November 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIGHTWISH Announces 'Decades' 2018 European Tour

Tuomas Holopainen's three-track demo earned him his first record deal with his freshly founded band NIGHTWISH back in 1996. Today, 20 years later — with over 2,000 shows played and more than eight million records sold — NIGHTWISH is the biggest European symphonic metal band. Reason enough for Nuclear Blast to celebrate this huge anniversary ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Narrates CHARLES MANSON Documentary 'His Final Words'

Musician and director Rob Zombie has narrated "Charles Manson: His Final Words", a new documentary which will air this Sunday, December 3 on the Reelz channel. The documentary focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson's perspective using never-before-seen case files, pictures and exclusive interviews with Manson himself from inside California State Prison. "Charles ...

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TONY IOMMI's Cancer Is Still In Remission

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi says that his cancer is still in remission six years after he was diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma. Iommi revealed his cancer diagnosis in early 2012, shortly after SABBATH announced a reunion tour and album. He underwent treatment throughout the recording of the disc, titled "13", and the ...

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VINNY APPICE Recalls Pranking HEAVEN & HELL Bandmates (Audio)

Vinny Appice says that he pulled off an "awesome" prank on his bandmates in HEAVEN & HELL more than a decade ago, shortly after the drummer landed the gig in the project after the departure of Bill Ward. In 2006, BLACK SABBATH's "Heaven And Hell"-era incarnation reunited under the name HEAVEN & HELL. Appice, singer ...

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