December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

GRAVE: First Photos Of New Lineup

Several photos of the new lineup of the legendary Swedish death metal band GRAVE can be seen below. GRAVE is: Ola Lindgren - Guitar/Vocals Mika Lagrén - Guitar Ronnie Bergerstål - Drums Tobias Cristiansson – Bass GRAVE recently parted ways with guitarist Magnus Martinsson. According to the group, Magnus — who has played with GRAVE ...

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TOOTH AND NAIL: Another New Song Unveiled

The debut album from TOOTH AND NAIL, the new project featuring current and former members of DOKKENGeorge Lynch (guitar), Jeff Pilson (bass), and Mick Brown (drums) — is tentatively due in March 2012. The CD will feature new original material as well as reworked versions of around five or six DOKKEN classics. Pilson ...

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BLACKOUT SUPERSTAR Signs With RADIUM RECORDS

BLACKOUT SUPERSTAR, the Cleveland, Ohio-based rock band featuring guitarist Ken Obloy (RIKETS), vocalist Jonny Sayre (ERASE THE GREY), bassist Kenny Irizarry (GATLIN), guitarist Jeff Butchko (ERASE THE GREY) and drummer Holly Manning (REBEL GIRL), has inked a deal with Radium Records. The group is currently putting the finishing touches on its full-length debut, "Whiskey Weekend", ...

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Former DEVOLVED Bassist Working With Ex-ANKLA Singer

Former DEVOLVED bassist Hal Berkstresser has released the following statement: "Following producing 'Oblivion', a record I love and am proud to have worked so heavily on, I have decided to end my involvement with DEVOLVED. I had hoped to evolve the material and continue working with drummer John Sankey, but consideration for me and my ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN Calls 2011 Best Year Ever

In the three-minute clip below, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian explains to Artisan News why 2011 was a big year for him and his bandmates. ANTHRAX is part of a new series of albums "featuring the greatest hits, signature tunes and fan favorites of the most popular artists in music history," which promise to offer "unprecedented ...

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EMIL WERSTLER To Play Guitar For CHIMAIRA

Emil Werstler (DAATH) will handle the guitar duties for CHIMAIRA in 2012. Werstler (pictured below), who has spent the last few months playing bass for CHIMAIRA, will switch back to his original instrument following the recent announcement that guitarists Rob Arnold and Matt DeVries will be leaving the band at the end of 2011. Commented ...

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