June 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

HEAVEN Singer ALLAN FRYER Dies After Battle With Cancer

Allan Fryer, the frontman for the Australian band HEAVEN, passed away after a long battle with cancer. Formed in 1980 in Sydney, Australia, HEAVEN recorded three albums — "Twilight Of Mischief" (1982), "Where Angels Fear To Tread" (1983) and "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" (1985) — and toured throughout the United States during the 1980s. The ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Taking Late Fans' Ashes On Tour

According to The Pulse Of Radio, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE will take the ashes of two of their fans on the road with them this summer as the band tours North America. 21-year-old Corran "Coz" Powell and 18-year-old James Simmons were both killed in a car crash last December, but their families have crafted pieces ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Singer Blasts Media Hoopla Over CAITLYN JENNER

According to The Pulse Of Radio, ALL THAT REMAINS singer Phil Labonte has blasted all the attention focused on former athlete Bruce Jenner's gender transition into Caitlyn Jenner, which got massive coverage this week when the "new" Jenner appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. Labonte did not comment directly on Jenner's decision to ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'I Would Have Never Quit JUDAS PRIEST'

Dubai's Mainstage Events recently conducted an interview with former JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what it was like parting ways with JUDAS PRIEST in 2003 after a seven-year stint with the band, Owens said: "It was all right. We knew if was gonna ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Dug Deep Into Their Childhoods For Upcoming Album

On April 28, RockConfidential.com conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey in Knoxville, Tennessee. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the lyrical themes covered on BUTCHER BABIES' forthcoming sophomore album, due at the end of the summer via Century Media ...

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TESTAMENT's SKOLNICK On Record Industry Decline: Metal Has Suffered As Much As Any Other Type Of Music, If Not More

WSOU conducted an interview with TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick at the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, which was held in April at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about the changes that have occurred in the music industry since TESTAMENT's inception three ...

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Video: GHOST Performs New Songs At Swedish 'Warm-Up' Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish occult rockers GHOST performing four brand new songs, "Cirice", "Majesty", "Absolution" and "From The Pinnacle To The Pit", earlier tonight (Wednesday, June 3) at Doom in Linköping, Sweden can be seen below. "Majesty" and "From The Pinnacle To The Pit" are taken from GHOST's third album, "Meliora", which will be ...

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STEVEN TYLER's Daughter CHELSEA Releases Third KANEHOLLER EP

According to KBA.com, Hub Folding Box Company, Inc., an innovative leader and custom manufacturer of quality folding paperboard cartons headquartered in Mansfield, Massachusetts, was pleased to host acclaimed rock and roll singer Steven Tyler of the popular rock band AEROSMITH, on a recent visit to his family's folding carton facility. Tyler, who always ...

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