December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

CHRIS CORNELL To Guest On 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

SOUNDGARDEN/ex-AUDIOSLAVE singer Chris Cornell will guest on the Friday, December 16 edition of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on NBC-TV. "The Tonight Show" airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. EST. Check local listings for details. Although Cornell has been recording a new album with SOUNDGARDEN for the first time in 15 years, he continues to ...

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RAM: 'Flame Of The Tyrants' Video Released

"Flame Of The Tyrants", the new video from Swedish metallers RAM, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third album, "Death", which will be released on January 30, 2012 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded at Welfare Sounds Studios in the group's hometown and was mastered by Dragan Tanaskovic at ...

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THE DARKNESS: North American Tour Dates Announced

Continuing their worldwide whirlwind of a tour which started in the U.K. with a critically acclaimed reunion show at the Download festival in June and has made stops in Sweden, Spain, Japan and Italy culminating this week with 14 sold-out U.K. shows reunited British rockers THE DARKNESS are taking their electrifying and outrageous rock 'n' ...

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RAMMSTEIN Honored With 'Mausoleum' In Berlin

To promote their new album, "Made In Germany 1995 - 2011", German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN opened a mausoleum in front of O2 World, Berlin, Germany's biggest indoor arena, where they performed on November 25 and November 26. Fans congregated for a procession, including a horse-drawn hearse, which delivered the original death masks of the six ...

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SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR Frontman Talks About His Film Company

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor always seems to have several projects going at once, and he recently told The Pulse Of Radio about one new endeavor that he is starting up with fellow SLIPKNOT member Shawn "Clown" Crahan. "Me and Clown are actually starting a film production company and we're gonna start getting ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'Bad Guys Wear Black' Video Released

"Bad Guys Wear Black", the new video from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, can be seen below. The clip was shot at an "amazing" location in Nrnberg, Germany. "Bad Guys Wear Black" comes off PRIMAL FEAR's new album, "Unbreakable", which will be released on January 24, 2012 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records. The CD ...

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STRYPER: Audio Samples Of Two New Songs Available

Christian hard rockers STRYPER have released short audio clips of "Bleeding From Inside Out" and "Blackened", the two new tracks which will be included on a collection of re-recorded versions of the band's classic songs, to be released in the summer of 2012. The CD will contain a total of 16 cuts two from "The ...

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PUMPJACK Bassist Dead At 42

Kenneth Lance Patterson (a.k.a. "Willie Hicks"), bassist for the West Texas "southern oilfield trucker stoner" band PUMPJACK, passed away suddenly on November 9, 2011. He was 42 years old. A longtime friend of the late "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) and Dimebag's brother Vinnie Paul, Patterson was a member of the group GASOLINE, which Dimebag ...

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