July 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

DARK FUNERAL Announces New Bassist

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have announced the addition of bassist Zornheym to the group's ranks. Commented guitarist Lord Ahriman: "Now, that we face our new lineup, I must say that the atmosphere and the chemistry within the band feels absolutely fantastic. Furthermore, every single member of DARK FUNERAL is once again sharing a tremendously ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: Footage Of London Clinic Available

MEGADETH's David Ellefson and ANTHRAX's Frank Bello took part in a joint Hartke bass clinic on July 7 at Digital Village (DV East London) in London, England. Lick Library has posted video footage of Ellefson performing MEGADETH's song "Holy Wars" at the event. Check it out below. In addition to numerous gold and platinum records ...

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GODSMACK Concert Still On Hold

According to Newzjunky.com, city officials in Watertown, New York located approximately 70 miles north of Syracuse and 30 miles south of Canada have not yet made a decision regarding the proposed GODSMACK concert on the city-owned Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds following a Monday morning city staff to discuss the event. "There was no ...

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ICED EARTH: 'Dystopia' Artwork, Release Dates Revealed

Although "Dystopia", ICED EARTH's 10th studio offering, is not a concept album, founder Jon Schaffer admits there are unifying themes to several of the songs and even an appearance by band mascot "Set Abominae." "I've always been fascinated by the darker side of life," Schaffer said during a break from master tracking ICED EARTH's forthcoming ...

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