September 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

BATTLELORE: New Video Interview Posted Online

James Young and Asif Salam of Soundshock.Net conducted an interview with BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen (vocals) and Timo Honkanen (bass) when the Finnish "fantasy metal" band played in Camden Underworld, London, England on September 26, 2009 as the support act for FINNTROLL. Watch the chat below. BATTLELORE's latest album, "The Last Alliance", entered the ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Singer CANDICE NIGHT Interviewed On WJCU's 'Metal On Metal'; Audio Available

Candice Night, wife of legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) and singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist for Renaissance rock act BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, was interviewed live on WJCU's "Metal On Metal" radio program on Friday, September 25. Candice discussed BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's forthcoming "Secret Voyage Autumn Night 2009" U.S. tour, latest "Secret Voyage" studio album and she gave away tickets ...

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BACKYARD BABIES To Embark On 20th-Anniversary Tour

Swedish sleaze rockers BACKYARD BABIES will embark on their 20th-anniversary tour in February 2010. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Feb. 04 - Bikini - Barcelona, Spain Feb. 05 - Joy Eslava - Madrid, Spain Feb. 06 - Kafe Antzokia - Bilbao, Spain Feb. 07 - La Maroquinerie - Paris, France Feb. 08 - ...

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KATAKLYSM Announces European Headlining Tour

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM will embark on a European headlining tour in January 2010. Support on the trek will come from BELPHEGOR, DARKEST HOUR, SUICIDAL ANGELS and RESISTANCE. Commented KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono: "We've decided to bring a cool and diverse lineup. The direct support will come from our friends in the Satanic Austrian horde ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: 'Addicted' Teaser Available

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will release "Addicted", the second in a series of albums to be made available under the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker, on November 17 in North America via InsideOut Music. A six-minute audio teaser for the CD is available for streaming ...

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FRANKIE BANALI Quits FREAKSHOW

Former QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali has announced his departure from FREAKSHOW, the new band featuring Markus Allen Christopher (guitar/vocals; M!SS CRAZY) and Jeff LaBar (guitar; CINDERELLA). He says, "Please understand that I am no longer a member of the group FREAKSHOW, and have not been since at least July of 2009, nor will I ...

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