May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

ASKA, VOUGAN To Play LONE STAR METAL Showcase In Houston

Lone Star Metal magazine, a Texas-based webzine, will host a showcase event in Houston, Texas on June 27 at one of the city's longest-standing venues, Fitzgerald's. Texas metal veterans ASKA will headline the event, which will mark the band's return to Houston after almost a year. Direct support will come from Brazilian power metal act ...

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METALLICA Fan's Dream Comes True

U.K.'s Diss Express reports: A teenager's dreams have come true after he met global rock giants METALLICA. Attleborough High School pupil Andrew Ladell benefitted from children's charity Dreams Come True, which organized the meeting at the band's London O2 arena concert. He said: "It was a dream — they are my favorite band ...

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MEGADETH: New Video Interview With JAMES LOMENZO Available

Revolver TV has uploaded a short interview with MEGADETH bassist James Lomenzo conducted by Full Metal Jackie at the first annual Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards, which was held on April 7 at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Watch the one-minute chat below. MEGADETH and SLAYER will perform together for the first time in ...

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SPARZANZA Interviewed In Helsinki; Video Available

Nina Rung of Domination TV conducted an interview with the Swedish metal/rock band SPARZANZA before their April 17, 2009 show at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland. SPARZANZA released its fourth CD, "In Voodoo Veritas", in Finland on April 8 via Black Cult/Kabuki Records. SPARZANZA recently announced the addition of guitarist Magnus Eronen (MOANING WIND, SPACE PROBE ...

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DAATH Guitarist To Guest On ASYLUM Debut

DAATH guitarist Emil Werstler will lay down a guest guitar solo on the upcoming debut album from ASYLUM, the Chicago-based band featuring Markus Johansson (lead vocals, lead guitar) and Johnny Rox (bass guitar). Johansson and Rox are joined on the CD album by drummer Kevin Talley (DAATH, CHIMAIRA, DEVILDRIVER) and second lead guitarist Larry Tarnowski ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY Resumes Recording New Album

Norway's THEATRE OF TRAGEDY has entered Room 13 studios in Oslo to resume recording its seventh album for a tentative September release via AFM Records. Video footage of the CD's drum-recording sessions, which were completed late last year, can be viewed below. THEATRE OF TRAGEDY's new album is being produced by Erik Ljunggren, who has ...

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