May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

ACCEPT: 'Teutonic Terror' Video Premiere Postponed

The official online premiere of "Teutonic Terror", the new video from reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT, has been postponed to Monday, May 10 (via MySpace). The clip was shot in March with director Dave Blass of Grid41.com and it promises to be the "most metal" ACCEPT video ever. Asked about the "story or theme" behind ...

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SCAR SYMMETRY: 'The Iconoclast' Video Released

"The Iconoclast", the new video from Swedish progressive melodic death metallers SCAR SYMMETRY, can be viewed below. The clip, which features cameo appearances by Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) and Martin Stahl (SILENT LANE), was directed by Denis Goria, a popular French photographer who previously worked on HYPOCRISY's "Weed Out The Weak" and PAIN's "Monkey Business" ...

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DROWNING POOL: New Album First-Week Sales Revealed

DROWNING POOL's new self-titled album sold 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. DROWNING POOL's last album, "Full Circle", opened with 10,000 units in the U.S. back in August 2007 to land at No. 64. DROWNING POOL's new self-titled ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's 'Fever' Cracks U.S. Top 3

"Fever", the third album from Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, sold 71,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 3 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Fever" has also gone top five in Australia, the U.K., Japan, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In the U.K. it reached ...

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D.J. ASHBA: I Am Not Just 'Filling In' With GUNS N' ROSES

D.J. Ashba (GUNS N' ROSES, SIXX: A.M.) has shot down reports that he is just "filling in" on guitar with GUNS N' ROSES while he is preparing to release the sophomore album from SIXX: A.M. In an April 2010 interview with Meltdown of Detroit, Michigan's WRIF 101.1 FM radio station, Ashba's SIXX: A.M. bandmate, MÖTLEY ...

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RIKETS: 'Program The Dead' Video Released

On March 27, Oklahoma industrial/metal outfit RIKETS filmed a video for the song "Program The Dead" with director David Brodsky (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, HATEBREED, FEAR FACTORY) in Oklahoma City. The clip, which can be viewed below, features leading lady Staci Flood, who has worked with Busta Rhymes and Will Smith in addition to co-founding ...

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BRET MICHAELS: 'I'm Lucky To Be Alive'

Less than two weeks after POISON frontman Bret Michaels was hospitalized for a massive subarachnoid brain hemorrhage, he was discharged from Barrow Neurological Institute in Arizona to receive physical therapy at an undisclosed location. "I opened my eyes, and was like, 'I am so thankful. I'm lucky to be alive," Bret told People magazine in ...

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