October 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

BEHEMOTH's Concert In Poznan Canceled For 'Political' Reasons

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have slammed a university in their home country after their concert was canceled for what the band claims were political reasons. The group was originally set to perform on October 2 at Poznan's Eskulap venue, which also serves as a student dormitory at Poznan University Of Medical Sciences, described as "a ...

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STONE SOUR Begins Recording Covers Album

STONE SOUR has entered a Burbank, California studio to begin recording a covers album for a tentative early 2015 release. No further details are currently available. On STONE SOUR's recent North American tour, the band treated fans to a different cover song every night. Among the tracks STONE SOUR performed during the trek were METALLICA's ...

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EMPEROR Has No Plans To Do Any More Reunion Shows, Says IHSAHN

Daniel P. Carter of Scuzz TV conducted an interview with Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) of reunited Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about EMPEROR's ...

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GUS G., MATS LEVÉN Perform Acoustically In Greece (Video)

On October 3, Gus G. — well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND — and singer Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION) performed acoustically at the Irida rock bar in Ioannina, Greece. You can now watch video footage of their ...

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BIOHAZARD Working On 'Dope' New Album

Daniel P. Carter of Scuzz TV conducted an interview with Billy Graziadei and Scott Roberts of hardcore/metal veterans BIOHAZARD at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the progress of the ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER To Work On Solo Material In Nashville

AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler will spend the first few months of 2015 working on material for a solo album. "I'm going down to Nashville [in] January, February, March, April to write and see what we get," he said during a video question-and-answer session at Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco on Friday (October 3). He added: ...

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Former THE OATH Guitarist LINNÉA OLSSON Joins BEASTMILK

Swedish guitarist Linnéa Olsson (ex-THE OATH) has joined the Finnish "apocalyptic death rock" band BEASTMILK. The group is currently touring Europe as the support act for IN SOLITUDE. Fan-filmed video footage of BEASTMILK's October 3 performance in Gothenburg, Sweden can be seen below. BEASTMILK's 2013 debut album, "Climax", has received rave reviews and the band's ...

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