May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DREAM THEATER: New Audio Interview With MIKE PORTNOY Available

Italian journalist Paolo Bianco recently conducted an interview with Mike Portnoy, drummer of the American progressive metal band DREAM THEATER. During the chat, Portnoy shed some light on the upcoming DREAM THEATER album, "Black Clouds & Silver Linings", due out on June 23 via Roadrunner Records. Portnoy said that the inspiration for the song "The ...

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ANIMALS AS LEADERS To Be Featured On Oregon Radio This Sunday

Progressive instrumentalists ANIMALS AS LEADERS — the new project of 7-and 8-string guitar wizard Tosin Abasi (ex-REFLUX) — will be the featured act on this week's (May 3) edition of "Common Sense", a two-hour program that airs at 1 p.m. each Sunday on KBVR-FM in Corvallis, Ore. The show can streamed live on the station's ...

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FELLSILENT Parts Ways With Guitarist, Seeks Replacement

Guitarist Acle Kahney has quit U.K.'s FELLSILENT to dedicate himself to his progressive project TESSERACT on a full-time basis. The group says in a statement, "Splitting the heavy work load of the two bands simply wasn't working out. It was a mutual decision and, of course, means both bands can concentrate solely on their seperate ...

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ELECTRIC BOYS: 'Best-Of' Collection Due This Month

Reunited Swedish rockers ELECTRIC BOYS have inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. A 20-track "best-of" collection, titled "Now Dig This!", will be released on May 25. It features songs from the band's three studio albums, including "Psychedelic Eyes", "Mary In The Mystery World", "Groovus Maximus", "The Groover", "Rags To Riches", "Captain Of My Soul" plus ...

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