January 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

ORIGIN Preparing To Enter Studio

Technical death metallers ORIGIN will enter the studio later this month to begin recording their sixth album, "Omnipresent", for a summer release via Nuclear Blast Records. Comments ORIGIN drummer John Longstreth: "We figured it would only make sense to return to Chapman Recording in Lenexa, Kansas and torture poor Robert Rebeck with our decompositions until ...

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U.S. '70s Proto-Metal Power Trio BANG Returns

Often called America's answer to BLACK SABBATH, one of the most unsung bands in the history of U.S. hard rock music, BANG, is back! With the heaviness of BLACK SABBATH and LED ZEPPELIN, coupled with the groove of GRAND FUNK RAILROAD, BANG released three critically acclaimed albums on Capitol Records in the early 1970s before ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT Pays Tribute To PHIL EVERLY

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott has paid tribute to EVERLY BROTHERS' Phil Everly, who died on January 3 due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Said Joe in a statement posted on DEF LEPPARD's web site: "About 7, maybe 8 years ago, Phil Everly came to see us and was a very gracious guest. ...

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TOM MORELLO Found BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Shows Exhausting

According to The Pulse Of Radio, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello will again join Bruce Springsteen & THE E STREET BAND for their upcoming South American and Down Under dates. Morello, who is prominently featured on Springsteen's new album, "High Hopes", due out on January 14, stood in for Steve Van Zandt last ...

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