, October 31). Watch video of the performance below. The special-edition CD/DVD reissue of SLIPKNOT's self-titled debut album sold around 4,600 copies in the United States in its first, shortened week of ...

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