December 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

RED FANG Interviewed By HORNS UP ROCKS! (Video)

On December 11, Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with Bryan Giles (guitar, vocals) and David Sullivan (guitar) of Portland, Oregon's RED FANG in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. RED FANG has released the video for "Blood Like Cream", directed by Whitey McConnaughy. Actor/comedian Fred Armisen ("Portlandia", "Saturday Night Live") ...

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Drummer SIMON WRIGHT Talks About Recording With HELLION (Video)

A four-minute video clip in which drummer Simon Wright (AC/DC, QUEENSRŸCHE, DIO, DIO DISCIPLES) talks to Reality Check TV about recording new music with Los Angeles-based female-fronted metallers HELLION can be seen below. The first set of HELLION's new tracks was produced by legendary British studio icon Ken Scott, who has helmed iconic albums, including ...

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DREAM THEATER's MIKE MANGINI: New Drum Solo Clip Posted Online

Mike Mangini of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER has posted a slowly developing and slightly distorted-sounding drum solo clip. It is the first solo of the 2013 Mike Mangini Europe clinic tour. This one displays the testing, improvising and executing of the beginnings of the ideas used on the whole clinic tour. It contains probably ...

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STEEL PANTHER's New Year's Eve Tips (Video)

Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER have posted a three-minute video containing their New Year's Eve tips. Check it out below. STEEL PANTHER released "Party Like Tomorrow Is The End Of The World", the first single/video from the band's third album, "All You Can Eat", which is due in early 2014. Regarding the new CD ...

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Second Episode Of 'Cooking Hostile With Phil Anselmo' Posted Online

The second episode of "Cooking Hostile" — the newly launched animated series based on a completely off-the-wall premise: PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo hosting his own cooking show — can be seen below. The program takes snippets of some of PANTERA's best-known songs and changes the lyrics to ones that are more cooking-centric. "Cooking Hostile" is ...

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ASTARTE's TRISTESSA In Critical Condition, Battling Leukemia

Nicolas Maiis, the husband of Maria Kolokouri, better known as Tristessa, the vocalist of the Greek black metal band ASTARTE, has posted the following message on the group's Facebook page: "Unfortunately, fate is hard and life even harder in our case. "Our beloved Maria, she is in critical condition fighting minute by minute for her ...

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SKINEATER Parts Ways With Vocalist

Vocalist Jörgen Ström has left Swedish death metallers SKINEATER. Says the band in a statement: "We want to thank Jörgen for his truly amazing efforts in SKINEATER! Jörgen is an old friend of us and there is absolutely no hard feelings between us. We thank you, Jörgen, for everything, it has been a pleasure to ...

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