June 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

ZAKK WYLDE Talks About Staying Sober In New Interview

Christopher Krovatin of Revolver magazine recently conducted an interview with Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Revolver: Has sobriety mellowed you out? Zakk: Nah. It was never really about that, it just got to the point where it started messing with the shows. ...

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ORPHANED LAND: DVD Trailer Released

ORPHANED LAND's December 9 and December 10, 2010 concerts at Reading 3 in Tel Aviv, Israel were professionally filmed and recorded for an upcoming DVD release. The Israeli progressive folk metal masters were joined at both shows by Steven Wilson of PORCUPINE TREE. Also appearing on December 9 was PARADISE LOST guitarist Greg Mackintosh; famous ...

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JUNGLE ROT: 'Kill On Command' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Kill On Command", the new album from Wisconsin death metallers JUNGLE ROT, sold 600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. Released on June 21 via Victory Records, the CD landed at position No. 76 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER: 'Ritual' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Ritual", the latest studio album from the Detroit deathsters THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, sold 13,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 31 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Deflorate", opened with around 12,000 units to enter the chart at No. 43. Commented ...

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MACHINE HEAD Guitarist Checks In From The Studio (Video)

A short video clip of MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel talking about the making of the band's new album, "Unto The Locust", can be seen below. Metal Hammer magazine will release "Unto The Locust" in the U.K. with a special-edition fan pack. Complete with 132page special issue with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the making of ...

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'Metalion' Book-Release Exhibition Brings Extreme Metal Photo Portraits To New York Gallery

Now through July 7, 2011, powerHouse Arena (37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY) presents an exhibition by Norwegian author/photographer Jon Kristiansen in honor of the release of his massive book "Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries" (Bazillion Points Books). The gallery showcases Jon's arresting visual work with the infamous Slayer mag, and displays dozens of stark portraits ...

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DEATH: 'Human' 20th-Anniversary Reissue First-Week Sales Revealed

The 20th-anniversary reissue of DEATH's legendary fourth album, "Human", sold 1,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. "Human" is the best-selling DEATH album of the SoundScan era, having shifted 95,000 copies in the United States since its October 1991 release. The "Human" 20th-anniversary reissue was made available on June 21 ...

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