August 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

CASEY ORR Announces His Departure From GWAR

GWAR bassist Casey Orr (a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty) has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "After much soul searching and consideration, and with a heavy heart, I am announcing my departure from GWAR (yes, again). I simply can no longer devote the time and effort required to maintain my position within the group. I have ...

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MEGADETH In A Submarine

The members of MEGADETH made a brief stop to visit the Los Angelesclass attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) at the Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia yesterday (Monday, August 1). Check out photos of their appearance below. USS Helena arrived in its new homeport at Naval Station in Norfolk on June 15. According to the ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST: New Song Sample Available

A one-minute, 20-second snippet of a new song from Finnish melodic death metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST can be streamed below. MORS PRINCIPIUM EST recently parted ways with guitarists Tomy Laisto and Kalle Aaltonen. A new axeman, Andy Gillion from the United Kingdom, has since been recruited. The band is still searching for a second guitarist. ...

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MNEGARM: Video Interview Posted Online

Soundshock.com conducted an interview with the Swedish "Viking metal" act MNEGARM at the Ragnark Festival in Lichtenfels, Germany on April 30, 2011. You can now watch the chat below. MNEGARM's most recent album, "Nattvsen", was released in November 2009 via Regain Records. "Vetrarmegin" (English translation: Winter Force), the latest video from MNEGARM, was ...

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TERROR Films 'You're Caught' Video

Los Angeles hardcore/metal band TERROR filmed a video for the song "You're Caught" on a day off during the group's latest run of summer festival dates in Europe. Instead of making the "typical" hardcore live music clip, the band opted to shoot a video that features graphic violence and gore. "You're Caught" will be available ...

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SYMPHONY X Bassist Joins SLEEPY HOLLOW

Reunited heavy metal band SLEEPY HOLLOW has recruited Mike LePond (SYMPHONY X) as its new bassist. LePond will make his live debut with SLEEPY HOLLOW on November 5 at Metal'cuse at the Fusion Room in Syracuse, New York. This will be SLEEPY HOLLOW's first show in over 20 years. The band is also planning a ...

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THIN LIZZY: VIVIAN CAMPBELL And SCOTT GORHAM's Rig Rundown

On April 1, Premier Guitar's Chris Kies was on location in Chicago, Illinois at the Vic Theatre where he caught up with THIN LIZZY guitar tech Coty Allinson, who walked Kies through guitarists Vivian Campbell and Scott Gorham's current touring rigs. Check out the clip below. THIN LIZZY's current lineup features Phil Lynott-era LIZZY members ...

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'80s Metal Stars Talk NIRVANA's 'Nevermind'

Nikki Sixx (MTLEY CRE), Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN) and Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) spoke to SPIN.com about NIRVANA's classic 1991 album "Nevermind", which will be reissued on September 27 in both standard and deluxe editions to commemorate its 20th anniversary. "Nevermind" is often credited for ...

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