July 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

MUNICIPAL WASTE Bassist Comments On Upcoming WACKEN Appearance

U.S. crossover thrashers MUNICIPAL WASTE have expressed their excitement about playing this weekend's Wacken Open Air festival. The group is touring in support of its recent release "The Art of Partying", which is due in the U.S. on July 31. Commented bassist LandPhil: "I don't think there could be anything more exciting than getting the ...

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HELLYEAH Live In Toronto: Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of HELLYEAH — the new band featuring members of MUDVAYNE, PANTERA and NOTHINGFACE — performing the song "Alcohaulin' Ass" at the Toronto stop of the Family Values tour on July 24, 2007 has been posted on YouTube. Watch the clip below. As previously reported, HELLYEAH's bus broke down in Washington, D.C. Saturday ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Frontman Talks About His Drug Overdose

MONSTER MAGNET frontman Dave Wyndorf recently spoke to U.K.-based music journalist Dave Ling about the occasion on which an overdose on prescription drugs almost killed him on February 27, 2006. "It had been a long time coming," recounts Wyndorf. "Eveything began when I couldn't sleep on tour, so the doctors gave me something that would ...

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CHTHONIC: Albuquerque OZZFEST Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Taiwanese black metallers CHTHONIC performing the song "Quasi Putrefaction" at the Albuquerque, New Mexico stop on the Ozzfest 2007 tour on July 26, 2007 has been posted on YouTube. Watch the clip below. CHTHONIC — the first-ever Asian metal band to take part in Ozzfest — is currently in the midst ...

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CRYSTALIC Parts Ways With Guitarist

Finnish melodic death metallers CRYSTALIC have parted ways with guitarist Erik Grönroos. Erik has issued the following statement on the matter: "It's time for me to leave the band. This wasn't easy decision for me but that's what life is, decisions. Some of them are easy to make, some of them are not. I don't ...

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BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH: Why I Walked Away From KORN

Former KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch recently spoke to "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network "about the amazing turn his life took when he accepted God for who He is." Watch the 10-minute report below. For more than a decade, Brian "Head" Welch was lead guitarist for the controversial rock band KORN, but ...

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