January 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: How I Discovered KISS

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian recently spoke to Ultimate Classic Rock about how he first discovered KISS. Ian said (see video below): "I was at the epicenter. I bought… Well… Let me backtrack… Before I even bought KISS 'Alive!'… I heard 'Rock And Roll All Nite' on the radio in my parents' station wagon as a ...

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ANGUS YOUNG Explains AC/DC Sound

Spain's Rock FM recently conducted an interview with AC/DC guitarist Angus Young and singer Brian Johnson. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the AC/DC sound, Young said: "We never try to make the… We always try to get new songs. That's what AC/DC has always been about. You can listen to what ...

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ROB ZOMBIE To Release 'Spookshow International Live' Album

ROB ZOMBIE will release a new live album, "Spookshow International Live", later this year via T-Boy Records, veteran rock manager Andy Gould's partnership with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). The CD will feature 19 tracks, including fan favorites "Dragula" and "Living Dead Girl", as well as live renditions of tracks from Zombie's latest studio effort, "Venomous ...

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IN FLAMES Singer ANDERS FRIDÉN: I Don't Think JESPER STRÖMBLAD Wanted To Be In The Band Anymore

Rock Total TV recently conducted an interview vocalist Anders Fridén and drummer Daniel Svensson of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the difference in the IN FLAMES songwriting process since the departure of guitarist Jesper Strömblad: Anders: "The difference since Jesper ...

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SAXON Recruits UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER's Son For UK Tour

British heavy metal legends SAXON have recruited Sven Dirkschneider (pictured), the son of legendary ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, to sit behind the kit for their upcoming UK tour, which is scheduled to kick off in early February. SAXON drummer Nigel Glockler was rushed to hospital last month after suffering a brain aneurysm (a bulging, weak ...

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THE WINERY DOGS To Begin Work On Sophomore Album This Month

THE WINERY DOGS, the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), will reconvene this month to begin work on its sophomore album, to be made available later in the year. A world tour ...

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