June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

STONE SOUR Taps SKID ROW's RACHEL BOLAN For New Album

SKID ROW's Rachel Bolan has laid down the bass tracks on the forthcoming fourth studio album from STONE SOUR, tentatively due in October via Roadrunner Records. He has described the material on the record as "fucking fierce." A photo of Bolan in the studio with STONE SOUR can be seen below. STONE SOUR parted ways ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire ROCK AM RING Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of SOUNDGARDEN's entire June 1 performance at the Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburgring, Germany can be seen below. "Live To Rise", the first SOUNDGARDEN song in almost 16 years, was made available as a free download on iTunes beginning April 17 as part of the promotion of "Marvel's The Avengers". ...

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SLIPKNOT To Headline 'Knotfest' In August

According to Ticketmaster.com, SLIPKNOT will headline the inaugural installment of their own festival, Knotfest, on Friday, August 17 at Mid America Motorplex in Pacific Junction, Iowa. Scheduled performers: SLIPKNOT DEFTONES LAMB OF GOD DETHKLOK SERJ TANKIAN THE URGE PRONG Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. CDT. As previously ...

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EVANESCENCE: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire ROCK AM RING Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of EVANESCENCE's entire June 1 performance at the Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburgring, Germany can be seen below. EVANESCENCE will headline this year's edition of Carnival Of Madness, the annual touring rock extravaganza, with support from CHEVELLE, HALESTORM and NEW MEDICINE. Kicking off Tuesday, July 31 in Springfield, Illinois, the ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Pro-Shot Footage Of ROCK AM RING Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's June 2 performance at the Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburgring, Germany can be seen below. As previously reported, TEN TON HAMMER, the famed MACHINE HEAD "cover band" that looks and sounds exactly like the real thing, will play its first London show in ten years on Wednesday, ...

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SLIPKNOT To Make 'Big Announcement' On Monday

SLIPKNOT will make a "big announcement" on Monday, according to a posting on the band's official Facebook page. The artwork that accompanied the message can be seen below. As previously announced, SLIPKNOT's greatest-hits album, "Antennas To Hell", is scheduled for release on July 17 via Roadrunner Records. There is no word yet on which tracks ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: Pro-Shot Footage Of ROCK AM RING Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's June 1 performance at the Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburgring, Germany can be seen below. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE 's April 22 performance at at the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival marked the band's first concert with singer Jesse Leach in more than nine years. Leach sang on ...

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KORN, QUIET RIOT, CINDERELLA, WHITESNAKE Drummers Perform At 'Bonzo's Birthday Bash'

Carmine Appice (ROD STEWART, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS), Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, KILL DEVIL HILL), Frankie Banali (QUIET RIOT), Fred Coury (CINDERELLA), Jimmy D'Anda (BULLETBOYS), Ray Luzier (KORN), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, ADRENALINE MOB), Glen Sobel (ALICE COOPER), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, S.U.N.) and Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO) are among the musicians who ...

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