November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

QUEENSRŸCHE Guitar Techs Talk Shop; Video Available

Peterson Tuners headed backstage at the House of Blues in Chicago earlier in the year to talk with Geno Bishop and Lee Hollister, guitar techs for QUEENSRŸCHE. Watch the nine-minute clip below. QUEENSRŸCHE is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on its twelfth studio album, "American Soldier". The concept effort, due this spring ...

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RUSH Honored By Salem Artist

According to SalemNews.com, John Kane, a Salem, Massachusetts-based multimedia artist who said Canadian rock trio RUSH influences his artwork, has made the band the subject of his latest show — "Workin' Them Angels: Rush through the Camera Eye". The show will consist of photographs from the three Greater Boston area shows on the ...

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GOJIRA: Video Interview Available

A six-minute interview with the French progressive metal band GOJIRA can be viewed on NRV-TV (interview conducted in French, with English subtitles). GOJIRA sold around 4,200 copies of the band's new album, "The Way of All Flesh", in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 138 ...

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MELECHESH Mainman Focus Of New Documentary

Ashmedi, the founder of the pioneering Mesopotamian black/thrash metal band MELECHESH, will be the focus of a new documentary from Tools of the Trade Productions. According to a press release, "this documentary will try to capture Ashmedi in his personal surroundings as well as his music life in the Netherlands. The camera will travel with ...

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TESTAMENT: Pro-Shot Footage From Japan Available

Professionally filmed video footage of TESTAMENT's September 21, 2008 performance at Club Citta in Kawasaki, Japan can be viewed below. The band was in Japan taking part in the two-night Thrash Domination 2008 event alongside FORBIDDEN and VOIVOD. TESTAMENT recruited guitarist Glen Drover (ex-MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND) to fill in for Alex Skolnick on the band's ...

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DEICIDE, VITAL REMAINS To Team Up For U.S. Tour

DEICIDE and VITAL REMAINS will team up for THE extreme metal package tour of 2009. The two bands will bring their infamous live performances to major markets across the United States in February. Support on all dates will come from ORDER OF ENNEAD — the Florida extreme metal band featuring Steve Asheim (drums; DEICIDE), Scott ...

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