July 2021 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIGHTWISH Side Project AURI Drops New Single, 'The Valley'

AURI, the project featuring NIGHTWISH mainman/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and his wife, popular Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela, will release its second album, "II - Those We Don't Speak Of", on September 3 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will be the follow-up to AURI's self-titled debut LP, which came out in March 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The ...

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KIRK HAMMETT: METALLICA Was Able To 'Put All Feelings And Emotions And Experiences Of Last Year And A Half' Into New Music

In a new interview with Cesar Gueikian, brand president of Gibson Brands, Kirk Hammett spoke about how METALLICA has spent its coronavirus downtime and its plans for the coming months. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Because of the unusual situation of the last couple of years, we were able to continue to communicate and ...

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Watch THE BLACK CROWES Perform In Burgettstown, Pennsylvania

Fan-filmed video footage of THE BLACK CROWES' July 28 performance at The Pavilion at Star Lake in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania can be seen below. Produced by Live Nation, THE BLACK CROWES' "Shake Your Money Maker" tour is playing 37-dates across the country before ending the tour at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, New ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: MEGADETH's New Album 'Is Almost Done'

MEGADETH's long-awaited sixteenth studio album is "almost done." The band's leader Dave Mustaine touched upon the progress of the mixing sessions of the new disc while filming a new video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalized video messages about virtually any topic. Addressing a fan named Kevin while walking ...

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JOEY JORDISON Remembered By ROADRUNNER A&R Executive Who Signed SLIPKNOT

Monte Conner, the music industry veteran who signed SLIPKNOT to Roadrunner Records, has paid tribute to Joey Jordison, calling him "a truly groundbreaking character who will be sorely missed by metal fans worldwide." The founding SLIPKNOT drummer's family confirmed that Jordinson passed away "peacefully in his sleep" on Monday (July 26) of an unspecified cause. ...

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JOYOUS WOLF Shares Video For New Song 'Fearless'

Southern California quartet JOYOUS WOLF has created its own hybrid of hard-driving rock 'n' roll, soul, blues, and alternative music. As such, they have steadily built their reputation as one of the brightest up-and-comers in the burgeoning scene. Mixing majestic riffs with soulful vocals, undeniable swagger, and the kind of hair-on-fire live performances that leave ...

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