May 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

Gothenburg 'Big Four' Concert To Be Broadcast On Swedish Television

SVT2, one of two television channels run by Sweden's public television broadcaster Sveriges Television, will air a five-hour live broadcast of the "Big Four" concert on July 3, 2011 at Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden The festival will feature the so-called "Big Four" bands of 1980s thrash metal METALLICA, SLAYER, ANTHRAX and MEGADETH sharing the ...

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SLASH Is 'Not Real,' According To 'South Park'

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) was featured on last night's episode of the satirical animated sitcom "South Park". In the episode, Clyde and Craig need to find Slash so that he can play at the event EA Sports is sponsoring. Clyde calls his parents when he cannot find Slash and they explain ...

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BLOODBOUND Bassist Interviewed On 'Maximum Threshold' (Audio)

Bassist Anders Broman of Swedish melodic metallers BLOODBOUND was interviewed on the May 21, 2011 edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. BLOODBOUND's fourth album, "Unholy Cross", entered the official chart in Sweden at position No. 50. The CD was released on March 18 ...

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FOZZY Frontman Interviewed By 'The Metalheadz' (Audio)

Peter Bailey of "The Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with FOZZY frontman and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube below. FOZZY's latest album, "Chasing The Grail", sold around 2,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position ...

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THE HAUNTED: 'Unseen' Track-By-Track Commentary

A five-minute track-by-track commentary from vocalist Peter Dolving of Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED on the band's seventh studio album, "Unseen", can be viewed below. "Unseen" sold around 1,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 33 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which ...

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MORGOTH: More Footage From First German Warm-Up Gig Posted Online

Video footage of resurrected German death metallers MORGOTH performing the song "Sold Baptism" on May 20, 2011 at AJZ Bahndamm in Wermelskirchen, Germany can be viewed below. MORGOTH played two warm-up shows in its home country this past weekend prior to making a number of European festival appearances this summer. MORGOTH's currently scheduled dates celebrate ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist Interviewed On 'Heavy Metal Mayhem' (Audio)

Guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of reformed German heavy metal legends ACCEPT was interviewed on this past Sunday's (May 22) edition of the "Heavy Metal Mayhem" radio show with Mike "The Big Cheese". You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. ACCEPT performed its classic 1982 album "Restless And Wild" in its entirety ...

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