April 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

HATE Bassist Found Dead; Band Cancels Remaining Shows

Polish extreme metallers HATE have released the following statement: "[During the] night [of] April 5-6 near the German town of Munchberg, our friend, best comrade and longtime bass player unexpectedly passed away. After the show in Stuttgart last night, he went to sleep and never woke up. We found him lifeless early in the morning ...

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CONTRITION To Release 'Reflections' In May

Mighty Music will release the debut album from Danish modern metal newcomers CONTRITION, "Reflections", on May 20. The band delivers a collection of superior technical riffs, brilliantly timed break-downs, brutal but emotional growls and atmospheric melodic passages. The five musicians established CONTRITION when they were just 15-17 years old in late 2009. They released the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: What I Would Like To Say To EDDIE VAN HALEN

On March 8, legendary rocker Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, CHICKENFOOT) was interviewed by the "publishing queen of rock and roll" Sally Steele, Vegas Rocks! Magazine's founder/CEO, at the Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp Studio inside the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can watch the chat below. Asked what he would ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Rock This Year's Sturgis Buffalo Chip

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will perform at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Wednesday, August 7. They will take the Buffalo Chip's stage following MASTODON during the 2013 Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota. Visit BuffaloChip.com for summer music festival information and campground admission passes. "MACHINE HEAD is nothing short of exhilarating," said ...

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DREAM THEATER Guitarist's Studio Rig Tour (Video)

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER are in the studio recording the follow-up to their Grammy-nominated album "A Dramatic Turn Of Events". The band's guitarist, John Petrucci, sent Mesa a rig video tour of the amps he's using in the studio for the new CD. A wide assortment of vintage Boogie Mark III, Mark IV and ...

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Video: HALESTORM Singer Joins ADRENALINE MOB On Stage In Nashville

HALESTORM singer Lzzy Hale joined ADRENALINE MOB on stage last night (Friday, April 5) at Exit/Inn in Nashville, Tennessee to perform cover versions of "Come Undone" (DURAN DURAN) and "Barracuda" (HEART). Fan-filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. Hale recorded "Come Undone" with ADRENALINE MOB for the band's 2012 debut album, "Omertá". ...

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GEORGE LYNCH To Perform With QUEENSRŸCHE Tribute Band

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (T&N, LYNCH MOB, DOKKEN) will make a special appearance at 93.3 KDKB's Headbanger's two-year anniversary hosted by Mike Gaube. He will be sitting in with THE RYCHE, Arizona's tribute to Queensrÿche, as well as DC4, featuring Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT) and Rowan Robertson (DIO). According to a press release, "THE RYCHE ...

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