August 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLAYER: New KERRY KING Video Interview Available

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King recently sat down with Bryan Kehoe at Dunlop Manufacturing to discuss his signature Dunlop string set, his signature MXR 10-band EQ, signature Marshall amp, SLAYER's tour and football. Watch the four-and-a-half-minute clip — which includes behind-the-scenes footage of a SLAYER soundcheck — below. As previously reported, SLAYER has compiled footage from ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Bootleggger Gets 20 Months

BBC News reports: A music pirate who was convicted after LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page gave evidence against him has been jailed for 20 months. Robert Langley, 58, was arrested in 2005 after being caught with a massive haul of bootleg CDs and DVDs at a record fair in Glasgow. The seizure by ...

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STATIC-X: New Video Interview Available

A three-minute video interview with STATIC-X conducted by Bryan Kehoe of Dunlop TV on the Ozzfest 2007 tour can be viewed below. STATIC-X will team up with SHADOWS FALL, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD and DIVINE HERESY for a U.S. tour this fall. The band's new video for the song "Cannibal" has been posted on

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TOO PURE TO DIE Signs With TRUSTKILL RECORDS

Trustkill Records has announced the signing of TOO PURE TO DIE. The Des Moines, Iowa-based band has been building up momentum with its latest full-length release, "Confidence and Consequence" (Sumerian Records, 2006). The group has also been touring non-stop over the past year, with full U.S. and Canadian runs alongside such bands at AUGUST BURNS ...

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Ex-MAYHEM Frontman MANIAC To Guest On 'Hell On Heels' Radio Show

Former MAYHEM vocalist Maniac, whose new band SKITLIV is attracting considerable interest from all quarters, will make a guest appearance on the Oslo-based Radio Tango show "Hell on Heels" on Friday, August 31 between 17:00 and 18:00 CET. The program will feature tracks from the forthcoming SKITLIV album "Glem Aldri Korset", which includes guest vocals ...

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OPETH Mainman MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT: 'We Still Mean Business'

OPETH mainman Mikael Åkerfeldt has issued the following update: "'The Roundhouse Tapes' is coming along nicely, both the CD version and the DVD. We're working on the artwork right now and as usual it takes time. I think the CD is supposed to be out in October sometime and the DVD early next year as ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Discusses 'Halloween'; Video Available

Rob Zombie's remake of the horror classic "Halloween" stabs its way back into theaters on Friday, August 31, following the release of the soundtrack last week. In addition to directing, Rob Zombie also had a major influence on the music used in the new movie. Zombie tapped composer Tyler Bates ("300", "Grindhouse", "The Devil's Rejects") ...

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