June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLAYER Frontman's Sister Dies Of Cancer

Anamaria Araya, the older sister of SLAYER bassist/vocalist Tom Araya, died on June 1 after a 13-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 55 years old. Says her daughter Andrea: "First of all, I would like to say thank you for your continued support and comforting words. I appreciate all of your thoughts, prayers and ...

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SPACE EATER Singer Dies In Fire; TV Report Available

Boško Radišic, the 28-year-old frontman of the Serbian thrash metal band SPACE EATER, and his 26-year-old sister died last night (June 2) when a fire broke out in their apartment building in Belgrade. According to media reports, the two fled their apartment at the sight of the fire and suffocated in the fumes as the ...

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BIG NOIZE: More Footage From Spanish Tour Available

More fan-filmed video footage of BIG NOIZE — the band featuring vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), bassist Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE), guitarist Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT) and drummer Simon Wright (DIO, AC/DC) — performing classic songs by RAINBOW and DIO during the group's recent Spanish tour can be viewed below. BIG ...

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SEPULTURA: New Video Interview With ANDREAS KISSER Available

The RockXpress webzine conducted an interview with guitarist Andreas Kisser of Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA on February 24, 2009 at Z7 on Pratteln, Switzerland. Watch the chat in three parts below. SEPULTURA is in the middle of a massive tour of Brazil with fellow Brazilian metallers ANGRA. The trek, which kicked off on May 5 in ...

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STRATOVARIUS: 'Polaris' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Polaris", the new album from Finnish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS, sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 57 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY Issues Update On Video Shoot

Glendale, Arizona extreme metallers JOB FOR A COWBOY will film a video for the new song "Regurgitated Disinformation" on Saturday, June 6 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is inviting fans to attend and be part of the event. The shoot will take place in First Unitarian Church beginning at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Downloadable vouchers for the ...

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