June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHINEDOWN Releases Alternate 'Unity' Video

SHINEDOWN's new album, "Amaryllis", was released earlier this year and made a #1 chart debut on Billboard's Rock Albums chart, and a #4 debut on The Billboard 200. The CD's first single, "Bully", hit #1 at rock radio, marking SHINEDOWN's seventh consecutive chart-topper at the format. Currently riding the success of second single, "Unity", SHINEDOWN ...

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DREAM THEATER: Video Report From The Road

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATERJames LaBrie (vocals), John Myung (bass), John Petrucci (guitar and vocals), Jordan Rudess (keyboards and continuum) and Mike Mangini (drums) — launched a major North American headlining summer tour on June 15 in Rochester, New York. The tour includes stops at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles and the ...

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AS I LAY DYING: 'Awakened' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Awakened", the new album from Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING, was created by Metastazis with Tiffanie Uldry and can be seen below. Due on September 25 via Metal Blade Records, the CD was produced by Bill Stevenson, who has played drums for both the DESCENDENTS and BLACK FLAG and is ...

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LORDI: 'Scarchives Vol. 1' Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the release of their debut album and the 20-year anniversary of LORDI's conception (then just featuring the band's mainman, Mr. Lordi) the by issuing a new CD/DVD, entitled "Scarchives Vol. 1", containing rare and previously unreleased material. On the CD you will find the ...

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METALLICA Performs At Former Danish Prison; Official Video Footage Released

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's meet-and-greet, pre-show tuning-room jam and "Hell And Back" performance at at Statsfængsel, a former prison for inmates serving long sentences, in Horsens, Denmark on June 6 can be viewed below. Built in 1853, this large building's notable prisoners included former Minister Of Justice Peter Adler Alberti and mass murderer Peter ...

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ANVIL To Perform At 'Celebration Canada' Event In Taiwan

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will perform at the Celebration Canada event in Taiwan on July 1. The concert, which is scheduled to be held at the Legacy Club in Taipei, is part of a two-day festival to celebrate Canada's 145th birthday organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of Taiwan. It marks the first time ...

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LAMB OF GOD Frontman Arrested In Czech Republic

According to the Czech news web site Novinky, vocalist Randy Blythe of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD was arrested earlier today (Thursday, June 28) in the Czech Republic and charged with manslaughter over an incident that happened more than two years ago. Blythe, 41, reportedly got into an altercation with a fan ...

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JACK RUSSELL Interviewed On 'Metal House Of Zane' (Audio)

Jimmy Zane of "Metal House Of Zane" recently conducted an interview with JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell. You can now listen to the chat below. JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE is currently taking part in the "America Rocks" tour alongside FASTER PUSSYCAT, BULLETBOYS, PRETTY BOY FLOYD and LILLIAN AXE. Regarding how the trek — ...

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FIREWIND: New Audio Interview With GUS G.

Jorge Fretes of Spain's GoetiaMetal.com recently conducted an interview with FIREWIND/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. An audio snippet of the chat can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. FIREWIND's new album, "Few Against Many", sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at ...

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