June 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

IRON MAIDEN Singer Close To Getting New Airline Off Ground

Astraeus Airlines, the Gatwick, U.K.-based carrier for which IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson worked as a pilot, went out of business in November 2011 and Dickinson subsequently launched aircraft maintenance business, Cardiff Aviation Limited, which is based at the Twin Peaks Hangar at St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan in Wales, United Kingdom. In a brand ...

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Video: NEWSTED Performs At Spain's SONISPHERE Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — performing at the Spanish edition of the Sonisphere festival on May 31 at Auditorio Miguel Ríos in Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Madrid can be seen below. NEWSTED has been confirmed for this year's edition of Gigantour, ...

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GARY HOLT: JEFF HANNEMAN Was 'A True Original And One Of The Greats'

Decibel magazine’s July issue (on newsstands in June) features a nine-page tribute to late SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman in the form of a moving retrospective obituary, some of Hanneman's most biting quotes, and a litany of heartfelt remembrances from EXODUS, Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA), AT THE GATES, TESTAMENT, CANNIBAL CORPSE and countless other contemporaries, including ...

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OLIVA: 'Father Time' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Father Time" from JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva can be seen below. The track comes off Oliva's first-ever solo album, "Raise The Curtain", which will be released on June 21 in Europe and July 2 in North America via AFM Records. The 11-song CD, which ...

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ETHS: 'Harmaguedon' Video Featuring New Singer RACHEL ASPE

Marseille, France-based metalcore band ETHS has released video for the song "Harmaguedon" featuring their new singer Rachel Aspe. Check it out below. Aspe made her live debut with ETHS on April 10 at Le Ninkasi Kao in Lyon, France. "I was anxious to play live with them for the first time," Aspe told Greece's Rock ...

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ACE FREHLEY Featured On Season Premiere Of 'Celebrity Ghost Stories'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley is featured in tonight's (Saturday, June 1) season premiere episode of Biography channel's "Celebrity Ghost Stories", the only TV show where celebrities share their real-life ghost experiences. According to a program description, "there are vengeful entities in Ace Frehley's estate and all the women in the home are in peril." ...

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AC/DC Singer Profiled On British Documentary Special

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson will be profiled on tonight's (Saturday, June 1) episode of the "Rock Icon" series on the British art-oriented channel Sky Arts 1 HD at 8 p.m. U.K. time. A description of the program reads as follows: "Johnson is profiled in this documentary special by former MP and heavy metal rock fan ...

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