March 2019 - Blabbermouth Archive

MICHAEL WILTON On QUEENSRŸCHE's 1999 'Q2K' Album: 'We Were Just Fragmented And Trying To Experiment'

Rustyn Rose of Metalholic recently conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Wilton of progressive metal veterans QUEENSRŸCHE about the band's new studio album, "The Verdict". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On QUEENSRŸCHE still writing and recording new material well into their third decade as a ...

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ENSIFERUM Bassist SAMI HINKKA: 'Folk Metal Brought Fun Back To Metal'

Australia's Double Kick recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Sami Hinkka of Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the "energetic" nature of folk metal shows: Sami: "Somebody said it very well — I think it was several years ago I was ...

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Former GORGOROTH Frontman GAAHL Says Black Metal Scene 'Used To Be Very Free And Highly Individualistic'

Metal Wani's Anne Catherine Swallow conducted an interview with former GORGOROTH frontman Gaahl (real name: Kristian Eivind Espedal) prior to his new band GAAHLS WYRD's show at Café Central in Weinheim, Germany as the support act for TRIBULATION. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether ...

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SLIPKNOT's Original Singer Has No Interest In Rejoining Band

SLIPKNOT's original singer says that he has no interest in rejoining the band. The prospect of Anders Colsefni returning to SLIPKNOT was broached earlier in the month by current frontman Corey Taylor after a fan suggested on Twitter that SLIPKNOT bring back Anders as the replacement for recently departed percussionist Chris Fehn. Corey replied: "Fuck ...

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MACHINE HEAD Is Holding Auditions For New Guitarist And Drummer

MACHINE HEAD has begun holding auditions to find replacements for drummer Dave McClain and guitarist Phil Demmel, who left the band last fall. During an Instagram live stream, frontman Robb Flynn revealed that the sessions are taking place at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California with engineer Zack Ohren, who worked on the group's latest album, ...

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Watch KISS Perform In Uniondale, New York

Fan-filmed video footage of KISS's March 22 concert at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York can be seen below. In a recent interview with StarTribune, KISS frontman Paul Stanley was asked how he is taking care of his voice on the "End Of The Road" trek, in light of the ...

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