May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

COBRA CLUTCH Guitarist Dead At 24

Frederick, Maryland hardcore/thrash band COBRA CLUTCH is mourning the loss of guitarist Pat O'Brien after he died in his sleep Friday night. The group recently recorded its debut CD and had been playing shows up and down the East Coast, including several with MURPHY'S LAW. The cause of death is unknown but it's assumed there ...

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ULVER Performs Live For First Time In 15 Years; Video Available

Progressive Norwegian black metal band ULVER performed for the first time in 15 years yesterday (Saturday, May 30) at the Norwegian Festival of Literature at Maihaugsalen in Lillehammer, Norway. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be viewed below. Once among the pioneers of Norwegian black metal, now living legends of dark experimental music, ULVER ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Cleveland Photos Available

Photos of QUEENSRŸCHE's May 6, 2009 concert at the House of Blues in Cleveland have been posted online at this location (pictures taken by concert photographer Joe Kleon). Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below. Italian journalist Paolo Bianco recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate for the ...

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AWAKE Adds Second Guitarist

U.K. progressive metal band AWAKE has announced the addition of second guitarist Steven Coles (brother of other guitarist Andy Coles) to its ranks. The group now has two guitarists and is back as a six-piece. AWAKE states, "We are still currently working on our follow-up album to [2007's] 'Illumination', which we aim to release later ...

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UNEARTH Interviewed In Atlanta; Video Available

Metal Mark of SkullsNBones.com conducted an interview with Massachusetts metallers UNEARTH on May 30, 2009 prior to the band's concert in Atlanta, Georgia with TESTAMENT. Watch the six-minute chat below. UNEARTH's song "Grave of Opportunity" is now available as a downloadable track on the Guitar Hero World Tour. The song is part of the Ferret ...

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STATIC-X: Little Rock Footage Available

Video footage of STATIC-X performing the song "Stingwray" on May 28, 2009 at The Village in Little Rock, Arkansas can be viewed below (courtesy of Arkansas Rocks! Entertainment). "Stingwray" was inspired by frontman Wayne Static's wife, former adult film star Tera Wray, and the Corvette Stingray she drives. "Cult of Static", the new album from ...

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TESTAMENT: New Video Interview With ERIC PETERSON Available

Metal Mark of SkullsNBones.com conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT on May 30, 2009 prior to the band's concert in Atlanta, Georgia. Watch the eight-minute chat below. On May 2, TESTAMENT kicked off its first North American headlining tour in support of 2008's critically acclaimed "The Formation ...

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