November 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

MOTÖRHEAD's PHIL CAMPBELL Hospitalized; Berlin Show Canceled

MOTÖRHEAD has been forced to cancel tonight's (Friday, November 27) sold-out concert in Berlin, Germany after the band's guitarist, Phil Campbell, "suddenly required hospitalization." The group explained in a statement: "He will be better soon but there is no choice other than to cancel our show in Berlin. We all wish Phil a speedy recovery." ...

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KING DIAMOND: 'No Band Sounds Like Us'

Michael Christopher of Vanyaland recently conducted an interview with legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Vanyaland: Why [perform the entire] "Abigail" [album on the current tour], why now? King Diamond: I don't know. It's not like some big thing ...

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SLAYER To Tour U.S. With TESTAMENT And CARCASS

SLAYER will embark on a U.S. tour early next year with support from TESTAMENT and CARCASS. So far only one date has been leaked: March 3 at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Additional details, including all the dates and venues, are expected to be revealed in the coming days. SLAYER's new album, "Repentless", was released ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Video Footage Of Tilburg Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's November 17 concert at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada about the band's plans to record the follow-up album to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls": "Well, you know, in rock and ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Honored At Bass Player Live!: More Video Footage

METALLICA bassist and "Jaco" film producer Robert Trujillo presented a Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award to MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister at the Bass Player Live! concert as part of the eighth annual premier live bass guitar event — Bass Player Live! 2015 — held Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 in Los Angeles. Following the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Video Footage Of OZZFEST JAPAN Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of Ozzy Osbourne's November 22 performance at Ozzfest Japan at Makuhari Messe Arena (just outside of Tokyo) can be seen below. Joining Ozzy for the set as guests were RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello, JANE'S ADDICTION's Dave Navarro, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's Zakk Wylde (a former member of Ozzy's band) and ...

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CANDLEMASS: First Taste Of Upcoming EP

Swedish metal legends CANDLEMASS are back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded during September/October for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. The cover artwork for the EP, which can be seen below, was created by Erik ...

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