May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

MEGADETH Bassist's Video Message From Lisbon

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson recorded a short video message for fans at the start of the band's European tour at the Rock In Rio festival in Lisbon, Portugal. Watch the clip below. MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine was interviewed on this past Monday's (May 24) edition of the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob ...

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DESPISED ICON Interviewed At Austria's METALFEST

Austria's Stormbringer.at webzine conducted an interview with vocalist Alex Erian and bassist Max Lavelle of Montreal, Quebec, Canada extreme metallers DESPISED ICON when the band played at the Austrian edition of the Metalfest Open Air festival, which was held May 13-15 at Schloß Mamling in A-Mining am Inn. Watch the chat below. DESPISED ...

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Y&T Frontman Interviewed On 'Maximum Threshold'

Y&T guitarist/vocalist Dave Meniketti was interviewed on the May 29 edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show. The program is now available for streaming using the audio player below. "I'm Coming Home", the new video from Y&T, is available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's first studio album in 13 years, "Facemelter", which ...

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Former BROKEN HOPE Guitarist Remembers SLIPKNOT Bassist

Former BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the passing of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray: "There are three guys in SLIPKNOT who I regard as friends and they are near and dear to my heart: Mick [Thomson, guitar], Joey [Jordison, drums] and Paul [Gray, bass]. I love those guys ...

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SCORPIONS Interviewed By French Fan Club

On March 20, the SCORPIONS' French fan club Crazyscorps conducted individual interviews with four of the five bandmembers at the Hôtel du Louvre in Paris. The interviews can now be viewed below. After a triumphant tour kick-off and a gold album from their home country Germany for "Sting in the Tail", the rockers ...

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SILENT RAGE Pays Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

Los Angeles hard rockers SILENT RAGE paid tribute to Ronnie James Dio by performing a cover version of BLACK SABBATH's "Heaven And Hell" at the conclusion of their May 28, 2010 concert at the Brixton in Redondo Beach, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below. SILENT RAGE's fourth studio album, "Four ...

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METALLICA: Lisbon Footage Available

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's May 19, 2010 concert at Pavilhao Atlantico in Lisbon, Portugal — including clips of the pre-show meet-and-greet and tuning-room jam as well as the actual performance — can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. That Was Just Your Life 02. Cyanide 03. For Whom The Bell ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Frontman Remembers RONNIE JAMES DIO

Vocalist Mikael Stanne of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW): "It's been a while now and I still cannot deal with the fact that you are gone. Your voice, your passion and ...

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GEEZER BUTLER On BLACK SABBATH's Early Days

On May 14, Steven Rosen of Ultimate-Guitar.com conducted an interview with legendary bassist Geezer Butler (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH) about Eagle Rock Entertainment's "Black Sabbath: Classic Albums - Paranoid", a DVD highlighting the recording of BLACK SABBATH's classic "Paranoid" LP. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Ultimate-Guitar.com: What does ...

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