July 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

Video: KISS Kicks Off 'Freedom To Rock' Tour In Tucson

KISS kicked off its "Freedom To Rock" tour last night (Monday, July 4) with a 16-song set in Tucson, Arizona "Tonight's the first night of the tour, and it couldn't be any place hotter or any place cooler," KISS frontman Paul Stanley told the crowd at the AVA Amphitheater as they braved 102-degree heat. As ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Perform In Wroclaw, Poland

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN's July 3 performance at Stadion Wroclaw in Wroclaw, Poland can be seen below. IRON MAIDEN's world tour, in support of the band's latest album, "The Book Of Souls", kicked off on February 24 in Sunrise, Florida (a suburb of Fort Lauderdale). IRON MAIDEN guitarist Dave Murray told Music Radar ...

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VOLBEAT Explains Decision To Cover TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET's 'Rebound' (Video)

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have uploaded a two-minute video clip in which guitarist/vocalist Michael Poulsen and drummer Jon Larsen talk about their decision to cover TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET's "Rebound" on their new album, "Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie", in honor of late TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET drummer Brandon Carlisle. VOLBEAT guitarist Rob Caggiano previously told Metal ...

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SABATON: Second 'The Last Stand' Album Trailer

Swedish metallers SABATON will release their eighth studio album, "The Last Stand", on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Heroes" was once again produced by Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, LINDEMANN, HYPOCRISY) and it "marks a brand new chapter in SABATON history," according to a press release. The second trailer for "The Last Stand" ...

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SIRENIA Parts Ways With Singer AILYN GIMÉNEZ GARCÍA

Norway-based symphonic gothic metal veterans SIRENIA have parted ways with their Spanish singer Ailyn Giménez García for "personal reasons." The band says in a statement: "We part ways on good terms and we wish Ailyn the best of luck for her future endeavours. Thanks a lot for the great years we shared in the band ...

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LARS ULRICH Says He 'Wasn't Aware' Of METALLICA's Plan To Fire Him

METALLICA's Lars Ulrich says that he was unaware of his bandmates' plan to fire him three decades ago, explaining that "it was just not something that was ever on my radar." The long-running rumor first gained traction in 2009 when ex-METALLICA guitarist Dave Mustaine revealed it to Rolling Stone, and surfaced again when ANTHRAX guitarist ...

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