April 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

Video: SILENZIUM Performs Cover Of PANTERA's 'Shedding Skin'

Video footage of SILENZIUM performing a cover version of the PANTERA song "Shedding Skin" during a concert earlier this year in Novosibersk can be viewed below. SILENZIUM was created in 2004 by young musicians from Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society. The Russian group is described as "a classical string quartet with the addition of a contrabass and ...

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ETHS Guitarist Quits

Guitarist Grégory "Greg" Rouvière has left the Marseille, France-based metalcore band ETHS. He says in a statement: "Due to my injury and a couple of personal issues, I decided to put my musical career on a hiatus. "I will stay close to the band, because we are friends above all, but I had to make ...

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GLENN HUGHES Interviewed At Sydney's UTOPIA RECORDS (Video)

On Wednesday, April 24, legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) stopped by Utopia Records in Sydney, Australia to meet fans and talk about his latest work. Video footage of the chat, conducted by Paul, can be seen below. Hughes performed three special solo shows this past week along the East ...

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Video: NERGAL Takes 'Behemoth Bike' For Test Ride

Game Over Cycles, the Polish company which specializes in the construction of custom motorcycles and vintage cars restoration, has announced a collaboration with the country's veteran extreme metallers BEHEMOTH. Behemoth Bike, as the project is initially called, is a custom motorcycle inspired by and currently being created in collaboration with BEHEMOTH, and particularly the band's ...

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THERION To Take Rock Opera On The Road

Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION will take their upcoming rock opera on the road in Europe December. Support on the trek will come from ARKONA, THE DEVIL and SOUND STORM. Comments THERION mastermind Christofer Johnsson: "When announcing that we will be working on a rock opera for some years, we were met with many deep sighs ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Featured On San Antonio's Fiesta Medal

According to KENS 5-TV in San Antonio, legendary heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne is featured on the first-ever Fiesta medal from Artpace, a local non-profit dedicated to the advancement of contemporary art. The medal, which was designed by artist Jim Mendiola and Ruben Ortiz-Torres, pictures Ozzy as a bat, with an upside-down Alamo ...

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SONS OF SEASONS Parts Ways With Singer HENNING BASSE

SONS OF SEASONS — the progressive/symphonic metal band led by keyboardist/guitarist Oliver Palotai (KAMELOT, DORO) — has parted ways with singer Henning Basse. The group states: "The musical and professional plans have been going into different directions since a while so that we finally made this decision in mutual agreement. We wish Henning good luck ...

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SOILWORK: New Video Interview With DIRK VERBEUREN

Groovey of Groovey.tv recently conducted an interview with SOILWORK drummer Dirk Verbeuren. You can now watch the chat below. Born in Wilrijk, Belgium in 1975, Verbeuren began his musical training in elementary school with the violin which he played proficiently for seven years. His family moved to Paris, France in 1988, where he studied piano ...

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