April 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

OZZY OSBOURNE Wants His Funeral To Be A 'Celebration'

Legendary heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne — who has often said in interviews that he is "lucky to be alive" after decades of substance abuse, casual sex and drinking — wants his funeral to be "a celebration, not a mope-fest." In his health column for the Sunday Times magazine, the 62-year-old Osbourne writes, "I don't ...

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FRANTIC AMBER: Pro-Shot Footage From Russia's 'Zheleznye Devy' Festival Posted Online

Professionally filmed video footage of the Stockholm, Sweden-based all-female metal band FRANTIC AMBER performing the song "Bloodlust" at the Zheleznye Devy festival in Russia on March 7, 2011 an be viewed below. Featuring members from four different countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Japan), FRANTIC AMBER delivers straightforward melo-death growl spiced up with clean vocals. The ...

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THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Oulu Drum-Cam Footage Posted Online

Drum-cam footage of Ryan Van Poederooyen (TERROR SYNDROME, THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT) performing the song "By Your Command" with THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT on March 31, 2011 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland can be viewed below. The clip was recorded using a Zoom Q3HD which was plugged into the soundboard. Ryan Van Poederooyen was ...

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BIOMECHANICAL/PARADOX Guitarist Launches SUNBURST

23-year-old Greek guitarist Gus Drax (BIOMECHANICAL, PARADOX) has joined forces with bassist Vasilis Liakos, drummer Kostas Milonas and vocalist Bill Georgiou (INNOSENSE) in a brand new band called SUNBURST. The group is currently working on material for its debut album, tentatively due later in the year. A three-song demo will be released during the coming ...

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SISTER: 'Hated' Teaser Clip Available

Swedish sleaze- and punk-influenced metal band SISTER has just released a teaser video for its upcoming debut album, "Hated", due on June 7 via Metal Blade Records. The clip offers a sneak preview of the CD's first single and title track. SISTER, which hails from the Stockholm/Jönkoping area of Sweden, formed in early 2006, working ...

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