June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

'Guitar Hero: Van Halen' Sneak Preview Available

A sneak preview of Activision Blizzard's forthcoming Guitar Hero: Van Halen music-based game is available below. It is scheduled for release in the second half of the year and will definitely cover the David Lee Roth era, featuring the band's greatest hits. No specific tracks were listed, but Activision said it will include music from ...

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FIREWIND, TALON Members Launch OUTLOUD

OUTLOUD is a brand new hard rock band featuring Chandler Mogel (TALON) on vocals, Bob Katsionis (FIREWIND) on guitar and keyboards, Mark Cross (FIREWIND, HELLOWEEN, KINGDOM COME) on drums, Tony Kash on guitar and Jason Mercury on bass. According to a press release, "These guys give you melodic hard rock with an edge that takes ...

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RATT, EXTREME Tour Dates Announced

Celebrated rock pioneers RATT and EXTREME have teamed up to bring you this summer's most rockin' tour lineup. The tour, which will feature sets from both bands with RATT closing, kicks off on July 12 in Amarillo, Texas and runs through August 7 in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. It will cross the U.S. and cover ...

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ARKAEA: Debut Album To Receive European Release Via CENTURY MEDIA

ARKAEA — the new band featuring (former?) FEAR FACTORY members Christian Olde Wolbers (guitar) and Raymond Herrera (drums) alongside vocalist Jon Howard (THREAT SIGNAL) and bassist Pat Kavanaugh (THREAT SIGNAL) — will release its debut album, "Years In The Darkness", in Europe through Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: ...

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FAITH NO MORE: More Tour Dates Announced

Reunited '90s alt-metal act FAITH NO MORE has scheduled the following dates: Jun. 10 - Brixton Academy London UK Jun. 12 - Download Festival Donington Park UK Jun. 13 - Greenfield Festival Interlaken Switzerland Jun. 14 - Rock in Idro Milan Italy Jun. 16 - Kindl-Buhne Wuhlheide Berlin Germany Jun. 19 - Nova Rock Festival ...

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THE BLACK CROWES Announce 'Stuck Inside Utopia' Tour

THE BLACK CROWES have announce the 2009 "Stuck Inside Utopia" tour. The trek begins August 25, 2009 and runs through the end of the year. The shows will feature over two hours of music culled from THE BLACK CROWES' forthcoming album and the band's deep catalogue. Chris Robinson, lead singer for THE BLACK CROWES states: ...

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UNLEASHED: Quality Footage From NEUROTIC DEATHFEST Posted Online

Quality fan-filmed video footage of Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED performing at this year's Neurotic Deathfest, which was held May 29-30 at 013 in Tilburg, Holland, can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthemetalflow"). UNLEASHED's ninth full-length album, "Hammer Battalion", was recorded in Sweden and produced by the band's guitarist Fredrik Folkare, "Hammer Battalion" takes a ...

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MATT SORUM Partners In DEAD CONFLICT

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum has partnered with the music industry pioneers behind label services provider Rocket Science to launch an exciting new label concept titled Dead Conflict. This artist-controlled label will allow branded music artists the unique ability to retain a majority ownership of their recordings. Dead Conflict features Sorum contributing in ...

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