June 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

RINGWORM To Release 'Snake Church' Album In July

Cleveland quintet RINGWORM will release its eighth full-length album, "Snake Church", on July 29 via Relapse. After having converted metalheads and hardcore fans alike with their intense, no-holds-barred live shows and consistently punishing albums over the course of the last 25-plus years, RINGWORM once again prove that they are in a league of their own ...

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BLACK SABBATH's BILL WARD Pays Tribute To NICK MENZA (Video)

Estranged BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has commented on the passing of former MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza, saying that Nick had the "heart and soul" of some of rock's most influential players. During this past weekend's edition of Ward's radio show "Rock 50", he said (see video below): "Sadly, again, we lost another drummer. The ...

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DIO: 'A Decade Of Dio: 1983-1993' Boxed Set Due In July

Ronnie James Dio's sinister howl and wicked songcraft bewitched hard rock fans in the seventies and eighties during his memorable stints with ELF, RAINBOW and BLACK SABBATH. In 1983, the singer formed his own band, launching a successful solo career that led to ten studio albums and sales of more than ten million records around ...

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DEEP PURPLE Completes Recording New Album

Legendary British hard rockers DEEP PURPLE have finished tracking their new album, the band's keyboardist Don Airey said in a phone interview with TASS ahead of the band’s concerts in Russia. "As far as I know, it's all recorded and now," he said. "It's on the tender mercies of [producer] Bob Ezrin; he's ...

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Video: DAVE LOMBARDO's DEAD CROSS Performs At The Troubadour

Fan-filmed video footage of DEAD CROSS's May 9 performance at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California as the support act for NAPALM DEATH and MELVINS can be seen below. DEAD CROSS is the new "punk" outfit featuring former SLAYER and PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo alongside members of THE LOCUST and RETOX. DEAD CROSS recently spent ...

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