May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

PRETTY MAIDS Recruits Former KING DIAMOND Bassist

Long-running Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS have announced the addition of former KING DIAMOND bassist Hal Patino to the group's ranks. Commented the band: "Hal Patino has been a friend of the band since the Eighties, and is familiar with the sound, style and history of the band, and was therefore a natural choice to ...

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1349 Schedules Hollywood In-Store Appearance

Norwegian black metal band 1349 will take part in a meet-and-greet at Vacation Vinyl in Hollywood, California on Friday, May 7 between 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. 1349 CDs, limited-edition 12" picture discs and other merch will be available that night. To GUARANTEE an opportunity to meet the band, purchasing something that night is suggested. ...

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NARNIA Guitarist Collaborates With MASTERPLAN

C.J. Grimmark (guitar, keyboards) of Swedish epic/melodic metallers NARNIA has collaborated with the German/Norwegian metal act MASTERPLAN on a song called "Fiddle Of Time", to be included on the forthcoming MASTERPLAN album, "Time To Be King". Commented Grimmark: "I'm proud to say that I've had the opportunity to to collaborate with one of my favorite ...

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SHADOWS FALL Announces Mexican, South American Dates

Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL will embark on a tour of Mexico and South America in late June/early July. So far the following dates have been announced: Jun. 26 - Mexico City, Mexico - Crico Volador Jul. 29 - Santiago, Chile - Teatro Novedades Jul. 30 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Super Rock Jul. 01 - ...

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BRET MICHAELS Will 'Make A 100 Percent Recovery'

USAToday.com reports: Bret Michaels is "walking. He's not walking very well. He's talking very well, and he's very mentally aware," his doctor, Joseph M. Zabramski said in a press conference this afternoon, adding, "He'll fortunately make a 100 percent recovery." He "remains in critical condition," said Zabramski, but has been discharged from Barrow ...

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NEGATIVE: 'End Of The Line' Video Released

"End Of The Line", the new video from the Finnish rock band NEGATIVE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's fifth album, "Neon", which is scheduled for release on June 2. The CD was recorded at the Broken Wave studios in Los Angeles with Warren Riker as the engineer/assistant producer and Jimmy ...

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JOE SATRIANI To Record New Solo Project Next Month

Legendary guitarist Joe Satriani has issued the following update: "I'm heading to the studio in one month to start recording a new solo project with Jeff Campitelli (drums), Allen Whitman (bass) and Mike Keneally (keyboards). The new material is dying to be recorded, and I can't wait to get started. I don't have a title ...

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Doctor: BRET MICHAELS Has Been Discharged From Hospital

Dr. Joseph Zabramski, the head of the medical team treating POISON frontman Bret Michaels at one of the most prestigious neurological centers in the world — the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona — is currently holding a news conference where he is offering more information about Michaels' illness and recovery. ...

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HASTE THE DAY: New Album Details Revealed

Indiana-based Christian metalcore band HASTE THE DAY will release its new album, "Attack Of The Wolf King", on June 29 via Solid State Records. "Travesty", one of several stand-out tracks from the CD, is available to purchase today on iTunes, and can also be streamed via the band's MySpace page. According to a ...

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