May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former THE HELLACOPTERS Frontman Returns With New Project

THE HELLACOPTERS architect and former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson is back with a new band. IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC "delivers powerpop, with emphasis on power, rock AND roll," according to a press release. The group "could be the missing link between THE BEATLES and ALICE COOPER, or the bridge connecting THE BYRDS with SEX PISTOLS, if ...

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METALFORCE Parts Ways With Rhythm Guitarist

METALFORCE — the German metal band led by former MAJESTY singer vocalist Tarek "MS" Maghary — has issued the following update: "Due to personal health issues, Josef Echter [rhythm guitar] will not be able to continue to play in METALFORCE. This has been a very hard decision for him but the band supports his decision. ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: Tempe Meet-And-Greet Announced

George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB, SOULS OF WE) will take part in a meet-and-greet at the grand opening of the Naked Dave's Music store in Tempe, Arizona on Friday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. Hang out, jam, and enjoy an all-star jam of "Mr Scary" with George, Ken Mary, and members of the HOLLYWOOD SAINTS. ...

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WARBRINGER: New Video Interview Available

Russell "Evil G." Johnson of BareBonesMusic.com recently conducted an interview with lead singer John Kevill of Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER. The nine-minute clip, which includes performance footage, can be viewed below. WARBRINGER last year parted ways with bassist Ben Bennett and was rejoined by Andy Laux. Andy played on the group's debut, "War ...

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1349 Bassist Interviewed In Denver

Groovey of the Colorado Music Buzz & Entertainment conducted an interview with bassist Seidemann of Norwegian black metallers 1349 when the band played in Denver on May 2, 2010. Watch the chat below. 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 ...

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SISTER SIN To Film Two New Videos

Swedish female-fronted heavy rock band SISTER SIN will film two new videos this month. The group states, "One [of the clips will be] for a track called 'Sound Of The Underground' [which we will shoot] with the wonderful Hammerstream team who did our video 'One Out Of Ten' [see below]. For the second [clip] called ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: 'What Lies Beneath' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "What Lies Beneath", the forthcoming solo album from former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen, can be viewed below. The session took place in Finland in February. Jens Boldt took the photos and Dirk Rudolph created the actual artwork. With production handled by Tarja herself and selected tracks currently being mixed by U.K. ...

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