June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA: Release Date Announced For French Concert DVD

METALLICA's July 7, 2009 concert in Nimes, France at Arènes de Nîmes will be professionally filmed for a forthcoming DVD release. The disc will be made available on October 19 through French music stores and online shops only, as well as via the band's official web site, Metallica.com. METALLICA's French record company and WorMee are ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: Footage From Yesterday's TUSKA Festival Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of U.K. doom legends MY DYING BRIDE performing at the 12th annual Tuska open-air metal festival on June 28, 2009 at Kaisaniemi in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below (courtesy of "alexhell77"). MY DYING BRIDE recently parted ways with violinist/keyboardist Katie Stone and replaced her with Shaun Macgowan. The band's latest album, ...

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ETERNAL REIGN Completes Recording New Album

German power metal band ETERNAL REIGN has finished recording its third album, "The Dawn Of Reckoning", tentatively due in September/October via Limb Music Products. The CD was tracked at Sunday Music studios and and will be mixed and mastered by Achim Köhler (SINNER, PRIMAL FEAR). It will contain 10 "powerful, melodic [and] a bit progressive" ...

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Fashion Tips From NIKKI SIXX

U.K.'s The Independent recently conducted an interview with MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. The Independent: What are you wearing right now? Sixx: I've got on a black suede jacket and a white T-shirt, some black jeans which I customized and black leather Chuck Taylor ...

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ARCH ENEMY Schedules Greek Headlining Dates

Heavy rain has forced the cancelation of the the first "metal" day at this year's edition of the Rockwave festival, which is being held at Terravibe Park, Malakasa, Greece. Among the bands that were scheduled to perform at today's (Monday, June 29) event were MÖTLEY CRÜE, W.A.S.P., ARCH ENEMY, MONSTER MAGNET, VOIVOD, LAUREN HARRIS and ...

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LITA FORD Invites The World Into Her 'Wicked Wonderland'

Pioneering hard rock queen Lita Ford returns to action this fall with "Wicked Wonderland", a disc brimming with loud and lusty new tunes — songs that might make listeners feel as breathless and dizzy as Alice after a trip down the rabbit hole. But rest assured, you'll never hear anything like this at a tea ...

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NEBULA Announces North American Tour

California's NEBULA will embark on a full U.S. tour in August. Support on the trek will come from THE ENTRANCE BAND, who will be fresh off a tour supporting SONIC YOUTH. NEBULA will be touring in support of the band's new LP, "Heavy Psych", due out July 7 on Tee Pee Records. Playing dirty rock ...

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ANTHRAX Bassist Checks In From The Road

Fender signature bass player Frank Bello is back on the road with his New York-based metal band ANTHRAX. Currently in the middle of a European tour, ANTHRAX returns Stateside later this summer to tour with SLIPKNOT. Throughout the summer, Bello has generously agreed to share his road journal with Fender.com in his blog, ...

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