January 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

JOHN 5 Says 'Season Of The Witch' Is 'By Far' His Favorite Solo Record

Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 will release his eighth full-length solo album, "Season Of The Witch", on March 3. The fully instrumental disc, which features his band THE CREATURES (bassist Ian Ross and drummer Rodger Carter), contains experimentation with various genres — including western swing, Spanish flamenco, heavy metal and ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Discusses Making Of New Album In Part One Of 360-Degree-Styled Interview Mini-Series

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE recently sat down for a very introspective, 360-degree-styled format interview mini-series detailing the experience of putting together their new, self-titled album. Part one is available below, and stay tuned, as the remaining episodes will be released over the weeks leading up to the disc's February 24 arrival. "Suicide Silence" was ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Featured In Latest Episode Of ERNIE BALL's 'String Theory'

Ernie Ball's latest "String Theory" episode features former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. In the seven-minute clip below, Broderick talks about how he discovered the guys who influenced his style of play ("I got into the shredders — Yngwie [Malmsteen], [Paul] Gilbert and Jason Becker, and they've been torturing these fingers ...

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DEFTONES Drummer Has Found His Sticks

Vater has introduced DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham's Cool Breeze drumstick model. Cunningham's new drumstick design is a perfect stick choice for when a 5B is too light and a 2B/Rock model is too heavy. The slightly enlarged diameter, heavier taper and little extra length make Abe's model great for harder-hitting drummers but is also very ...

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OTHERWISE Taps Producer BOB MARLETTE For Fourth Album

Las Vegas rockers OTHERWISE have entered a Los Angeles studio to begin recording their new album with producer Bob Marlette (SHINEDOWN, SEETHER). The band's fourth full-length effort will arrive later in the year via longtime label Century Media. Commented OTHERWISE's Adrian and Ryan Patrick in a joint statement: "It feels good to finally be surrounded ...

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