August 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD On His Life As Gay Man: 'In Some Parts Of The World, People Like Me Get Thrown Off Buildings'

During an August 15 appearance on Fox Sports 910 AM's "The Freaks With Kenny And Crash" radio show in Phoenix, Arizona, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about the discrimination that the LGBT community still faces despite the broad social acceptance of homosexuality and the legality of same-sex marriage in some parts of the world. ...

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Watch GEOFF TATE Perform QUEENSRŸCHE Classics In São Paulo, Brazil

Fan-filmed video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate performing on August 19 at Tom Brasil in São Paulo, Brazil can be seen below. Tate's backing band for the concert consisted of the following musicians: Felipe Andreoli (ANGRA, ALMAH) - Bass Leo Mancini (TEMPESTT) - Guitar Edu Cominato (SOTO) - Drums ...

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Life Of AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG Examined In New Book

Due on August 28 from Nero is "High Voltage: The Life Of Angus Young", the first biography of AC/DC's co-founder and last surviving original member. Its author, Jeff Apter, believes the story of the man he describes as the "face, sound and sometimes the exposed backside" of the band is worth telling in detail. In ...

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EVANESCENCE's AMY LEE On Working With Orchestra: 'It's Not Cheap' But 'It's Worth It'

Philadelphia's 93.3 WMMR radio station recently spoke to singer Amy Lee about EVANESCENCE's forthcoming album, "Synthesis", which will reimagine some of the band's past catalog with full orchestration and electronic backing. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether EVANESCENCE had to rehearse more to become ...

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