December 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALICE IN CHAINS Singer WILLIAM DUVALL: 'LEMMY Was One Of A Kind'

ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall has paid tribute to iconic MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who died on Monday (December 28) at the age of 70 after a brief struggle with cancer. Recounting his "favorite" Lemmy story on his Facebook page, DuVall wrote: "About 15 years ago, I was driving down Sunset Blvd. near ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Notch Their Sixth Million-Selling Album

FOO FIGHTERS notched the sixth million-selling album of the band's career this week when its 2009 "Greatest Hits" collection passed the one million mark to re-enter The Billboard 200 album chart at No. 159. Selling 3,000 copies two weeks ago and jumping to 6,000 copies last week, its total sales now stand at 1,009,000 copies ...

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AC/DC Leads All Touring Acts With Most Tickets Sold

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Taylor Swift may have been the top touring act of 2015 with her "1989" tour grossing $250.4 million worldwide but it was veteran rock act AC/DC that sold the most tickets this year. The rockers sold 2.31 million tickets to beat Swift's total of 2.27 million. AC/DC did benefit ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's New RATT Performs In Northfield, Ohio

Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's December 26 performance at the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield, Ohio can be seen below. According to RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer, a court ruling was made last month denying RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini's request for an injunction to prevent Blotzer from using and touring under the RATT trademark. DeMartini filed ...

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SKID ROW Splits With Singer TONY HARNELL

Vocalist Tony Harnell has confirmed that he has parted ways with SKID ROW, less than a year after he first joined the band. Harnell wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday (December 29): "I'm sorry to inform everyone that I'm no longer the lead singer for SKID ROW. I thank the fans for their love ...

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