December 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

GIRLSCHOOL Pays Tribute To LEMMY: 'We Lost A True Friend'

Veteran all-girl British hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have released the following statement regarding the passing of MOTÖRHEAD vocalist/bassist Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister: "Today it is a very sad day in rock, we lost a true friend, someone who since 1979 was part of our lives and our history as band. "We played together, recorded and toured together, ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Dead At 70

MOTÖRHEAD mainman Lemmy died earlier today at the age of 70, it has been confirmed by his manager. Lemmy has dealt with some serious health issues recently, forcing the indulgent rock legend to scale back on alcohol and kick his cigarette habit. Though Lemmy had made some positive steps forward, he had been struggling with ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: New Song 'The Fool' Available For Streaming

Italian symphonic-death metal masters FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE will release their new album, "King", on February 5 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was tracked at Kick Recording and 16th Cellar studios in Rome, and was mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren (AMON AMARTH, AT THE GATES, ARCH ENEMY) at Fascination Street studio in Sweden. The first single ...

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Video: CANDLEMASS Performs In Spain

Fan-filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS's December 19 performance at Pa'berse Matao in Sedaví, Spain can be seen below. CANDLEMASS is back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded during September/October for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. ...

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FLOOR JANSEN Can Be 'A Hundred Percent Herself' In NIGHTWISH

Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and lead singer Floor Jansen on December 7 in Prague, Czech Republic. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if he thinks NIGHTWISH is at its "highest level" right now, Tuomas responded: "Personally, I think ...

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HIM: Video Of Nottingham Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of HIM's December 27 performance at Rock City, in Nottingham, England can be seen below. HIM vocalist Ville Valo told MDR Jump this past summer about when fans can expect to see the band's follow-up to 2013's "Tears On Tape" album: "Hopefully it's gonna happen sometime next year. It's an interesting time ...

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