June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

RIOT: Writing Session Footage Posted Online

New York metal legends RIOT, featuring the reunited "Thundersteel"/"The Privilege of Power"-era lineup of Mark Reale (guitar), Tony Moore (vocals), Don Van Stavern (bass), Bobby Jarzombek (drums), and Mike Flyntz (guitars), has posted video footage (see below) of its recent San Antonio, Texas writing session. The band is currently preparing for a new studio album ...

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GENE SIMMONS Sells Kidney Stone For Charity

World Entertainment News Network reports that KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has raised $15,000 for a good cause — by selling his kidney stone in a bizarre online auction. Simmons reveals he recently suffered the ailment, but came up with a unique use for the solid formations of urinary minerals after passing it through his body. ...

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MOTH EATER To Enter Studio This Month

MOTH EATER, the Beers Village, New York-based metal/doom band featuring guitarist John Conley of SCAR CULTURE, Dave Ardolina and Buckshot of DIRTY RIG, and vocalist John Alaia, will make its live debut on Friday, June 5 at the Ace Of Clubs in New York City at 10:00 p.m. Also appearing on the bill are GODS ...

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NEVERMORE To Enter Studio In August

Seattle metallers NEVERMORE will enter the studio in August with producer (and SOILWORK guitarist) Peter Wichers (who previously worked with NEVERMORE vocalist Warrel Dane on Dane's solo debut, "Praises to the War Machine") to begin recording their long-awaited follow-up to 2005's "This Godless Endeavor", tentatively due in early 2010 via Century Media Records. Longtime friend ...

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