March 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLAYER Guitarist's Longtime Tech ARMAND CRUMP Dies

Several musicians and members of the rock music community have paid tribute to SLAYER guitarist Kerry King's longtime tech Armand Crump (pictured below), who passed away earlier today. Dave Lombardo (SLAYER): "SLAYER and the metal road crew community is mourning the loss of a hard worker and dear friend Armand Butts Crump III. He was ...

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ANTHRAX Recording Cover Of RUSH's 'Anthem' For Tribute Album (Video)

Video footage of ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante laying down the drum track to a cover version of RUSH's "Anthem" (from the Canadian rock band's second album, 1975's "Fly By Night") for an upcoming tribute album can be seen below. No further details are currently available. According to guitarist Scott Ian, ANTHRAX's sold-out March 15 concert ...

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CHIMAIRA: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metalhead Media conducted an interview with CHIMAIRA on March 22 at 02 Academy 2 in Oxford, England. You can watch the chat below. CHIMAIRA's current lineup is as follows: Mark Hunter - Vocals Matt Szlachta (DIRGE WITHIN) - Guitar Jeremy Creamer (DAATH) - Bass Emil Werstler (DAATH) - Guitar Sean Zatorsky (DAATH) - Keyboards Austin ...

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VINCE NEIL: Video Footage Of Last Night's Winston-Salem Concert

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil played a solo show last night (Friday, March 30) at Ziggy's in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Neil's live backing band continues to consist of bassist Dana Strum and Jeff Blando (both of SLAUGHTER) and drummer Zoltan Chaney. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Neil's latest solo album, ...

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DEFTONES To Enter Studio In July

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno told the Chilean web site La Tercera that the band completed pre-production on its seventh album this past week and will enter the studio on July 9 to begin recording the effort for a late 2012 release. "I know everyone says this, but I think it will be the ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Rustyn Rose of Metalholic.com recently conducted an interview with MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL), the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals). You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) is currently ...

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HUNTRESS: New Audio Interview With JILL JANUS

Rustyn Rose of Metalholic.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist Jill Janus of Los Angeles-based metallers HUNTRESS. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. HUNTRESS will release its debut album, "Spell Eater", on April 27 via Napalm Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. ...

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HELLYEAH: Photos From 'Band Of Brothers' Video Shoot

The metal juggernaut known as HELLYEAH — featuring Vinnie Paul Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN), Chad Gray and Greg Tribbett (MUDVAYNE), Tom Maxwell (NOTHINGFACE) and Bob "Zilla" Kakaha (DAMAGEPLAN) — filmed video for the song "Band Of Brothers" this past Monday, March 26 in Los Angeles. The clip was directed by David Brodsky of MyGoodEye, who has ...

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