May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

Wanna 'Open' For AEROSMITH?

AEROSMITH's official fan club, AeroForceOne, has issued the following update: "Rock icons AEROSMITH with special guest ZZ TOP are gonna wreak rock 'n' roll havoc this summer on a massive U.S. tour! And you could be the opening act. Time to put your Guitar Hero skill to the ultimate test. This isn't your living room ...

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BURN HALO To Perform On 'Rockline'

BURN HALO, the new band featuring ex-EIGHTEEN VISIONS singer James Hart, will perform live and take part in an interview on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, May 18 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with GREAT WHITE by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). ...

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THE ORDER OF APOLLYON Joined By AKERCOCKE Bassist

THE ORDER OF APOLLYON, the new black/death metal project featuring ABORTED guitarist BST (a.k.a. S├ębastien Tuvi) and drummer Daniel Wilding, has announced the addition of bassist Peter Benjamin from AKERCOCKE to the group's ranks. THE ORDER OF APOLLYON's lineup is now as follows: BST (ABORTED, AOSOTH) - Guitar, Vocals Daniel Wilding (ABORTED) - Drums James ...

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TESTAMENT: Vancouver Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT performing the song "Into The Pit" last night (Monday, May 4) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada can be viewed below (clip shot and uploaded by "Metal Blood"). TESTAMENT is offering fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to choose what songs they would like to hear during ...

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FORBIDDEN: New West Coast Dates Announced

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers FORBIDDEN will play select West Coast dates in August. The details are as follows: Aug. 22 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's Aug. 24 - Portland, OR - Satyricon Aug. 25 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon Aug. 26 - Vancouver, BC - Bourbon Street Tickets are available on ...

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STEEL PANTHER Parachutes To Gig In Front Of 11,000 Fans

STEEL PANTHER, the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band formerly known as METAL SKOOL, made a grand entrance to the KUPD U-Fest this past weekend in Phoenix, Arizona. The band jumped from an airplane soaring over head and deployed their parachutes to glide onto the stage where over 11,000 fans were treated to their brand of ...

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ANVIL Interviewed On Chicago's WLUP-FM 97.9; Video Available

Chicago's WLUP-FM 97.9 (Loop 97.9) morning personality Byrd recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner of Canadian heavy metal legends ANVIL. Watch the five-minute chat below. According to indieWIRE, the U.S. debut of ANVIL's acclaimed documentary, "Anvil! The Story of Anvil", was the top Easter weekend newcomer ...

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