October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

GENE SIMMONS To Speak At Saskatoon Business Luncheon

According to LeaderPost.com, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons will serve as a luncheon speaker for Saskatchewan Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (SYPE) the day after his band's concert in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada "We're pretty pumped about it," SYPE's Saskatoon president Janea Bellay said Tuesday. "He knows business. He knows marketing. He's an entrepreneurial icon of ...

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Drummer BOBBY JARZOMBEK Teams Up With PLATINUM SAMPLES

Platinum Samples has posted a promotional video (see below) of drummer Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD, RIOT, FATES WARNING, SEBASTIAN BACH) playing "Platinum Samples Joe Barresi Evil Drums for BFD" on a Yamaha DTXtreme III Special electronic drumkit. "Bobby Jarzombek Metal Grooves MIDI Pack", co-produced with Rail Jon Rogut at Sound City Studios in Los Angeles, California, ...

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CATHEDRAL: New Album Title Announced

Veteran British doom/stoner band CATHEDRAL will enter Chapel studios (THE DARKNESS, NAPALM DEATH, URIAH HEEP, WET WET WET, SIMPLE MINDS) in Lincolnshire, U.K. in November to record its ninth full-length album and second for the Nuclear Blast label. Entitled "The Guessing Game", the new CD will once again be produced by Warren Riker (DOWN, CROWBAR) ...

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KITTIE: Video Blog From The Road Posted Online

A four-minute video blog from KITTIE's current North American tour can be viewed below. KITTIE's new album, "In The Black", sold around 3,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 132 on The Billboard 200 chart. KITTIE's previous CD, "Funeral for Yesterday", opened with 9,000 units ...

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THE RED CHORD To Film 'Demoralizer' Video On Halloween

Boston, Massachusetts metallers THE RED CHORD will shoot a video for the song "Demoralizer" on October 31 with director David Brodsky, who previously helmed the band's "Dread Prevailed" clip. The song comes off THE RED CHORD's fourth full-length album, "Fed Through the Teeth Machine", which was released on October 27 in the U.S. via Metal ...

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OVERKILL, MATT SORUM Interviewed On 'That Metal Show'; Video Available

Thrash metal veterans OVERKILL and VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum were interviewed for last weekend's edition of the VH1 Classic television program "That Metal Show". Watch clips from the program below. (Note: The video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) VH1 Classic set trends and broke molds two seasons ago ...

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MACHINAE SUPREMACY Announces New Drummer

Swedish metallers MACHINAE SUPREMACY have announced the addition of drummer Niklas Karvonen (DOMINI MAGICA) to the group's ranks. He joins the band as the replacement for Tomas Nilsén who left MACHINAE SUPREMACY in August due to "personal reasons." MACHINAE SUPREMACY's video for the song "Edge and Pearl" can be viewed below. The track comes off ...

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RAMMSTEIN Cracks U.S. Top 15 With 'Liebe Ist Für Alle Da'

"Liebe Ist Für Alle Da", the new album from the German rock band RAMMSTEIN, sold 22,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 13 on The Billboard 200 chart. Previously, the group's best rank came with its 1998 chart debut, "Sehnsucht", which peaked at No. 45 ...

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GAMA BOMB: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Irish thrashers GAMA BOMB have been holed up in Grindstone Studios in Suffolk, U.K. with producer Scott Atkins recording their brand new album, "Tales From The Grave In Space". Always one to do things differently, the band will release "Tales From The Grave In Space" in its entirety for free, with the full backing and ...

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