November 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

LAMB OF GOD: Video Interview With JOHN CAMPBELL Posted Online

Contraband Candy's René Ackermann conducted an interview with bassist John Campbell of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD at this year's Metalcamp festival, which was held on July 2-8, 2009 in Tolmin, Slovenia. Watch the chat below. In a recent interview with ChartAttack.com, Campbell was asked how he finds balancing large arenas while touring with ...

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ARCH ENEMY/CARCASS' MICHAEL AMOTT Parts Ways With RANDALL AMPLIFIERS

ARCH ENEMY/CARCASS guitarist Michael Amott has parted ways with Randall Amplifiers/U.S. Music Corp. The partnership lasted almost three years and included a line of successful "Ninja V2 - Inspired and designed by Michael Amott" series of V2 amps, cabs and practice amps. These products will now be discontinued. Commented Amott: "I appreciate what Randall did ...

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ROCKLAHOMA Partners With AEG LIVE To Revamp Festival

The producers of Rocklahoma announced today that they will be teaming with the world's largest producer of music festivals, AEG Live, to revamp the rock festival in 2010. The management team that created the critically-acclaimed rock festival in Northeast Oklahoma in 2007 has brought on board one of the most respected festival producers and promoters ...

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TESLA Members To Take Part In 'Pat Martin's All-Star Jam'

Frank Hannon (TESLA), Jeff Keith (TESLA), Brian Wheat (TESLA) and Jeff Watson (NIGHT RANGER) are among the musicians who will take part in Pat Martin's All-Star Jam to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. On Saturday, December 19, at 8:00 p.m., Pat Martin and tons of "all-stars" are taking over The Boardwalk's stage in Orangevale, ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's Cover Of MICHAEL JACKSON's 'Beat It'; Audio Sample Available

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen will release a new album called "High Impact" on December 8 (one day earlier internationally). The set is described as "a mind-boggling, high-paced compilation record" featuring a "surprise" bonus track — Yngwie's never-before-released interpretation of the MICHAEL JACKSON mega-hit classic "Beat It", which contains Malmsteen's own magical touch and ex-JUDAS ...

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HENRY ROLLINS Announces Spoken-Word Tour Dates

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has scheduled the following "Frequent Flyer Tour" spoken-word dates: Jan. 12 - Dublin, Ireland - Vicar Street Jan. 13 - Glasgow, UK - Academy Jan. 14 - Leicester, UK - De Montfort Hall Jan. 15 - London, UK - Royal Festival hall Jan. 16 - Manchester, UK - Lowry Jan. ...

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