July 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Is Heavy Metal Becoming More Gay-Friendly?

Joshua Rotter of AfterElton.com, a web site dedicated to "reviews and commentary on gay and bisexual men in entertainment and the media," has issued the following report: MÖTLEY CRÜE's current "Carnival of Sin" reunion tour might seem as exciting to most gay men as the NBA finals, a point that was reinforced by ...

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TOMMY LEE: Jail Time Was A Good Experience For Me

Malibu magazine recently conducted an interview with MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: Q: Your presence is unavoidably inspirational. And there definitely seems to be a softer, more spiritual side to you... Tommy: "Yeah, I have had the opportunity to be surrounded by some really good people. One ...

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BLINDSIDE Talk About New Video

Last week, Sweden's BLINDSIDE filmed the video for the new single, "Fell in Love with the Game", with director Shane Drake. The video was shot on a Depression-era film set outside of L.A. Continuing the "The Great Depression" look of the new album artwork, the band performed in their current onstage attire of Depression-era clothing. ...

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DREAM THEATER Marathon At DELICIOUS AGONY

On August 19, beginning at 7:00 p.m. EST, Delicious Agony Progressive Rock Radio will be airing its second annual DREAM THEATER Marathon. For 48 hours, the station will suspend its regular progressive rock programming and play DREAM THEATER and related projects. You will hear the music of DREAM THEATER, LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT, TRANSATLANTIC, OSI, YELLOW ...

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SUBLIMINAL CRUSHER: New Album To Feature TESTAMENT Cover

Italian thrash/deathsters SUBLIMINAL CRUSHER have signed with New LM Records for the release of their new album, "Antithesis". The follow-up to the group's "Life Drought" EP (2003) is tentatively due in September. "Antithesis" (view cover here) track listing: 01. Fuck-Simile 02. Affection 03. Technocratic 04. I.R.A.Q. 05. Slavery 06. Fearbox 07. Unfertile Suggestion ...

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BLACK SABBATH Cancel Indiana OZZFEST Gig

According to the official web site of the Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana, BLACK SABBATH will **NOT** be performing at today's Ozzfest stop at the venue "due to an illness in the band." However, the remainder of the show will go on as planned and IRON MAIDEN will headline and will ...

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