August 2018 - Blabbermouth Archive

SAMMY HAGAR Featured In California Police Lip-Sync Video

Sammy Hagar makes an appearance in Fontana Police Department's lip-sync video. The four-minute clip shows scenes of officers going after speeders and also of them rocking out to Hagar's "I Can't Drive 55" song. "All these years, I still can't drive 55," the former VAN HALEN frontman says as he exits his 1982 Ferrari 512BB, ...

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CYHRA Feat. Former IN FLAMES, AMARANTHE Members: Recordings For Second Album Begin

CYHRA has entered Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark to begin recording its sophomore album. The follow-up to 2017's "Letters To Myself" will tentatively arrive in early 2019 via Spinefarm Records. CYHRA is the band featuring vocalist Jake E (ex-AMARANTHE), guitarist Jesper Strömblad (ex-IN FLAMES), guitarist Euge Valovirta (ex-SHINING), and drummer Alex Landenburg (LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY). ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON To Release 'Amo' Album In January

British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON will release their new album, "Amo", on January 11, 2019 through RCA/Sony. BRING ME THE HORIZON has been on a rocket of a journey over the last few years, selling over four million albums globally to date, playing sellout shows in over 40 countries, including two sold-out nights at ...

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RUSH Bass Legend GEDDY LEE Backs ROTOSOUND Swing Bass 66 Strings

Rotosound has received a ringing endorsement from Geddy Lee, iconic bass player with Canadian rocksmiths RUSH, who has made a special video extolling the virtues of the manufacturer's Swing Bass strings. Lee has always used Rotosound strings and proclaimed: "I've never found another string to replace them." The Swing Bass strings he uses were developed ...

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AMARANTHE's New Album, 'Helix', Was Written In Just Two Months

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have revealed that their upcoming fifth album, "Helix", was completed in under five months. "We actually wrote it in two months and we recorded it in two months," singer Elize Ryd told Radio Q at this year's Wacken Open Air festival (see video below). "I know we're crazy, but that's what ...

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ROB HALFORD Says ANDY SNEAP Will Stay With JUDAS PRIEST At Least Through The End Of 'Firepower' Tour

Rob Halford says that guitarist Andy Sneap will stay with JUDAS PRIEST at least for the remainder of the band's current world tour. Sneap, who produced PRIEST's latest album, "Firepower", stepped into the group as the replacement for PRIEST's Parkinson's disease-stricken guitarist Glenn Tipton. Tipton was diagnosed with the degenerative neurological disorder four years ago ...

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