June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

'The Heavy Metal Map Of Britain': The Locations That Rock The Nation

Written by U.K rock journalist Greg Moffitt (Metal Hammer, Classic Rock, Decibel), the forthcoming book "The Heavy Metal Map Of Britain" will be a literary coast-to-coast tour exploring 40 years of Britain's rock and metal heritage — clubs, concert halls, studios, record shops and more. From Inverness to Penzance, the book will chronicle an epic ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist To Launch 'Whipwear' Clothing Line

In late fall of 2009, QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael "Whip" Wilton will officially release his new line of cool street wear called "Whipwear". In the meantime, he has put together an exclusive limited run of new custom-designed "Whipwear" T-shirts and collectible tour items for the fans, including his solo CD, "Soulbender", an 8 x 11 personally ...

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AEROSMITH Drummer Discusses Autobiography

AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer was recently interviewed by Boston's WBZ Radio, Detroit's WCSX and Seattle's KISW about his newly published autobiography, "Hit Hard: A Story Of Hitting Rock Bottom At The Top". His appearances on the above-mentioned radio stations are now available for streaming at AeroforceOne.com. "Hit Hard: A Story Of Hitting Rock ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Frontman Checks In From 'Canadian Carnage' Tour

A teaser for "No Time To Bleed", the sophomore album from SUICIDE SILENCE, can be viewed below. SUICIDE SILENCE frontman Mitch Lucker checks in from the group's four-date Canadian arena tour with SLAYER, MEGADETH and MACHINE HEAD: "We are currently on 'Canadian Carnage' and it's our first arena tour, so it's been an awesome way ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Announces Tour Dates

ALICE IN CHAINS are giving fans a sneak preview of their highly anticipated upcoming album, "Black Gives Way To Blue" (Virgin/EMI) by posting a brand-new song online. The seven-minute-long track, titled "A Looking In View", can be heard on www.aliceinchains.com. A companion video for the song is forthcoming and its trailer is available ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Frontman Shows Off His Art Collection

Vocalist Tony Foresta of Richmond, Virginia crossover leaders MUNICIPAL WASTE loves tearing up stages around the world with his bandmates, but the singer has another passion which you may not know about — art. Check out the video clip below to see Tony Foresta as he takes you around his apartment in Virginia, showing you ...

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SHINING Confirmed For Holland's ASHES TO ASHES…DOOM TO DUST Festival

Swedish black metallers SHINING have been confirmed for the Ashes To Ashes…Doom to Dust Chapter IV festival, set to take place Sunday, September 6 at the Cultuurfabriek Hall of Fame in Tilburg Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SHINING (SWE) ALKERDEEL (BEL) BUNKUR (HOL) FUNERALIUM (FRA) HABSYLL (FRA) HJARNIDAUDI (NOR) KONGH (SWE) ...

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JACKYL Frontman Develops New TV Show 'Full Throttle Saloon'

Following the success of the Emmy-nominated hit MTV show "Two-A-Days", executive producer (and JACKYL singer) Jesse James Dupree of Mighty Loud Entertainment has partnered with Arnold Rifkin of Cheyenne ("Die Hard", "Armageddon") and A. Smith & Co ("Hell's Kitchen", "I Survived A Japanese Gameshow") and has just placed his next show with the Tru television ...

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