July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

RATT: Quality New York City Footage Available

Quality video footage of RATT's July 28, 2009 performance at the Nokia Theatre in New York City can be viewed below (courtesy of "bretthejet"). RATT recently entered the studio to start recording its first studio release in 10 years. The CD is being produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, whose credits include PUDDLE OF MUDD, CHEVELLE, ...

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SUSPERIA: Norwegian Dates Announced

Norway's SUSPERIA continues to ease its way back into live action with vocalist Athera (real name: Pål Mathiesen) on a short tour of the band's home country in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 02 - Hulen, Bergen, Norway Sep. 03 - Union Scene, Drammen, Norway Sep. 04 - John Dee, Oslo, Norway Sep. ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Breathing The Fire' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Breathing the Fire", the new full-length album from Athens, Ohio's SKELETONWITCH, can be viewed below. The cover was designed by Andrei Bouzikov, who has previously worked with MUNICIPAL WASTE and many others. Commented guitarist Scott Hedrick: "The art really sums up the new album and what drew me to heavy metal ...

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Former WARRANT Singer Gets Jail Time For DUI

According to TMZ.com, former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane will spend two mandatory days in jail after pleading no contest to one count of misdemeanor DUI stemming from an incident where he hit a parked car back in June. As part of Jani's plea deal — in which authorities agreed to drop a ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer To Score 'Fallen Moon' Film

Geoff Tate, lead vocalist of the legendary rock band QUEENSRŸCHE, has signed on to compose the film score for the noir-crime drama "Fallen Moon". In addition to the score, Tate, a multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, will compose several new songs for performance by characters in the film. "Fallen Moon" is the tale of a New York ...

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LINKIN PARK Vocalist Opening New Art Exhibit

The Pulse of Radio reports that LINKIN PARK vocalist Mike Shinoda will open a new solo art exhibition called "Glorious Excess (Dies)" at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles next month. The new 17-painting show will open on August 29 with a public reception at 8:00 p.m., with Shinoda in attendance, and will ...

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