December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Bassist Speaks

Former SUICIDAL TENDENCIES bass player Bob Heathcote, who played on the "How Will I Laugh Tomorrow" album and appeared in the "Trip At The Brain" and "How Will I Laugh" videos with the band, was recently interviewed by the Suicidal Maniac blog. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Suicidal Maniac: ...

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RESURRECTED Frontman Forced To Sit Out Portuguese Shows

Long-running German death metallers RESURRECTED have issued the following update: "Our singer, Carsten [Scholz], is forced to sit out both Portugal shows in January due to a chronic pneumonia he caught at Mountains Of Death festival this year. His current cure does not allow to grunt more than two or three songs in a row. ...

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REV 16:8 To Enter Studio In May

REV 16:8 — the Swedish metal band formerly known as BLOODSHED — will enter Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, NOMINON, AVERSE SEFIRA, FUNERAL MIST, MORK GRYNING, ADORIOR) in Alvik, Sweden in May 2010 to begin recording its second album for a late 2010 release. REV 16:8's "Flame Salvation" video can be viewed below. The clip was shot ...

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FORBIDDEN/Ex-NEVERMORE Guitarist Joins Forces With Former BIOMECHANICAL, MERCENARY Members

Guitarist Steve Smyth (FORBIDDEN, TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE) has joined forces with former members of BIOMECHANICAL and MERCENARY in a new, as-yet-unnamed new project. The group's lineup is as follows: Jamie Hunt (BIOMECHANICAL) - Guitar Adrian Lambert (BIOMECHANICAL) - Bass Morten Sørensen (ANUBIS GATE, WUTHERING HEIGHTS) - Drums Mikkel Sandager (ex-MERCENARY) - Vocals Steve Smyth (FORBIDDEN, TESTAMENT, ...

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THEM CROOKED VULTURES: 'Elephants' Live Video Posted Online

"Elephants", the new live video from THEM CROOKED VULTURES — which consists of Dave Grohl (FOO FIGHTERS, NIRVANA, THEM CROOKED VULTURES) on drums, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE singer/guitarist Josh Homme and LED ZEPPELIN bass player John Paul Jones — can be viewed below. THEM CROOKED VULTURES's December 8, 2009 concert at the Palladium in ...

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IHSAHN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Former EMPEROR frontman IHSAHN has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ATROCITY CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DESPISED ICON DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ...

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EVEMASTER: 'III' Video Teaser Available

A video teaser for "III", the new album from EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — can be viewed below. "III" is scheduled for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Enter 02. New ...

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