July 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SODOM: '30 Years Sodomized: 1982-2012' Lands On German Chart

"30 Years Sodomized: 1982-2012", a brand new career retrospective from German thrash veterans SODOM compiled by bassist/vocalist, and sole remaining original member, Thomas "Angelripper" Such, has entered the German Medai Control chart at position No. 54. Released through SPV/Steamhammer, the "30 Years Sodomized: 1982-2012" box set features the single CD "Official Bootleg - The Witchhunter ...

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DRAKAR Mastermind IVAN SEKYRA Dies At 59

Vocalist/guitarist, founder, and visionary Ivan Sekyra of the cult Czech metal band DRAKAR died on Saturday, June 30 after a long illness. He was 59 years old. "Let Draka/Flight Of The Dragon", a double disc reissue of DRAKAR's two releases that came out in 1990 (with the Czech version of the album occupying the first ...

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SLIPKNOT: Mountain View Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SLIPKNOT's July 1 performance at the Mountain View, California stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival can be seen below. SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root was forced to miss the first couple of dates of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival tour because a burst appendix. A statement issued by the band ...

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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: New Video Interview With DANIEL WILLIAMS

The Metalluminati conducted an interview with drummer Daniel Williams of the Dayton, Ohio Christian metalcore band THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA on Sunday, July 1 at the Mountain View, California stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. You can now watch the chat below. THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA released a live CD/DVD, "Dead & ...

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TEXTURES Interviewed At Finland's TUSKA Festival (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with Dutch progressive technical metallers TEXTURES at this year's edition of the Tuska open-air metal festival, which was held June 29 - July 1 in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. TEXTURES toured Europe in March and April with support on different dates from SYLOSIS, UNEVEN STRUCTURE ...

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STEEL PANTHER: Video Footage Of HELLFEST Press Conference

Hard Force TV has uploaded video footage of STEEL PANTHER's press conference at this year's edition of the Hellfest festival, which was held June 15-17 in Clisson, France. Check it out below. STEEL PANTHER is the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band formerly known as METAL SKOOL. The group's lineup includes guitarist "Satchel" (real name Russ ...

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SLASH Interviewed In Austria (Video)

Camstas conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) on June 26 before the OZZY OSBOURNE & FRIENDS show in Vienna, Austria. Slash talks about his new album, "Apocalyptic Love"; giving up longtime habits like smoking and drinking and how he finally got rid of cigarettes; his amps, guitars and how ...

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