May 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

TOURNIQUET Drummer Pays Tribute To JEFF HANNEMAN

Ted Kirkpatrick of Christian metallers TOURNIQUET has paid tribute to SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who died at about 11 a.m. today (Thursday, May 2) near his Southern California home. He was 49. Hanneman was in an area hospital when he suffered liver failure. Says Kirkpatrick: "I was very sorry to hear that SLAYER guitarist Jeff ...

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Video: GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist BUMBLEFOOT Jams With Bronx Students

On Wednesday, May 1, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, lead guitarist from legendary hard rock band GUNS N' ROSES, jammed with students at Mott Hall Community School in the Bronx, which is participating in the free Little Kids Rock music program. Moreover, Bumblefoot arrived with free guitars for the students, courtesy of Gibson. The guitars are part ...

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SLAYER Guitarist JEFF HANNEMAN Dead At 49

SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman passed away at about 11 a.m. today (Thursday, May 2) near his Southern California home. He was 49. Hanneman was in an area hospital when he suffered liver failure. He is survived by his wife Kathy, his sister Kathy and his brothers Michael and Larry, and will be sorely missed. Hanneman ...

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SHADOWS FALL Drummer Interviewed By METAL RULES! TV (Video)

Metal Rules! TV recently conducted an interview with Jason Bittner of SHADOWS FALL. He spoke about touring, helping out ANTHRAX and joining up with the cult band TOXIK after reading about their drummer search on BLABBERMOUTH.NET. You can now watch the chat below. SHADOWS FALL tapped Willis Mathiasen of 2CENTS to sit behind the drums ...

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THROWDOWN To Enter Studio Next Week

Southern California heavy music act THROWDOWN will enter the studio next week to begin recording its new full-length album. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2009's "Deathless" will be mixed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris for a late 2013 release via eOne Music. Commented THROWDOWN vocalist Dave Peters: "It's really exciting, if not a little nerve-wracking, to be ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: 'The Manuscript' Audio Samples Available

U.K. doom metal veterans MY DYING BRIDE will release a new EP, "The Manuscript", on May 13 via Peaceville Records on CD and vinyl. Check out audio samples in the YouTube clip below. "The Manuscript" contains four new and exclusive songs; a dark voyage spanning over 27 minutes of supreme doom in the unmistakable MY ...

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LIMP BIZKIT: Photos Of Huntington Concert

LIMP BIZKIT played to a sold-out crowd on April 30 in Huntington, New York at The Paramount, and aside from filming a video for their forthcoming single, "Ready To Go", they debuted a new-look band, with a cool new outfit for guitarist Wes Borland and a bearded Fred Durst. Check out photos from the concert ...

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