June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLIPKNOT Guitarist To Miss MAYHEM Shows Due To Burst Appendix

SLIPKNOT has released the following statement: "We're sorry to announce that our brother Jim Root [guitar] will not be performing with us at [Rockstar Energy Drink] Mayhem [Festival] today in San Bernardino due to serious health issues. Jim has been seriously sick for the past two weeks and went to the hospital last week where ...

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DECIBEL Magazine's Inaugural 'Women In Metal' Issue Out Now

Decibel magazine's inaugural "Women In Metal" issue featuring Laura Pleasants (KYLESA), Mlny Parsonz (ROYAL THUNDER) and Marisa Martinez (CRETIN) is on newsstands now. The August issue features a photo session with the three innovative female musicians as well as interviews with JUCIFER, Doro Pesch, LANDMINE MARATHON and an assortment of women in the music industry. ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN Says PAUL GRAY Will Never Be Replaced

On Friday, June 29, Robert Herrera sat down with SLIPKNOT mastermind/percussionist M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan during his book signing at Book Soup in Hollywood, California. Clown talked about his photo book, "The Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey"; Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival; and future plans for SLIPKNOT. You can now watch the chat below. When asked how ...

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KISS Performs At Norway's Kollen Sommerfestival (Video)

KISS performed earlier tonight (Saturday, June 30) at the Kollen Sommerfestival in Solo, Norway. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Detroit Rock City 02. Shout It Out Loud 03. Deuce 04. Makin' Love 05. I Love It Loud 06. Crazy Crazy Nights 07. Shock ...

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HOLYHELL Interviewed On Romanian Radio (Video)

Maria Breon and Francisco Palomo of American metallers HOLYHELL recently appeared in a Romanian radio show. The musicians spoke about the misconceptions regarding what happens backstage after gigs, the reason why they delayed the release of their latest album, and gave some exclusive spoilers. They also detailed their literary and musical influences and talked about ...

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ANIMETAL USA Performs At 'Anime Expo'; Video Available

ANIMETAL USA — the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs — made its U.S. live debut yesterday (Friday, June 29) at the Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center at the Main Events/Hall G. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance ...

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