November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

TONY IOMMI To Join The Birmingham 'Walk Of Stars'

HEAVEN AND HELL guitarist, founding member of BLACK SABBATH, Grammy Award winner and king of heavy metal Tony Iommi will be honored on Birmingham, England's Broad Street Walk of Stars on Sunday, November 23. Following an afternoon of live music from local bands on the stage in Centenary Square, Kerrang! Radio presenter Johnny Doom will ...

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ANTHRAX Begins Recording New Album; Studio Footage Available

ANTHRAX has entered a Chicago studio to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Worship Music", for a May 2009 release via Nuclear Blast Records (in Europe). The band will record 13 new original songs and at least four covers, including "Brain Of J" (PEARL JAM), "Big Eyes" (CHEAP TRICK), "New Noise" (THE REFUSED), and ...

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CODE: New Album Title Announced

CODE, the British/Norwegian black metal project featuring bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH) and vocalist Kvohst (DØDHEIMSGARD), has set "Resplendent Grotesque" as the title of its second album, due in early 2009 through Tabu Recordings. Commented the band: "Our labour of broken-hearted skeletal ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: New Audio Interview With LEMMY Posted Online

A new seven-minute interview with MOTÖRHEAD bassist/vocalist Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister conducted by the "Maximum Threshold" radio show is available for streaming below. MOTÖRHEAD's UK tour with SAXON and DANKO JONES kicked off Monday night (November 3) at the Civic Hall in Wolverhampton, England. Check out a review by Ian Harvey and photos from

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OZZY's Afternoon Tea With SLASH; Video Available

Ozzy Osbourne was crowned Living Legend at the Marshall Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards in London Monday night (November 3) and to celebrate the occasion he posed for photographers alongside Slash, the former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist, at the Dorchester Hotel. Watch video footage below. Slash presented the Living Legend award to Ozzy. He ...

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KAMPFAR, MENCEA Confirmed For Norway's INFERNO Festival

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR and Greece's MENCEA have been confirmed for next year's Inferno festival, set to take place April 8-11, 2009 in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CARPATHIAN FOREST CODE EARTH KAMPFAR KEEP OF KALESSIN MENCEA TROLL UNEARTHLY TRANCE Tickets for next year's Inferno festival are available ...

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