August 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

RIVAL SONS Parts Ways With Bassist ROBIN EVERHART

Long Beach rock 'n' roll band RIVAL SONS has announced the departure of bassist Robin Everhart. Friend and associate David Beste will take up bass duties for Jugendfest and Parkenfest Norway, plus the upcoming U.S. tour including dates with Sammy Hagar beginning August 20. RIVAL SONS wishes Robin all the best and they are excited ...

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HALESTORM: Quality Kewanee Fan-Filmed Video Footage

Quality fan-filmed video footage of HALESTORM's July 27 performance at Northeast Park in Kewanee, Illinois can be seen below. HALESTORM was the surprise winner of the Grammy Award in February for "Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Performance", but singer Lzzy Hale told the Oakland Press that not a lot has changed for the group since their ...

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STAIND/NEWSTED Guitarist MIKE MUSHOK Partners With JamPlay.com

Calling all aspiring guitarists: it's time to get ready to shred. In an exciting announcement, JamPlay.com, a leading online educational platform for aspiring guitarists, revealed that they have partnered with prolific rock guitarist Mike Mushok to bring the music of STAIND to the JamPlay.com lessons library. Mushok, a songwriter and lead guitarist for the five-time ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Turns 50 On Saturday

According to The Pulse Of Radio, METALLICA singer/guitarist James Hetfield turns 50 years old on Saturday (August 3). Born in 1963 in Downey, California, James was the son of a truck driver named Virgil and a singer named Cynthia. Hetfield's parents were Christian Scientists and strongly disapproved of the use of any kind of medicine ...

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