March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHINING Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Swedish black metallers SHINING have issued the following update: "Due to [drummer] Jarle Byberg's current situation, we have decided that we cannot go ahead with merely him in our ranks. This has nothing to do with him leaving URGEHAL last week or anything like that, but he simply hasn't got time enough to tour as ...

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SHADOWS FALL: 'The Daily Habit' Performance Of 'Redemption' Posted Online

SHADOWS FALL performed the song "Redemption" on Fuel TV's "The Daily Habit" on November 12, 2007. Watch footage of the performance below. SHADOWS FALL recently received a Grammy nomination in the "Best Metal Performance" category for "Redemption", the first single from the band's newest release, "Threads of Life". This marked SHADOWS FALL's second Grammy nomination ...

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GENE SIMMONS Says SHARON OSBOURNE Is 'Terrific'

Classic Rock's Geoff Barton enjoyed an extended chat with his all-time hero, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons, this past Saturday. The full interview (plus another one Barton conducted with KISS rhythm guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley) will be published in a future issue of Classic Rock magazine. An excerpt from the chat follows: Geoff Barton: While ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: European Tour Dates Announced

Former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE singer Chris Cornell has scheduled the following European tour dates: May 30 - Landgraaf (NL), Pinkpop Festival Jun. 01 - Kln (D), Live Music Hall Jun. 03 - Luxemburg (L), Den Atelier Jun. 04 - Zrich (CH), Volkshaus Jun. 05 - Crans Sur Celigny (CH), Caribana Festival Jun. 07 - Nrnberg ...

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VINNY APPICE Discusses BIG NOIZE On 95.1 WZZO; Audio Available

Legendary drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN AND HELL, DIO, BLACK SABBATH) was interviewed by The Bearman and Keith of 95.1 WZZO in Allentown, Pennsylvania about BIG NOIZE Vinny's new "supergroup" collaboration with vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT), bassist Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL) and keyboardist Teddy ...

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CANNABIS CORPSE: New Album Sample Available

CANNABIS CORPSE, the Richmond, Virginia-based old-school death metal band featuring Philip "Landphil" Hall (guitar, bass) from MUNICIPAL WASTE, his brother Josh "HallHammer" Hall (drums) and Andy "Fossergrim" Horn (vocals), has posted the first public sampling of its new and true death metal album, "Tube of the Resinated". The new track "Mummified in Bongwater" has been ...

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