June 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

HEAVEN BELOW Releases Self-Titled Debut

Displaying stellar vocals, amazing guitar tones and backed by powerhouse songs, the rock band HEAVEN BELOW brings an exciting and fresh sound to the world of music — as evidenced throughout their new, self-titled release. Fronted by Patrick Kennison — formerly of THE UNION UNDERGROUND — and supported by members Jesse Billson on guitar, John ...

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MY RUIN Covers AC/DC For METAL HAMMER Compilation

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles duo consisting of vocalist Tairrie B. and multi-instrumentalist Mick Murphy, has issued the following update: "To celebrate the 30th anniversary of AC/DC's classic 'Back In Black' album, [U.K.'s] Metal Hammer magazine has put together a kick-ass cover mounted tribute CD to accompany their new June 2010 issue and invited MY ...

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METALLICA Announces Japanese Dates

METALLICA has issued the following update: "It's been almost seven years since we've played indoors in Tokyo, so it's about time!! We can't wait to return to Japan on September 25 and 26 for two shows at the Saitama Super Arena. "Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 3 at 10:00 a.m. with an eplus pre-sale ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: RONNIE JAMES DIO Was 'One Of The Coolest Motherf**kers In The Biz'

Johnny Firecloud of Antiquiet and CraveOnline.com recently conducted an interview with DOWN/ex-PANTERA vocalist Philip Anselmo. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Antiquiet/CraveOnline.com: Where are you right now? Phil Anselmo: Down in Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans. It's like fuckin' Cambodia here, just fuckin' miserable hot outside. Antiquiet/CraveOnline.com: ...

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SYSTEM DIVIDE: Debut Album Mixed And Mastered

SYSTEM DIVIDE, the extreme modern metal act featuring Sven De Caluwé (ABORTED) and Miri Milman (ex-DISTORTED) on vocals, Cole Martinez (ex-YEARS OF FIRE, ANTENORA) and Joseph Spiller (ex-THE BINARY CODE) on guitars, Andrew Lenthe (ANTENORA) on bass, and Mike Heller (MALIGNANCY) on drums, has completed work on its full-length debut, "The Conscious Sedation", for a ...

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GLENN HUGHES' Video Message For RONNIE JAMES DIO

Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) filmed a video message just prior to attending Ronnie James Dio's (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, RAINBOW, ELF) public memorial service, which was held on May 30 at the Hall Of Liberty at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, California. Hughes was asked to perform at the ...

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BORIS Collaborates With THE CULT's IAN ASTBURY

Southern Lord has announced a collaboration between label artists BORIS and Ian Astbury of THE CULT. This finely-crafted four-song mini release, simply entitled "BXI", was tracked and mixed in Tokyo in late April. Astbury's vocals are a perfect match for BORIS's straightforward, laid-back, but still raw and imaginative songwriting constructed for the EP; another intriguing ...

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