May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

JACKYL: New Video Interview With JESSE JAMES DUPREE Available

Georgia-based rockers JACKYL — featuring frontman Jesse James Dupree, guitarist Jeff Worley, bassist Roman Glick and drummer Chris Worley — have just released their new studio album, "When Moonshine and Dynamite Collide", via Mighty Loud. The CD's lead single, "She's Not A Drug", entered the Active Rock charts at #57 and continues to receive generous ...

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TURISAS Confirmed For PROGPOWER USA XI Festival

Finnish battle metallers TURISAS have been confirmed for this year's ProgPower USA XI festival, set to take place September 8-11, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival billing is now as follows: Mid-Week Mayhem Party Wednesday, Sept. 8: ROSS THE BOSS (with special guest Scott Columbus): "A Night of Manowar Classics" VANGOUGH (US) SEVEN KINGDOMS (US) ...

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AMARANTHE: Performance Footage From Tampere Available

Video footage of AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE) — the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION) and Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) — performing the song "Automatic" live in front of a sold-out crowd at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland ...

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Vocalist KYLE MICHAELS Auditions For DRAGONFORCE

Kyle Michaels, who is best known as the former lead vocalist of RAVAGE, THE GEEZER BUTLER BAND and MASI, has auditioned for British extreme epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE. His audition video, which was put together in one take with the help of manager Lloyd Freeze of SGL Entertainment and video producer Dan Manzella of Dig-It-Al ...

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ZOROASTER Completes Work On 'Matador'

Atlanta, Georgia's "psych metal" band ZOROASTER has completed work on its sophomore album, "Matador", for a July 13 North American release via E1 Music. Produced and engineered by Sanford Parker at Glow in the Dark Studios and The Living Room Recording in Atlanta, and mastered by Collin Jordan at The Boiler Room in Chicago, Illinois, ...

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HEAVEN & HELL: All Summer Shows Cancelled

HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — has announced the cancellation of all planned appearances this summer in Europe, including its headline set at Bloodstock's (U.K.) 10th anniversary festival as well as performances at Sonisphere in Switzerland, ...

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CLUTCH: 'Live At The 9:30' DVD Trailer Available

2010 will prove to be the busiest calender year in the career of veteran rock band CLUTCH. Building on the Top 30 Billboard chart success of 2009's "Strange Cousins From the West" (Weathermaker Music), the Maryland-based quartet will internationally issue a brand new epic DVD set called "Live at the 9:30" in mid-May. This 200-minute ...

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CARNIFEX Interviewed In Montreal

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with the California-based deathcore band CARNIFEX when the group played Montreal, Quebec, Canada on April 1, 2010. Watch the chat below. CARNIFEX's new album, "Hell Chose Me", sold around 3,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at No. 4 on the ...

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