May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

JAG PANZER Signs With SPV/STEAMHAMMER RECORDS

Colorado power metallers JAG PANZER have inked a deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records. The band, which was previously signed to Century Media, will enter the studio in August to begin recording its new album, "Scourge Of The Light", for an early 2011 release. JAG PANZER last year announced the addition of Christian Lasegue as the group's ...

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ADAGIO Guitarist Working On Instrumental Solo Album

Guitarist Stéphan Forté of French neo-classical metallers ADAGIO is currently writing material for an instrumental solo album. "It's been a very long time since I wanted to do this," Forté said in a statement. "I've started to work on the first ideas a couple of years ago and am now spending 100% of my working ...

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ENGEL's New Album Available In Japan

ENGEL — the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA) and vocalist Mangan Klavborn — released its long-awaited second album, "Threnody", in Japan on April 20 via Avex. The CD features the following track listing: 01. Threnody 02. Sense The Fire ...

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BRET MICHAELS Interviewed On 'Lopez Tonight'

POISON singer Bret Michaels was a featured guest on the Thursday, May 28 edition of "Lopez Tonight", comedian George Lopez's new talk show on TBS. Watch Bret's appearance below. Michaels played to a sell-out crowd of 1,800 fans this past Friday night (May 28) at the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, his first complete ...

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DIRGE WITHIN: More Footage From The Road Posted Online

DIRGE WITHIN, the new metal band featuring ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass, vocalist Jeremy "Jerms" Genske, guitarist Matt Szlachta, bassist James Pezanoski (ex-FROM ALL WITHIN), and drummer Frankie Harchut (ex-THE DOOMSDAY CATALYST), has uploaded the third and final in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the group's "Fear Campaign" tour with FEAR FACTORY, WINDS OF ...

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New HELMET Album Pushed Back To August

Amy Harris of CityBeat recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Page Hamilton of the alternative metal legends HELMET. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. CityBeat: What inspired you to get into music at a young age? Page Hamilton: I was always a huge fan of music and loved THE EAGLES, ...

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CINDERELLA Guitarist Interviewed At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

Johnnie Vrana of Revolution Magazine conducted an interview with Jeff LaBar, guitarist for classic hard rockers CINDERELLA and new hard rock supergroup FREAKSHOW, at this year's Rocklahoma festival, which is being held Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30, 2010 in Pryor, Oklahoma. Watch the chat below. CINDERELLA played its first show in over three years on ...

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