March 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

SAMMY HAGAR Amazed At VAN HALEN'S Lack Of Progress

According to The Pulse of Radio, Sammy Hagar is happy with the direction that his current band CHICKENFOOT is going, but couldn't help speaking out about the lack of VAN HALEN's progress. He spoke to The San Gabriel Valley Tribune and seemed amazed that VAN HALEN hasn't released a new studio album in nearly 20 ...

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HARMAJA: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

HARMAJA, the Finnish acoustic project featuring vocalist Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto (CHARON, NORTHERN KINGS, ex-POISONBLACK), will release its new album, "Lento", on April 21 through Wiima Music. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Alkusoitto 02. Viipyvä virta 03. Hauras 04. Pelkkä ihminen 05. Kuuletko 06. Liian pimeä 07. Murheenlaulaja 08. Palasia 09. Veli ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Guitarist To Tour With ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN

Guitarist Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION) will join AGUA DE ANNIQUE — the band led by former THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen — for several shows this spring/summer, starting with the group's April 30 appearance at Rock'n Dark festival in Istanbul, Turkey. Jolie will be filling in for regular AGUA DE ANNIQUE axeman Joris Dirks, ...

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END OF GREEN Begins Recording New Album

South German melancholists END OF GREEN have entered Munich's Weltraumstudios with producer Corni Bartels to begin recording their seventh album, "High Hopes In Low Places", for an August reelase via Silverdust Records. END OF GREEN's previous CD, "The Sick's Sense", entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 21. The record was made available ...

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WHITECHAPEL: New Album Title, Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL have set "A New Era Of Corruption" as the title of their third album, due on June 8 via Metal Blade Records. A song from the CD will make its online debut on April 12, "A New Era Of Corruption" was recorded at Audiohammer studios in Sanford, Florida with acclaimed ...

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SLASH: First Photo Of Touring Band Released

The first photo of Slash's new touring band — featuring the VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist alongside vocalist Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE), bassist Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, STATIC IN STEREO, AGE OF ELECTIC), rhythm guitarist Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY) and drummer Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL) — can be viewed below. Slash ...

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MICHAEL MONROE Interviewed By VADO TV

Tawnee Kendall from Vado TV conducted a short interview with former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe at this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) music conference and film festival, which was held earlier this month in Austin, Texas. Watch the chat below. Guitarist Todd Youth (DANZIG, MOTÖRHEAD, GLEN CAMPBELL, SAMHAIN, D GENERATION, CHELSEA SMILES) and drummer ...

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GRAND MAGUS: First Sample Of New Album Released

Behind-the-scenes video footage from the photo shoot for GRAND MAGUS' new album, "Hammer Of The North", where you can hear one of the new tracks called "I, The Jury" in the background, can be viewed below. GRAND MAGUS is the three-piece Swedish heavy rock band featuring "JB" Christofferson (guitar, lead vocals), Fox Skinner (bass, backing ...

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HEAVEN & HELL To Play Three Italian Shows In July

According to the Italian concert promoter Live, HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — will play three shows in Italy in early July: July 01 - Ippodromo Capannelle (Rock In Roma festival) - Rome, Italy July 03 ...

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