April 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DUFF MCKAGAN Rocking The South

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan has penned the latest installment of his weeky column, which appears every Thursday on Reverb at SeattleWeekly.com. An excerpt follows below. "I am back out on the road with LOADED. This is our first-ever foray into the U.S. rock marketplace. A band like LOADED is perhaps ...

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ILL NINO: South American Tour Dates Announced

ILL NINO will embark on the "Project Independent" tour of South America in June. The band says, "ILL NINO has been patiently waiting, and we're psyched to be returning to South America. Brazil's own SKINCULTURE will be opening the shows. Surprise direct support will be announced shortly!!" "Project Independent" tour dates: June 10 - Brasilia, ...

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ERA FOR A MOMENT Prepares To Release 'When Earth Meets Sky'

Boston-based female-fronted hard rock band ERA FOR A MOMENT will make its sophomore album, "When Earth Meets Sky", available on Friday May 1 via a CD-release show at Oliver's Nightclub, inside the legendary Cask n' Flagon in Boston. The album will be available at retail on May 5 and can be purchased through CDBaby.com as ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Kicks Off North American Tour; Video Available

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen kicked off her North American tour last night (Wednesday, April 29) at The Fillmore NY @ Irving Plaza in New York City. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below (thanks to Benniken). Tarja's band for the trek consists of the following musicians Tarja Turunen - Vocals Mike ...

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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: First Part Of New Video Interview Available

After a recent show in New York, vocalist Mike Hranica and guitarist/singer Jeremy DePoyster of the Dayton, Ohio Christian metalcore band THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA sat down with HeadbangersBlog.com and discussed where they're coming from musically, the creation of the band's new album, "With Roots Above and Branches Below", their mainstream popularity and why metal ...

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