May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

'Punk Goes Classic Rock' Lands In U.S. Top 25

"Punk Goes Classic Rock" — a selection of the best up-and-coming alternative rock bands, including MAYDAY PARADE, THE ALMOST, FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS and NEVER SHOUT NEVER, doing their own cover versions of classic tracks by such bands as JOURNEY, QUEEN, KISS and DEF LEPPARD —sold 15,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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BEATALLICA Interviewed On 'Talking Metal'

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview Mark Strigl conducted with Jaymz Lennfield (vocals, guitar) and Ringo Larz (drums) of the Milwaukee-based band BEATALLICA — a satirical mashup act whose hilarious schtick marries the songwriting prowess of THE BEATLES to the deep-throated rock growl of METALLICA. The podcast can be downloaded at

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'Intimate' U.K. Dates Announced

OZZY OSBOURNE has announced two extremely intimate shows in the U.K.: June 29 - Folkestone, UK @ - Leas Cliff Hall July 01 - Oxford, UK - O2 Academy Tickets go on general sale this Friday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m. OZZY OSBOURNE will release "Scream" — his first album in almost three years and ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Recruits New Drummer, Stand-In Guitarist

Guitarist Daniel "Død" Olaisen of Norwegian death metal tyrants BLOOD RED THRONE has issued the following update: "Some of you have noticed that Tchort has been away for a while and still are due to work and family commitments. Meanwhile, we've recruited Ivan Gujic from NEONGOD as his replacement for our upcoming live shows this ...

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HALFORD: 'Live In Anaheim' DVD Preview Clip Available

Metal God Records and Rob Halford recently announced plans to release "Halford - Live In Anaheim Original 2CD Soundtrack" (June 21), "Halford Crucible - Remixed & Remastered" (July 12) and "Halford - Live In Anaheim" DVD (August 3) a 5.1, 23-song, two-plus-hour film documenting Rob Halford's 2002-2003 solo release ("Crucible") and tour. Armed with metal's ...

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