April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

MEGADETH Bassist To Guest On Today's 'Turn It Up' Radio Show

"Turn It Up" radio show host Jim Alvino recently interviewed MEGADETH bassist James Lomenzo. James discussed MEGADETH's upcoming schedule, his previous bands and tours, and the possibility of a WHITE LION reunion. The interview will air today on WSCA 106.1 FM in Portsmouth, NH at 1:00 p.m. EST or via the Internet at

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PLACE VENDOME Begins Work On Sophomore Album

PLACE VENDOME, the project featuring former HELLOWEEN singer Michael Kiske alongside PINK CREAM 69's Dennis Ward, has commenced work on its second album at Ward's studio in Karlsdorf, Germany. Ward's PINK CREAM 69 bandmate Kosta Zafiriou and Gunther Werno of VANDEN PLAS will also appear on drums and keyboards respectively. This time some of the ...

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NIDRIKE: Debut Album Delayed

NIDRIKE, the Swedish black metal project featuring VANMAKT mainman Gorgoth and Gjallar from SKALD as the main lyric writer, has issued the following update: "During the summer we will write six songs that will be released on a MCD hopefully in the end of this year. At the moment we're discussing the release with three ...

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TURISAS To Tour UK, Ireland With DRAGONFORCE

With a phenomenal start to 2008 after the second headlining UK tour as well as their first European headlining run with Century Media labelmates NORTHER, TURISAS have confirmed that they will once again be gracing UK shores after having been confirmed as main support on the fall tour with DRAGONFORCE. Warlord Nygard had the following ...

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FEAR FACTORY's CHRISTIAN OLDE WOLBERS To Produce Vocals For ASYLUM

FEAR FACTORY's Christian Olde Wolbers will produce the vocals, alongside Markus Johansson, on the debut album from ASYLUM, the Illinois-based project featuring Markus Johansson (lead vocals, lead guitar) and Johnny Rox (bass guitar). In addition, ZIMMERS HOLE vocalist "The Heathen" will record guest vocals on the bonus track, a cover of VAN HALEN's "Get Up". ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Explain "Head Off' Album Concept

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS the band fronted by former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (on guitar/vocals) has issued the following statement: "If you haven't noticed yet, our new album, 'Head Off', is comprised of songs we didn't write ourselves. But before you scream, 'Oh no, a cover album!,' let's just clear a few things up. "The idea ...

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GILBY CLARKE To Jams With THE STARF**KERS In Orlando

Former GUNS N' ROSES/ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA guitarist Gilby Clarke will perform with THE STARFUCKERS on May 10 at Voyage Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Gilby has been busy in the studio over the last few months, having produced the new CRASH KELLY and SILENT RAGE CDs. Both are scheduled to be released in June. Gilby is ...

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