July 2021 - Blabbermouth Archive

Watch ZZ TOP Play First Show Following DUSTY HILL's Death

Fan-filmed video footage of ZZ TOP's July 30 performance in Tuscaloosa, Alabama can be seen below. The concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater marked the band's first since the death of Dusty Hill, bass player, singer and songwriter for a trio that has stayed together for more than 50 years. Filling in for Hill at the ...

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DESTRUCTION Performs Without Founding Guitarist MIKE SIFRINGER At Austrian Festival; Frontman SCHMIER Explains

German thrashers DESTRUCTION performed without founding guitarist Michael "Mike" Sifringer on July 16 at the Area 53 Festival in Leoben, Austria. Earlier today (Friday, July 30), DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier took to his Facebook page to address questions about Mike's absence, writing: "I have received several messages, why we have played with a different guitarist in ...

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UGLY KID JOE To Open For JUDAS PRIEST In Virginia Beach

After a 25-year absence from touring in North America, UGLY KID JOE make their long-awaited live return to American soil on September 9, 2021. As special guests to JUDAS PRIEST, UGLY KID JOE will appear at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater in Virginia Beach. UGLY KID JOE frontman Whitfield Crane comments: "In 1992 Rob ...

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SLIPKNOT Issues Statement On JOEY JORDISON's Death: 'Without Him, There Would Be No Us'

SLIPKNOT has issued a statement regarding the passing of its former drummer Joey Jordison. The founding SLIPKNOT member's family confirmed that Jordinson passed away "peacefully in his sleep" on Monday (July 26) of an unspecified cause. He was 46 years old. Earlier today, SLIPKNOT released an eight-and-a-half-minute video tribute to Jordison featuring behind-the-scenes footage and ...

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