May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

MANOWAR To Honor RONNIE JAMES DIO

Metal heavyweights MANOWAR will honor the legacy of Ronnie James Dio with "Magic - A Tribute To Ronnie James Dio". MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio said: "Heavy metal has lost a great artist and a true gentleman. I had the privilege of being his friend and I, along with other friends and admirers, wish to honor ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Putting Finishing Touches On New Album Recordings

Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS are putting the finishing touches on the recording process for their fifth album, due this fall via Prosthetic Records/Razor & Tie. Commented vocalist Phil Labonte: "The more these songs get into shape, the more excited I get. This isn't 'Overcome Two'. It's not 'The Fall Of Ideals Two'. It's very ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman Interviewed In Denver

Rafi of VampireFreaks.com conducted an interview with vocalist Burton C. Bell of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY when the band played in Denver, Colorado on May 22, 2010. The chat can now be viewed below. FEAR FACTORY has scheduled three more in-store appearances/meet-and-greet sessions as part of its ongoing "Fear Campaign" American ...

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SLASH Talks To CNN; Video Available

Guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) recently talked to CNN's Shanon Cook about going solo for his new record, family and his guitar obsession. Watch the chat below. Slash plans to incorporate songs from his entire career into his upcoming solo tour, including material from GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT and his ...

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CHIMAIRA To Release 'Guitar Collection Vol. 1' Guitar Tab Book

Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation has set a June 25 release date for the first-ever guitar tab book from Cleveland, Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA. The "Guitar Collection Vol. 1" book features note-for-note transcriptions of13 songs from CHIMAIRA's first five albums: * The Flame * Impending Doom * Implements Of Destruction * Inside The Horror * Nothing Remains ...

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HOUWITSER Completes Work On New Album

Reactivated Dutch death metal veterans HOUWITSER have completed work on their fifth album, "Bestial Atrocity", due later in the year via Sevared Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Bestial Atrocity 02. Devoured Cunt 03. Conviction Through Torture 04. Sledgehammer Redemption 05. Vision Of Blood 06. Hatred Vindicated 07. Shredded To ...

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NOCTEM In Writing Mode

Spanish death/black metallers NOCTEM will spend this summer composing material for the band's sophomore album. According to a posting on the group's MySpace page, the follow-up to last year's "Divinity" will be a "logical progression of the last album, full of new nuances and based in a darker sound and a more complex composition." NOCTEM ...

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BRUCE KULICK's Father Dies

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has posted the following message on his official web site: "I would like to thank everyone for their condolences on the death of my father Friday afternoon. He lived almost a full day past his 91st birthday, and he was very proud of his sons. "I know he will be ...

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