October 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

ACE FREHLEY Pays Tribute To PAUL STANLEY's Mother

Paul Stanley's mother, Eva Eisen, died on Saturday (September 29) of undisclosed causes at age 88. Eisen was born in Berlin, Germany and was instrumental in Stanley's development as a musician. Stanley, who recently wrapped up his tour dates with KISS and MÖTLEY CRÜE, co-produced KISS' new album "Monster", which will be released on October ...

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Is 'Broken Bones' DOKKEN's Final Studio Album?

During an interview with Eddie Trunk on yesterday's (Monday, October 1) edition of the "Eddie Trunk Live" show on SiriusXM satellite radio, DOKKEN mainman Don Dokken revealed that the band's latest album, "Broken Bones", will be its last. According to EddieTrunk.com, Don explained that he wants to move on, spread his musical wings ...

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BLUE ÖYSTER CULT's 'The Columbia Albums Collection': Complete Track Listing Revealed

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Blue Öyster Cult" — unleashed in 1972, the eponymous debut album from America's heaviest psychedelic metal band presaged punk, thrash and hardcore — with the release of "Blue Öyster Cult - The Columbia Albums Collection", a monumental career-spanning BLUE ÖYSTER ...

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MORBID ANGEL: New Video Interview With TIM YEUNG

On September 26, Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with drummer Tim Yeung of Florida death metallers MORBID ANGEL at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, MORBID ANGEL was denied entry to Canada over the weekend and was ...

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AS I LAY DYING: New Video Interview With JORDAN MANCINO

On September 25, Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with drummer Jordan Mancino of San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING at Santos Party House in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. AS I LAY DYING's sixth album, "Awakened", was released on September 25 via Metal Blade Records. ...

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PESTILENCE To Begin Recording New Album In February

Guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli of the resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has issued the following update: "We are working our asses of to finish composing the last two songs for [the next PESTILENCE album] 'Obsideo'. Dave [Haley, drums; also of Australia's PSYCROPTIC] is making vids for the songs and we are looking at ...

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MEGADETH: The Making Of The New 'Vic Rattlehead' Mask (Video)

MEGADETH and the band's official mascot, Vic Rattlehead, were featured on the hourlong premiere of Travel Channel's "Making Monsters" this past Sunday, September 30. The Distortions team took a stab at recreating the Vic Rattlehead mask for MEGADETH's recent tour. You can now watch the segment below. "Making Monsters" follows Distortions Unlimited, at its very ...

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