November 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

DUFF MCKAGAN Sings MOTRHEAD's Praises

DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan is playing seven sold-out shows in Germany as the opening act for MOTRHEAD. In the latest installment of his ESPN.com blog, McKagan writes about his touring partners, "MOTRHEAD came to be sometime around 1979. With a perfect mix of ...

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GOD SEED's 'Live At Wacken' To Be Released In January

GOD SEED's "Live At Wacken" DVD and CD will be released on January 27 in Europe and January 31 in North America via Indie Recordings. The number of tracks on the "Live At Wacken" DVD was recently reduced to nine from the previously announced 13. GOD SEED was the Norwegian band featuring former GORGOROTH members ...

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KVELERTAK Beer To Be Made Available At Vienna Concert

Norwegian blackened punk metallers KVELERTAK have brewed their own beer called Kvelerbier. The beer will be on sale exclusively at the band's Vienna, Austria concert at Szene on December 3. It's limited to 30 bottles only. There will also be a limited amount of fantastic tour posters and a special Vienna tour poster available, too. ...

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COREY TAYLOR Slams SCOTT WEILAND: 'He's A Lazy Piece Of S**t'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor has slammed Scott Weiland as a "lazy piece of shit" following the STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER frontman's decision to record and release "The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year", an album of holiday standards. During the spoken-word segment at Corey's November 28, 2011 "An Evening With Corey Taylor" ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Performs Acoustically At His Ohio Restaurant (Video)

Video footage of powerhouse American vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) performing acoustic versions of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's "Old City Bar" and JOAN BAEZ's "Diamonds & Rust" (also recorded by JUDAS PRIEST) on November 25, 2011 at Ripper Owens Tap House in Akron, Ohio can be viewed below. Owens joined ...

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DRAGONFORCE: New Video Interview With SAM TOTMAN

Pure Grain TV conducted an interview with guitarist guitarist Sam Totman of British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE on October 20, 2011 at the Opera House in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. Due to circumstances beyond their control, DRAGONFORCE was forced to cancel the October 18 sold-out gig at the Troubadour ...

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MTLEY CRE's Second Clue Revealed

MTLEY CRE will make a "big announcement" during an appearance on this Thursday's (December 1) edition of "Piers Morgan Tonight", the nightly hourlong show that replaced "Larry King Live" on CNN in January. Tune in at 9 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Pacific to see it. Until then, the band is revealing some clues. The second one ...

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NONPOINT Drummer Forms Label Partnership With THC: MUSIC

Drummer Robb Rivera has teamed up with THC:Music to form his own label imprint SSFM (Stand Strong For Music), which will sign and release records through THC:Music/Rocket Science. Rivera is a founding member of hard rock mainstays NONPOINT, who released their latest and sixth studio album, 2010's "Miracle", through Rocket Science, debuting at No. 59 ...

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