September 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

JACKYL Frontman Injured In Motorcycle Accident

Jesse James Dupree is recuperating at home following a motorcycle accident on Route 411 by the Georgia / Alabama state line. Dupree was struck by an automobile, suffering a broken left ankle and foot, fractured right arm, and significant bruising to his lower back, alongside a severe case of road rash. The JACKYL frontman and ...

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TRIVIUM To Record Acoustic Version Of 'Built To Fall'

Matt Heafy (guitar, vocals), Corey Beaulieu (guitar) and Paolo Gregoletto (bass) of Florida-based metallers TRIVIUM will enter a Chicago, Illinois-area studio soon to record an acoustic version of the band's new song "Built To Fall". Video footage of Heafy performing an acoustic version of "Built To Fall" on a rooftop in Paris, France during a ...

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SAXON Frontman To Guest On WJCU's 'Metal On Metal'

Biff Byford, frontman from legendary NWOBHM band SAXON, will guest on WJCU's "Metal On Metal" radio program tonight (Friday, September 30) at 8:00 p.m. EST. Byford will discuss the band's latest album, "Call To Arms", and it current North American tour. "Metal On Metal" can be heard live at 88.7 FM in the Cleveland, Ohio ...

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KOMMANDANT Signs With AETERNUS TENEBRARUM MUSIC FOUNDATION

Chicago's KOMMANDANT has inked a deal with the Italian record label Aeternus Tenebrarum Music Foundation. The band's new full-length album, "The Draconian Archetype", is being recorded and engineered by Chris Djuricic at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin for an early 2012 release. Commented the band in a statement: "KOMMANDANT has grown tremendously as a ...

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SABATON Frontman Featured In New VAN CANTO Video

"Primo Victoria", the new video from the German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) can be seen below. The song is a cover version of the SABATON classic and features a special guest appearance by SABATON frontman Joakim Brodn. VAN CANTO's ...

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DEF LEPPARD Members To Answer Fan-Submitted Questions

Over the past few months, DEF LEPPARD fans have sent in hundreds of questions for the band through Live Nation, and after selecting more than 20 of them, it is now time to see the guys give their answers. A posting on the official DEF LEPPARD web site states: "Over the entire month of October, ...

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DOWN To Play Two Hometown Shows This Halloween

DOWN, the acclaimed New Orleans band which features in its ranks CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Patrick Bruders (CROWBAR), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PANTERA) will play two shows in its hometown this Halloween weekend at Southport Music Hall on October ...

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