February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

SCORPIONS Guitarist Discusses His Autobiography

Switzerland's Courvoisier Concert conducted an interview with guitarist Rudolf Schenker of German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS on October 26, 2009. The chat, which focuses primarily on Schenker's recently released official German-language autobiography, "Rock Your Life", can be viewed below. Audio samples of all the tracks that appear on "Sting In The Tail", the final studio ...

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ALICE COOPER To Appear At CHILLER THEATRE Expo

Legendary rocker Alice Cooper has been added to the list of artists who are scheduled to make guest appearances at the Chiller Theatre toy, model and film expo on April 16-18, 2010 at the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, New Jersey. Cooper will be available for autograph signings on all three days of the expo. For ...

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DARKTHRONE: 'Circle The Wagons' Audio Samples Available

Norway's DARKTHRONE will welcome a new decade with a new album, to be released on Peaceville Records. "Circle The Wagons", a creative feast of metal and punk, will initially be released on vinyl on March 8 through the Peaceville Records webstore as an exclusive taster for the legions of metal supporters out there who still ...

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W.A.S.P. Mainman Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations'

W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless was interviewed on WSCA 106.1 FM's "Black Night Meditations" show. Topics discussed include the band's new album, "Babylon"; live performance; old W.A.S.P. songs; the pre-W.A.S.P. band SISTER; "W.A.S.P. nation"; Blackie's interaction with fans; and more. The 27-minute discussion is now available for streaming using the audio player below. "Black Night Meditations" ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Talks New LOCK UP Material

Grindcore supergroup LOCK UP — featuring AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg, Anton Reisenegger of PENTAGRAM and CRIMINAL on guitar, NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury and ex-DIMMU BORGIR and TESTAMENT drummer Nick Barker — is preparing to enter the studio to record new material to be included on a split seven-inch single with U.S. grind ...

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DARK THE SUNS: New Album Title Announced

Jyväskylä, Finland-based melodic metal band DARK THE SUNS has set "Sleepwalking In A Nightmare" as the title of its third album, due this summer via Firebox Records. According to the group, the CD will contain "8-10 songs of melodic Finnish dark metal," including "Wounded By Broken Dreams", "Devoid Of The Sun", "Requiem" and "Walking With ...

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SLASH's First Solo Single 'By The Sword' Available For Streaming

"By The Sword", the first single from legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", will go for radio adds on March 15 (postponed from the previously announced March 1). The track was co-written by and features a guest appearance by Andrew Stockdale of the Australian retro-rock combo ...

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KITTIE Confirmed For 'Big Tour'

According to a posting on KITTIE's official Twitter profile, the Canadian all-girl metal band just got confirmed for its first support tour in 10 years." The group states, "Finally a band with enough balls to take us on tour! Stay tuned for big tour news!" In a recent interview with RockMusicStar.com, KITTIE guitarist/vocalist ...

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