November 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

RITCHIE BLACKMORE: U.K. Rock Show Announced For June 2016

Legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore will perform RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE material at what will probably be four shows next year in Europe. The U.K. concert will take place on Saturday, June 25 at the Genting Arena in Birmingham. The performance will be Blackmore's first U.K. rock show in over 20 years. As previously reported, the ...

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METALLICA: First Clip From The Studio

METALLICA has uploaded a new video greeting from drummer Lars Ulrich welcoming the band's fans to its newly redesigned official web site, which was officially launched last week. The four-minute clip includes a short snippet of guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield in the studio at the band's headquarters in San Rafael, California laying down guitars ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD Rocks Halloween Costume In Regina

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford wore a special costume for his band's performance of the song "Living After Midnight" Halloween night (Saturday, October 31) in Regina, Saskatchewan Canada. Check out photos above and below (courtesy of Matt Hamann and Halford's official Instagram account). Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada ...

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Video: TOOL Members Dress Up As LED ZEPPELIN To Cover 'No Quarter'

TOOL members dressed up as LED ZEPPELIN to perform the latter band's classic song "No Quarter" Halloween night (Saturday, October 31) at the Monster Mash Music Fest in Tempe, Arizona. "Good news, it's fucking Halloween!" TOOL singer Maynard James Keenan said after the performance. "Bad news, we are not LED ZEPPELIN." TOOL's cover of "No ...

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JAG PANZER To Record 'The Deviant Chord' Album In May

Veteran Colorado metallers JAG PANZER will enter the studio in May 2016 to begin recording their new album, titled "The Deviant Chord", to be released via SPV/Steamhammer. JAG PANZER announced in August 2014 that it was looking for a new vocalist but has since been rejoined by the band's original singer, Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin. ...

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BLACK SABBATH's BILL WARD Pays Tribute To LARS ULRICH, DAVE LOMBARDO, CHARLIE BENANTE (Video)

This weekend's edition of legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward's radio show "Rock 50" included his tribute to five drummers: Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Lars Ulrich (METALLICA), Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, PHILM), Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, TESTAMENT, DETHKLOK) and Johnny Kelly (TYPE O NEGATIVE, DANZIG). Check out a highlights video below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by ...

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