May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLASH Issues Update On Solo Record, QUART Festival Appearance

VELVET REVOLVER and ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash has posted an update on the recording process for his new solo album, which he is tracking with former NINE INCH NAILS drummer Josh Freese and ex-JANE'S ADDICTION bassist Chris Chaney. Confirmed guest singers so far include Ozzy Osbourne and AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows. Slash writes on ...

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CATHEDRAL: 'The Ethereal Mirror' Reissue Details Revealed

"The Ethereal Mirror", the classic 1993 album from British doom metal legends CATHEDRAL, will be reissued via Earache Records. "Ethereal Mirror" was almost as drastic a departure from CATHEDRAL's slow and meloncholic doom-drenched debut, "Forest Of Equilibrium", as was Lee Dorrian fronting CATHEDRAL after playing in NAPALM DEATH! Featuring fan favorites and MTV video hits ...

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RIOT Schedules Japanese Dates

The reunited 1988 "Thundersteel" lineup of RIOT has scheduled the following dates in Japan: Oct. 24 - Club Citta - Kawasaki, Kanagawa, JPN Oct. 25 - Club Citta - Kawasaki, Kanagawa, JPN RIOT will hit the road in Europe this summer. A new studio album featuring the same musicians is also in the works. Commented ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Interviewed On 'The Rock Star Stories'

U.K. metalcore act BRING ME THE HORIZON was interviewed by "The Rock Star Stories" on March 12, 2009 at the Vic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Watch the chat below. BRING ME THE HORIZON and guitarist Curtis Ward recently made the decision to part ways based on personal differences, but remain firm friends as they have ...

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ANVIL Interviewed By MARA DAVIS; Video Available

Guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner of Canadian heavy metal legends ANVIL were recently interviewed by Mara Davis. Watch the chat in two parts below. The Houston premiere of ANVIL's acclaimed documentary, "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil", on May 28, 2009 ended with ANVIL (Kudrow, Reiner and Glenn Five) playing live at the ...

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NIGHTINGALE To Play Free Show In Sweden

NIGHTINGALE — the Swedish band featuring acclaimed musician/producer Dan Swanö and his brother Dag — will play a free show on June 12 at Startskottet in Finspång, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear is DAWN OF SILENCE. NIGHTINGALE's sixth album, "White Darkness", was released in June 2007 via Black Mark. The CD was recorded at a ...

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EYEHATEGOD Frontman Completes Work On THE GUILT OF… Debut

Michael Williams (EYEHATEGOD, ARSON ANTHEM, OUTLAW ORDER) has joined forces with Ryan McKern in a brand new noise/electro punk duo called THE GUILT OF… The group's full-length debut was completed in Louisiana in April and is tentatively due later in the year. McKern says, "We are both very proud and excited to unleash this vile ...

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