June 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

FOREIGNER's 'Head Games' Remembered In New Ebook

A new one-dollar short ebook tells the story — 34 years on — of the making of FOREIGNER's 1979 album "Head Games". Author Martin Popoff explains: "For all their fame, there really hasn't been much written about FOREIGNER, so I'm particularly proud of this in-depth analysis of the band's biting, dark horse album from 1979, ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Has Street In Hometown Named After Him

Sammy Hagar served as the Honorary Grand Marshal of the 2013 Fontana Days Parade in Fontana, California on Saturday, riding with his family members on a float in the Fontana Days Parade and then enjoying a celebration at the festival at Veterans Park. In addition, he was presented with several gifts, including a sign indicating ...

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JON OLIVA Discusses First-Ever Solo Album

It took a while: more than 30 years after founding the legendary SAVATAGE, Jon Oliva presents his first-ever solo album. Having released albums with SAVATAGE first and JON OLIVA'S PAIN later, this first Oliva solo album was about to become different: "Raise The Curtain" combines Jon's early music influences of '70s prog rock with the ...

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SIRENIA: 'Seven Widows Weep' Video Released

"Seven Widows Weep", the new video from Norwegian/Spanish symphonic gothic metallers SIRENIA, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's sixth studio album, "Perils Of The Deep Blue", which will be released on June 28 via Nuclear Blast Records. Comments SIRENIA mainman Morten Veland: "In April we went to Serbia to shoot a ...

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JASON NEWSTED: I Saved METALLICA Twice

Czech Republic's Muzikus.cz recently conducted an interview with former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted. You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. Speaking about his decision to leave METALLICA in 2001, Jason said: "I don't know if this is selfish, and anybody ...

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