February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

CYNIC: Quality Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Quality fan-filmed live footage of the reunited progressive rock/metal band CYNIC performing a new song, "Wheels Within Wheels", on January 31, 2010 at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be viewed below (courtesy of "impaledonafence1"). The track is expected to appear on the group's forthcoming EP, which is due later in the year. In addition ...

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STATIC-X Bassist Joins ATTIKA

Bassist Tony Campos (STATIC-X, ASESINO, MINISTRY) has joined ATTIKA, the Los Angeles-based band which describes its musical style as "extreme rock/metal." The group is currently working on its debut album for a 2010 release. According to a press release, "ATTIKA is a very aggressive rock band with groove, ripping guitar solos and a singer ready ...

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MATT SORUM Launches GLOBAL SOUND LODGE

Drummer Matt Sorum (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT) has issued the following update: "Longtime musical partner [American guitarist, songwriter and producer] Lanny Cordola [GIUFFRIA, HOUSE OF LORDS, MAGDALLAN] and myself have formed GLOBAL SOUND LODGE, a new musical consciousness. Our first song, entitled 'Hands Together' [hear audio below], was written for the Hatian ...

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WORLD UNDER BLOOD Continuing Work On Debut Album

WORLD UNDER BLOOD, the melodic death metal side project featuring CKY guitarist/vocalist Deron Miller alongside Tim Yeung (DIVINE HERESY, VITAL REMAINS, HATE ETERNAL) on drums, Risha Eryavec (DECREPIT BIRTH) on bass, and Luke Jaeger on guitar, is continuing work on its debut album, "Tactical", for a tentative July release via Nuclear Blast Records. Deron says, ...

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DRAGONFORCE Drummer Talks Gear

Tama went backstage at a special DRAGONFORCE show for an in-depth chat with drummer Dave Mackintosh and his road technicians regarding his Starclassic Birch/Bubinga stage kit. Watch the clip below. DRAGONFORCE will have its first two studio albums — "Valley Of The Damned" and "Sonic Firestorm" — reissued on February 22, 2010 via Spinefarm Records ...

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POISON Drummer Talks ROCKETT DRUM WORKS At NAMM

Road Crew Magazine conducted an interview with POISON drummer Rikki Rockett at the Rockett Drum Works (owned by Rockett) at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 14-17, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the chat below. Among the drummers playing Rockett Drum Works kits ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Frontman Interviewed In Greece

Metalpaths.com conducted an interview with vocalist Aaron Stainthorpe of U.K. doomsters MY DYING BRIDE when the band played in Thessaloniki, Greece on January 30, 2010. Watch the chat below. MY DYING BRIDE's latest EP, "Bring Me Victory", was released on October 26, 2009 via Peaceville Records. The CD was recorded at Futureworks studio ...

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WHITESNAKE: No Touring In 2010; New Album Due Next Year

According to a posting on WHITESNAKE's official MySpace page, the band "will not be touring in all of 2010 because they are working on several projects. Any information to the contrary is WRONG." Vocalist/leader David Coverdale adds, "My main focus, of course, will be writing and recording a new WHITESNAKE studio album for spring 2011." ...

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