December 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

ILL NIÑO's CRISTIAN MACHADO Offers 'Tour Tips' (Video)

Each episode of "Tour Tips" features a touring act sharing five pieces of advice for artists who want to hit the road. In this episode, which was filmed on July 20 in Tinley Park, Illinois, ILL NIÑO vocalist Cristian Machado shares his tips for being on the road while on this past summer's Rockstar Energy ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY Releases 'Merry Christmas' EP

Coming off the release of his New York Times best-selling memoir "Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith" (released October 7 via Simon & Schuster), Joe Perry has just issued a four-song EP, "Joe Perry's Merry Christmas", via Unison Music Group. Perry's first-ever collection of holiday songs features four Christmas classics: "White Christmas", "Silent ...

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SLASH To Be Honored With Les Paul Award At 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Iconic guitarist Slash will receive the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, to be held Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Anaheim, California. Comedian Sinbad will provide the laughs as the evening's host. The NAMM TEC Awards honors individuals and companies across 30 categories, for outstanding achievement in ...

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VENOM: 'From The Very Depths' Cover Artwork Unveiled

British black metal pioneers VENOM will release their new studio album, "From The Very Depths", on January 27, 2015 via Spinefarm. The effort will be made via CD and download, with a double vinyl format to follow shortly after. The cover artwork for "From The Very Depths" can be seen below. Commented VENOM bassist/vocalist Conrad ...

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POISON IDEA To Release 'Confuse & Conquer' Album Via SOUTHERN LORD RECORDINGS

Long-running Portland, Oregon-based American hardcore punk outfit POISON IDEA will release its new album, "Confuse & Conquer", in the spring of 2015 via Southern Lord Recordings. Over recent months, out of the public eye, the current POISON IDEA lineup has been intermittently raiding Audiosiege in Portland for clandestine recording and mastering sessions, covertly harnessing their ...

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