February 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANGRA 'Deeply Disapproves' Of PHILIP ANSELMO's Actions At 'Dimebash'

Brazilian metallers ANGRA have weighed in on last month's incident when ex-PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo made a "white power" gesture onstage at a concert. Anselmo performed the PANTERA classic "Walk" at the January 22 "Dimebash" event at the Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California in honor of his former bandmate, late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO's SOTO Band Releases 'FreakShow' Lyric Video

SOTO, the band led by vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, has completed work on its second studio album, "Divak", due on April 1 via earMUSIC. "Divak" (pronounced "dee-vock") comes shortly after the band's debut release, "Inside The Vertigo". It's a mere 15 months later, partly due to Jeff Scott Soto's insistence on continuing to create and ...

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BUCKCHERRY: 'Cannonball' B-Side From 'Rock 'N' Roll' Deluxe Edition

California rockers BUCKCHERRY have posted a B-side called "Cannonball", which is featured on the digital deluxe-edition release of the band's album "Rock 'N' Roll" (available now via F-Bomb/Caroline). Check it out below. BUCKCHERRY's seventh full-length record was produced by the band's renowned guitarist Keith Nelson along with Todd, Stevie D (guitar), Xavier Muriel (drums) and ...

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TREAT To Release 'Ghost Of Graceland' Album In April

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Ghost Of Graceland", the new album from Swedish hard rockers TREAT, on April 15. Building on the success of their last album, 2010's "Coup De Grace", hailed by both fans and critics as a masterpiece, TREAT has put together an album packed with reflective, soul-searching songs dressed in devilishly seductive ...

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AVANTASIA's TOBIAS SAMMET Discusses 'Ghostlights' Concept (Video)

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project released its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new four-and-a-half-minute video clip in which Sammet discusses ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: Entire 'Live' DVD Posted Online

THE WINERY DOGS guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen, who made a name for himself via his hard rock, blues-influenced solo albums, has released a new solo DVD, titled simply "Live", via CD Baby. The set, which was made available in Japan under the title "020215BLITZ-RK", features footage of Kotzen's concert on February 2, 2015 at ...

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