February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

MY RUIN Members Guest On ANA KEFR Debut

Riverside, California-based philosophy-metal band ANA KEFR — featuring lead vocalist/keyboardist Rhiis Lopez, drummer Bryce Loeffler and guitarists Kyle Coughran and Trent Pichel — has posted audio samples (see below) from its self-produced full-length debut album, titled "Volume 1". Recorded at Dinky Music Recording Studios in Corona, California, "Volume 1" is "a 14-track philosophy-book-turned-epic-metal-album," according to ...

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EVILE Issues New Album Update

U.K. thrashers EVILE, who recently announced their first full headlining UK tour, are currently hard at work on the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2007 debut album, "Enter The Grave". EVILE lead guitarist Ol Drake checks in with some details on the band's highly anticipated second offering: "We're very glad to announce we'll be working ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: 'H2' Will 'Blow Away' 'Halloween' Remake

Rob Zombie began principal photography on Monday (February 23) for his sequel to "Halloween", tentatively titled "H2". The follow-up to the rocker-turned-director's 2007 hit remake of the horror classic is due out at the end of August. Zombie posted a message on his MySpace blog about the start of shooting, writing that "we made it ...

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DEF LEPPARD, POISON, CHEAP TRICK Tour Dates Announced

In what is sure to be the biggest rock event this summer, Britain's greatest arena rock band DEF LEPPARD will join forces with POISON and special guest CHEAP TRICK for a 39-city North American Tour. Tickets go on-sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 6 at www.livenation.com. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Zagreb Footage Available

Transmeet.TV has uploaded video footage of NAPALM DEATH's February 3, 2009 performance at KSET in Zagreb, Croatia. Watch the clip below. "Time Waits For No Slave", the new album from NAPALM DEATH, sold around 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: New Video Interview Available

Adam Hawk of 103.9 The Bear in South Bend, Indiana conducted an interview with BLACK STONE CHERRY bassist John Lawhon and drummer John Fred Young before the band's February 20, 2009 concert at Piere's in Ft. Wayne. Watch the chat in three parts below. BLACK STONE CHERRY will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show ...

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STEELHEART: Redondo Beach Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of STEELHEART's February 13, 2009 performance at The Brixton in Redondo Beach, California can be viewed below (courtesy of "lisapolisa"). As previously reported, Dana Altman of North Sea Films has given the green light to the production of "Good 2B Alive", a documentary film about singer and composer Miljenko Matijevic (STEELHEART mainman). ...

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ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN's AGUA DE ANNIQUE Covers MOONSPELL At Athens Concert; Video Available

AGUA DE ANNIQUE, the band led by former THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen, performed a stripped down cover version of MOONSPELL's "Scorpion Flower" during the group's February 23, 2009 concert in Athens, Greece. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below. MOONSPELL's original version of "Scorpion Flower", which appears on the band's ...

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