February 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

HELSTAR: New Video Interview Posted Online

Lady Lisa conducted an interview with vocalist James Rivera of Texas-based metal veterans HELSTAR before the band' January 26 concert at The Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. You can now watch the chat below. Bassist Jerry Abarca is taking an extended break from the HELSTAR for health reasons and was temporarily replaced for the band's ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: New Video Interview With JOHN 'J.D.' DESERVIO

Public Enemy's Brian Hardgroove (also artist-in-residence at Santa Fe University of Art and Design) recently conducted an interview with John "J.D." DeServio, bassist for BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and CYCLE OF PAIN. DeServio talked about BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's next project, Zakk Wylde, CYCLE OF PAIN, and, of course, gear. You can now watch the chat below. ...

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MEGADETH: New Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

MEGADETH recently resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is currently being recorded at MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California for a late spring release via an as-yet-undisclosed label ...

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EPICA Guitarist Interviewed In Glasgow (Audio)

On December 15, 2012, Radio Caley's "Rock Made Of Metal" conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Jansen of Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA at Classic Grand in Glasgow, Scotland. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. EPICA will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special performance, dubbed "Retrospect", which will ...

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SIXX: A.M.: Six Songs Done For Next Album

Rock band SIXX: A.M. — which consists of bassist Nikki Sixx, guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael — is continuing work on material for its third album. Speaking to Loudwire, Sixx stated about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the next CD: "We've got six [songs] done, so we'll probably ...

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LITA FORD Enlists Drummer BOBBY ROCK For Upcoming Shows

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford has recruited Bobby Rock (VINNIE VINCENT INVASION, NELSON) to sit behind the kit for her upcoming shows in Australia, Europe and the U.S., as well as the Monsters Of Rock cruise in the Bahamas. Ford's touring drummer for much of 2012 was Scot Coogan, who has previously played with ...

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Video: JEFF LOOMIS Performs At SCHECTER Party In Anaheim

Former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis performed at the Schecter party at The Grove in Anaheim, California on January 26 as part of this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show. Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Loomis last year released a brand-new song, "A Liar's Chain", recorded with his touring band ...

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