June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

ACE FREHLEY: 'Anomaly' U.S. Release Date Announced

According to the Rocket Science music label services organization, which lists original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley as one of its clients, Frehley's new solo album, "Anomaly", will be released on September 15. The CD was produced and recorded in Westchester County, New York between 2007 and 2009 and was mixed in Los Angeles ...

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CHICKENFOOT: Madrid Show Canceled

CHICKENFOOT — the new supergroup featuring Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), Michael Anthony (ex-VAN HALEN), Joe Satriani and Sammy Hagar (ex-VAN HALEN) — has issued the following statement: "We are sorry to inform our Spanish fans that CHICKENFOOT cannot perform tomorrow night in Madrid due to a serious injury to drummer Chad Smith. Chad ...

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EVERY TIME I DIE Comments On Drummer's Departure

Buffalo bruisers EVERY TIME I DIE have issued the following update: "After 11 years of being involved with this band, Mike 'Ratboy' Novak [drums] has indeed decided to quit EVERY TIME I DIE. Yesterday morning we received text messages that he wasn't going to continue anymore. "15 years ago, when someone left their band, they ...

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GWAR Frontman Claims Victory Over IWA's TRACY SMOTHERS

In an event asinine yet sublime, GWAR lead singer Oderus Urungus has claimed victory over world-famous wrestler Tracy Smothers in a match held on June 24, 2009 at Schoenbaum Amphitheater in Charleston, West Virginia. "It wasn't too hard...I just grabbed his neck, and choked," stated Oderus. "His eyeballs popped out of his skull. End of ...

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SWITCHBLADE KILLERS Signs With EULOGY RECORDINGS

Eulogy Recordings has announced the signing of SWITCHBLADE KILLERS. Vocalist/guitarist Zach Neil commented, "We're really interested in being the only rock and roll band on Eulogy. Part of the reason we went with Eulogy was because we're not a hardcore band at all. We think the contrast makes for an interesting experience. However, being the ...

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NOISE WITHIN Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

NOISE WITHIN, the project featuring singer/guitarist Boris Bouma (EPIDEMIC), bassist John "Tumor" Fahnestock (SNOT, AMEN) and guitarist Aaron Slipp (PRONG, TAD), has parted ways with drummer Tommy Sickles (NOTHINGFACE, KNIVES OUT!) and is currently seeking a replacement. Commented the band: "Tommy Sickles has done a superb job playing on the first album, 'Prey for the ...

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