May 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA To Play Halifax In July?

According to TheChronicleHerald.ca, METALLICA is rumored to be playing Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on July 14. Atlantic Canada Rocks, a concert review, rumor and discussion site, cited a source as having confirmed that the concert will be announced this Wednesday, with tickets going on sale May 12. As previously reported, METALLICA has been ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: New Tour Details Revealed

MÖTLEY CRÜE, one of the world's most iconic rock bands, hosted a special gathering at Bamboozle Sunday night (May 1) revealing details about their summer tour. The unveiling included images and a description of their new set design, the set list decided by fans and a surprise announcement of Tommy Lee's "360" drum rollercoaster. "We're ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Performs On 'Lopez Tonight' (Video)

Fresh off his mind-blowing performance on "American Idol", guitar god Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) appeared on the April 20, 2011 episode of the hit late-night TBS talk show "Lopez Tonight" as sat in with the amazing house band, MICHAEL BEARDEN & THE ESE VATOS. Fans were treated to a killer display of ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Visits Panamanian President; Video Available

Legendary heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne visited Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli at the Palacio de las Garzas (Herons' Palace) the afternoon of the singer's concert at Figali Convention Center in Amador, Panama on April 19, 2011. Video footage of Ozzy's visit can be viewed below. On May 31, music fans will have their first taste ...

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GLENN DANZIG: 'I Allowed' NORTH SIDE KINGS Frontman To Hit Me

In the May 2011 issue of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine, Glenn Danzig was asked about the widely circulated video clip from 2004 (see below) where NORTH SIDE KINGS singer and frequent SOULFLY collaborator Danny Marianino confronts Glenn backstage because Danny's band didn't get to play at one of DANZIG's gigs before Glenn shoves him and ...

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METALLICA: We Have 'Over 700 New Riffs' To Choose From For Next Album

METALLICA is scheduled to enter the studio later this month to begin recording a yet-to-be-revealed new project, which guitarist Kirk Hammett described to RollingStone.com as "more a recording project than a bona fide METALLICA album." In a brand new interview with U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was asked to comment on the ...

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AUTOPSY: Quality Footage From NEUROTIC DEATHFEST Posted Online

Quality video footage of AUTOPSY's performance at this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, which was held April 29-30, 2011 at 013 and MIDI theatre in Tilburg, Holland, can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). "Macabre Eternal", the first full-length album from the legendary San Francisco Bay Area gore grind act AUTOPSY since 1995's "Shitfun", ...

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ANTHRAX, HELLYEAH, DEATH ANGEL Rock Manila

ANTHRAX, HELLYEAH and DEATH ANGEL headlined the eleventh edition of the Pulp Summer Slam festival, dubbed "XI: Resurrection", on April 30 at the Amoranto Stadium in Manila, Philippines. The 15-hour event also featured performances from 25 of the biggest local rock bands in the Philippines, including KAMIKAZEE, CHICOSCI, RAZORBACK, HILERA, FRANCO, MOONSTAR 88, PARAMITA, DAHONG ...

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FOZZY Frontman To Fill In For NIKKI SIXX On 'Sixx Sense'

FOZZY frontman and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho will fill in for Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE, SIXX: A.M.) on this this coming Wednesday's (May 4) edition of Nikki's nationally syndicated "Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx" radio show. Each night on "Sixx Sense", international rock icon, founder/bassist/songwriter of the world-renowned band MÖTLEY CRÜE and chart-topping band ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Encounters Religious Protests In U.S. (Video)

Greek black metal veterans ROTTING CHRIST recently completed the 30-date "Apostles Of Darkness Over The Americas" headlining tour with support from MELECHESH, HATE, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE. Several of the band's concerts were picketed by Christian groups, including the two that can be seen in the YouTube clips below. Commented ROTTING CHRIST: "History repeats ...

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