March 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

Video: CHICKENFOOT Performs DEEP PURPLE's 'Highway Star'

Supergroup CHICKENFOOT released "Best + Live", the band's first-ever best-of collection, on March 10. CHICKENFOOT features legendary guitarist Joe Satriani, former VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar, ex-VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith. In addition to "Divine Termination", CHICKENFOOT's first new tune in five years, "Best + Live" includes ...

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ILL NIÑO Is 'Excited' To Begin Work On New Music

Latin metallers ILL NIÑO are preparing to commence work on their next studio album. The New Jersey-based group, which is currently celebrating the 15th anniversary of their debut LP, "Revolution Revolución", with a European tour, hasn't released a full-length record since 2014's "Till Death, La Familia". Asked by "Mike James Rock Show" if ILL NIÑO ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS Part Ways With Drummer JIMMY DEGRASSO

BLACK STAR RIDERS have parted ways with drummer Jimmy DeGrasso. The remaining members of the band wish him well in his future endeavours and thank him for the great albums, killer shows and good times together. The new BLACK STAR RIDERS drummer will be announced shortly. BLACK STAR RIDERS guitarist Damon Johnson recently told the ...

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AVATARIUM: Lyric Video For 'Into The Fire / Into The Storm' Song

Swedish doom metallers AVATARIUM will release their third studio album, "Hurricanes And Halos", on May 26 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the disc was once again created by Erik Rovanpera, who previously designed the cover art of the band's debut album, and shows a mystical creature inspired by the epic track "Medusa Child". The ...

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How SAXON Survived Through Hair Metal And Grunge

Mark Kadzielawa of 69 Faces Of Rock conducted an interview with vocalist Biff Byford of British heavy metal legends SAXON before the band's March 26 concert at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what the biggest challenge was for SAXON to overcome during its forty-year career, ...

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