April 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

OTEP Is Now Managed By SLIPKNOT's SID WILSON

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, has signed an artist management deal with Mach 2.8 Entertainment Group, a company consisting of founder-CEO Sid Wilson and his partner Symon Mead. Wilson is otherwise known as #O (Number Zero), the Grammy Award-winning "turntablist" (DJ) for the band SLIPKNOT. OTEP will ...

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WAMI Project Featuring VINNY APPICE, DOOGIE WHITE, MARCO MENDOZA: New Song 'Transition' Available For Streaming

WAMI, the brand new project featuring vocalist Doogie White (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE) alongside 16-year-old Polish guitarist Iggy Gwadera, will release its debut album, "Kill The King", on May 13 in North America via MVD and May 12 ...

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FIREBORN Featuring ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'The Emperor' Demo Track Available For Streaming

Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED) have joined forces with Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC) and Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) in a brand new death metal band called FIREBORN. "This is a new band that will not conflict with our other bands," says FIREBORN. "Neither will the music sound like them. ...

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ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN: Video Footage Of Toulouse Concert

Video footage of former THE GATHERING singer Anneke Van Giersbergen's March 30 performance at Le Bikini in Toulouse, France can be seen below. Anneke Van Giersbergen's new solo album, "Drive", was released on September 23, 2013 in Europe and on October 15, 2013 in North America via InsideOut Music. Anneke told Classic Rock Revisited about ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Writing New Songs With FOREIGNER's MICK JONES

A photo of former VAN HALEN and current CHICKENFOOT vocalist Sammy Hagar and FOREIGNER guitarist Mick Jones "enjoying a great dinner at El Paseo restaurant [in Mill Valley, California] after writing for two days together at [Sammy's] studio" can be seen below. Hagar says: "What a blast — old friends getting together and writing some ...

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