March 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

MADBALL: New Video Interview With FREDDY CRICIEN

Stormbringer.at webzine recently conducted an interview with vocalist Freddy Cricien of New York hardcore legends MADBALL. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. MADBALL's latest EP, "Rebellion", was released digitally last summer via The BNB Label, a brand extension of Cricien's Black N Blue Productions group. The six-song effort contains ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Start Bassist Auditions

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will begin the process of searching for a temporary bassist for this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in the U.S. For a limited time, the band will accept and review YouTube submissions that include the following: 1) Video: A standalone performance of the songs listed below, just ...

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D-A-D Interviewed In Hollywood (Video)

Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, who currently resides in Hollywood, California, conducted an interview with Danish rockers D-A-D on March 19 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. D-A-D recently inked a worldwide deal (except Scandinavia) with AFM Records. The band's first release for ...

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JOHN 5's House Burglarized

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5's Los Angeles-area home was "robbed" yesterday (Tuesday, March 26). The axeman writes on his Facebook page: "We accidentally didn't put the alarm on, so some assholes got lucky! We will post more pictures of more guitars. These are all the pictures [see below] we have now. I just want ...

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BEYOND THE BRIDGE Pays Tribute To Late Keyboardist (Video)

German progressive metal band BEYOND THE BRIDGE has released a video tribute to its keyboardist/guitarist Simon Oberender, who passed away last September. Check it out below. Oberender, who was also the keyboardist for Amanda Somerville's band TRILLIUM, worked at the Gate Studios in Wolfsburg, Germany as a sound engineer and producer. He recorded, mixed, mastered ...

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SLASH: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire Sydney Concert

On August 25, 2012, legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) ripped the roof off the Sydney Entertainment Centre in Sydney, Australia, and Moshcam was there to film every second of it. The Sydney show, filmed exclusively by Moshcam, premiered online last September and can now be seen in its entirety at

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MASTERPLAN: 'Novum Initium' Digipack Cover Artwork Unveiled

"Novum Initium", the new album from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, will be released on May 17 via AFM Records. "Novum Initium" track listing: 01. Per Aspera Ad Astra 02. The Game 03. Keep Your Dream Alive 04. Black Night Of Magic 05. Betrayal 06. No Escape 07. Pray On My Soul 08. Earth Is Going ...

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MASTERCASTLE To Release 'On Fire' Next Month

Italian metallers MASTERCASTLE will release their fourth album, "On Fire", on April 19 via Lion Music. MASTERCASTLE has been honing its trademark sound since its debut, "The Phoenix" (2009), and refining it through "Last Desire" (2010) and "Dangerous Diamonds" (2011). Led by the powerful vocals of Giorgia Gueglio, the virtuoso guitar of Pier Gonella and ...

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DIR EN GREY: Third 'The Unraveling' Teaser Available

The unique, artful Japanese rock band DIR EN GREY will release a mini album, "The Unraveling", on April 3. The effort will contain seven tracks, including a new song, "Unraveling". The cover features original artwork by artist and sculptor Yasuyuki Nishio. This intriguing artwork is the result of the fusion between DIR EN GREY's expressions ...

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