November 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SURVIVORS ZERO Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Finnish death metal combo SURVIVORS ZERO has parted ways with drummer Reima Kellokoski and replaced him with Seppo Tarvainen (THE SCOURGER, TUKKANUOTTA). According to the group, "The change was due to Reima's commitments with his main band, IMPALED NAZARENE. . . As 2010 will be an anniversary year for IMPALED NAZARENE, [Reima's] allegiances, of course, ...

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SLAYER's 'Playing With Dolls' Video Graphic Novel Available

SLAYER's video graphic novel "Playing With Dolls" can be viewed below. The clip is available for viewing only through the weekend, and then on Tuesday as part of the "deluxe-edition" version of the band's new album, "World Painted Blood". (Note: The video will be removed from MySpace after this weekend.) No mere music video, the ...

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KORPIKLAANI: South American/Mexican Tour Postponed

Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI have issued the following update: "Sadly, KORPIKLAANI need to postpone their tour to South America due to complications with work permits which resulted in cancelled flights for the band. "KORPIKLAANI did everything possible to make this happen and apologize to all their fans for this, which was not the fault of ...

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Man Sent To Prison For Fight Over AC/DC

Dean Pritchard of the Winnipeg Sun reports: A Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a violent assault sparked by his fondness for AC/DC. James Ivison, 37, received double-credit of two years for time served, cutting his remaining sentence in half. Court heard Ivison was living in ...

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REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE Joined By Former HAMMERFALL Bassist

Bassist Magnus Rosén (HAMMERFALL, X-WORLD/5, FULL FORCE) has joined REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE, the new band led by former STRATOVARIUS mastermind Timo Tolkki, REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE last month parted ways with bassist Justin Biggs and keyboardist Michael Khalilov because it "became evident to everybody that REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE was not the right band for the guys," the group said ...

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