July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEVOLVED's 'Calculated' Pushed Back To January

Australian/American tech-metallers DEVOLVED have had the release date of their new album, "Calculated", pushed back to January 2010 (via Unique Leader Records) from the previously announced August 25. According to the band, the date was changed "due to a joint distribution merger between Unique Leader and Prosthetic Records." Commented the group in a statement: "It ...

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DREAM THEATER: Japanese Interview With MIKE PORTNOY Posted Online

A recent Japanese interview with DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy can be viewed below. (Interview conducted in English, with Japanese subtitles.) DREAM THEATER's new album, "Black Clouds & Silver Linings", sold 40,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 6 on The Billboard 200 chart. DREAM ...

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SICKENING HORROR Signs With SFC RECORDS

Greek extreme metallers SICKENING HORROR have inked a deal with SFC Records. The band's new album, "The Dead End Experiment", will be released on August 21. The CD's artwork, which was created by Marko Saarelainen, can be viewed below. "The Dead End Experiment" was recorded at Portal (guitars, bass and vocals) and Baseline (drums) studios ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist To Guest On Tonight's 'Caffeine Bomb'

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing and progressive metal band BUSHWHACK will guest on this week's "Caffeine Bomb" show. Tune in at 8:00 p.m. EST on Friday night, July 31 to 91.7 WHUS in Eastern Connecticut, or stream live on iTunes or at WHUS.org. "Caffeine Bomb" is hosted by Roger Lotring, a freelance music journalist whose ...

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DEE SNIDER Performs With 'Kid Band' SIDEWAYZ; Video Available

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider joined the Hudson Valley, New York "kid band" called SIDEWAYZ on June 20, 2009 at the Orange County Choppers headquarters in Newburgh, New York to perform the TS classic "We're Not Gonna Take It". Watch video footage of his appearance below. Snider recently teamed up with the March of Dimes ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: Footage From Atlanta Signing Session Available

Kerry King, legendary guitarist for the notorious thrash metal band SLAYER and a B.C. Rich guitar endorser, is making in-store appearances at select B.C. Rich retailers while on the 2009 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. The special events are co-sponsored by EMG pickups. Video footage from the July 23, 2009 signing session at Guitar Center ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO: Santos Video Footage Posted Online

Maidensp has uploaded video footage (see below) of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno's July 19, 2009 performance at Space Rock in Santos, Brazil. Di'Anno's backing band for the concert consisted of members of the Brazilian group SCELERATA: Magnus Wichmann (Guitar) Renato Osório (Guitar) Gustavo Strapazon (Bass) Francis Cassol (Drums) In a recent interview with ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: Video Interview With TOMMY LEE Posted Online

Bluewin VideoTalk conducted an interview with MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee on June 22, 2009 in Wettingen, Switzerland. Watch the chat below. MÖTLEY CRÜE kicked off Crüe Fest 2, the sophomore outing of the band's summer festival tour, on July 19 in Camden, New Jersey, with support from GODSMACK, THEORY OF A DEAD MAN, DROWNING ...

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DECAPITATED: New Drummer Announced

Guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of the Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED has tapped Austrian drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (of THORNS OF IVY) as the replacement for Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died on November 2, 2007 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a road collision. DECAPITATED singer Covan (real name: Adrian Kowanek) was also hurt ...

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