February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

MR. BIG: More Video Footage From Japanese Press Conference Available

The reunited original lineup of the acclaimed American hard rock supergroup MR. BIGEric Martin (vocals), Billy Sheehan (bass), Paul Gilbert (guitar) and Pat Torpey (drums) — held a press conference in Tokyo, Japan on February 9, 2009 to answer questions about its upcoming 20th-anniversary tour of Japan and other future activities. The entire ...

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Former MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA Schedules Dates With DELTANAUT

DELTANAUT, the California-based progressive rock band featuring former MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza, has scheduled the following dates: Mar. 06 - Play - Hollywood, California Mar. 13 - Paladino's - Tarzana, California (w/ TUFF, RHINO BUCKET) The group's lineup is as follows: Brian (Hacksaw) Williams - Vocals Christopher (Captn.Vibe) Grady - Guitar Colin Reid - Guitar ...

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SLASH's Wife Calls AXL ROSE A 'Loser'

Perla Hudson, wife of former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash (real name: Saul Hudson), has responded to a newly published interview with GN'R singer Axl Rose in which he describes the top-hatted axeman as "a cancer." Addressing the possibility of a reunion of GUNS N' ROSES' classic lineup, Rose said in a friendly chat with ...

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OTEP Interviewed In Brazil; Video Available

Felipe of Brazil's TV Rock conducted an interview with OTEP after the band's February 1, 209 concert at Santana Hall in São Paulo. Watch the chat below. On August 25, 2008, OTEP performed at the 2008 Democratic National Convention held in Denver, Colorado after winning the "MySpace Voter Registration Contest". They generated 532 new voter ...

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DEAD BY APRIL To Release 'Losing You' Digital Single

DEAD BY APRIL, the Swedish "pop/metal" act featuring former members of NIGHTRAGE, BY NIGHT, EVILDOER, MINDFALL and DEATHDESTRUCTION, will release a digital single, "Losing You", in Sweden on March 6. DEAD BY APRIL's first album was produced by Henrik Edenhed, who has previously worked with ROBYN, LAMBRETTA, TEDDYBEARS, CHRISTIAN WALTZ and THE SOUNDS. A spring/summer ...

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KATHAARSYS To Release 'Anonymous Ballad' In March

Santiago De Compostela, Spain-based metallers KATHAARSYS will release their hird album, "Anonymous Ballad", on March 13 via Silent Tree Productions. According to the band's official bio, "the concept of the band KATHAARSYS started in 2002, it comes from the black abyss where endless hardship dwells, a concept born out of a feeling of disappointment, out ...

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FIREBIRD: 'Grand Union' Release Date Announced

FIREBIRD, the British band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, will release its fifth album, "Grand Union", on April 20. The CD was recorded and mixed over a two-week period in May 2008 at Berno studios in Malmö, Sweden where FIREBIRD's second album, 2001's "Deluxe", was conceived. "Grand Union" features a couple of ...

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