April 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

VIXEN Singer JANET GARDNER Ties The Knot

VIXEN singer Janet Gardner has married Justin James, a musician who most recently played bass for TYKETTO on the Monsters Of Rock cruise. Gardner was previously married to Andy Katz, whom she met during the recording of VIXEN's third album, 1998's "Tangerine", which he co-engineered. Janet and Andy have one son, Ryan, who was born ...

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Video: BATTLE BEAST Performs In Toulouse, France

Fan-filmed video footage of Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST performing on April 6 at Le Bikini in Toulouse, France as the support act for POWERWOLF can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST in February 2015 parted ways with lead guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen due to "insurmountable disagreements" with the other members of the band. A ...

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RAMMSTEIN's RICHARD Z. KRUSPE Featured In HOTEI's 'Move It' Video

Richard Z. Kruspe (RAMMSTEIN, EMIGRATE) has contributed guest vocals to "Move It", the latest single from Tomoyasu Hotei, the Japanese guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer who is best known internationally for his "Kill Bill" theme "Battle Without Honor Or Humanity". Echoing the upbeat industrial vibe of the song and shot in Berlin, the accompanying video is ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Shares Early Record Store Memories (Video)

Video footage of METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich sharing some of his early record store memories can be seen below. METALLICA has been announced as the 2016 ambassadors for Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music retailers and record store culture that is set this year for Saturday, April 16. Ulrich said: "Independent record ...

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SAXON Parts Ways With Longtime Manager

After over 16 years working together, British heavy metal legends SAXON and their manager Thomas Jensen have come to a wholly amicable, mutual agreement to part ways and explore new working avenues. SAXON's venerable frontman Biff Byford said: "We have had a great and successful period with Thomas and will miss him very much. We ...

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