July 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROY MAYORGA: STONE SOUR Is 'Everything I've Wanted In A Band'

Heather Brown of the 105.9 The Grizz radio station conducted an interview with STONE SOUR drummer Roy Mayorga prior to the band's July 16 appearance at this year's Chicago Open Air, which was held at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). ...

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CRISTINA SCABBIA Says LACUNA COIL 'Made A Big Mistake' With The Imagery For 2009's 'Shallow Life'

Metal Wani's Matthew Powers recently conducted an interview with vocalist Cristina Scabbia of Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On LACUNA COIL's 2016 album "Delirium": Cristina: "I think that everything went amazingly, because our old-school fans are happy; we got a ...

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IGOR CAVALERA On SEPULTURA's 'Roots': 'It's Stood The Test Of Time'

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and former SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On revisiting the songs from SEPULTURA's seminal 1996 "Roots" album during the "Return To Roots" tour: Igor: "They're still ...

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LINKIN PARK's 'Heavy' Co-Songwriter Thought News Of CHESTER BENNINGTON's Death Was 'A Joke'

American singer/songwriter Julia Michaels (pictured), who co-wrote LINKIN PARK's "Heavy" single, has revealed she thought reports of Chester Bennington's death were "a joke" at first. The 23-year-old from Santa Clarita, California, who began singing and writing songs at the young age of 12, became friends with Bennington after they worked together and her songwriting partner ...

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NIKKI SIXX Posts Graphic Footage Of Rotator Cuff Surgery (Video)

MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx underwent surgery on Tuesday (July 25) to repair a torn rotator cuff. He has since posted graphic video footage of the operation shot using a point-of-view (POV) camera captured from the surgeon's perspective. Check it out below, beginning at around the four-minute-fifteen-second mark. (Note: Viewer discretion is advised.) ...

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METALLICA: Video Tour Of Los Angeles Pop-Up Store

The 95.5 KLOS radio station has uploaded a video tour of the METALLICA pop-up store in Los Angeles, California. Come by the store through Saturday, July 29 to pick up tour merchandise as well as unique items only found at the pop-up stores, including lithographs, coolers, NFL-compliant clear bags, the exclusive live recording from Webster ...

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