September 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

BOLT THROWER Drummer MARTIN 'KIDDIE' KEARNS Dead At 38

Martin "Kiddie" Kearns, the drummer of British death metal pioneers BOLT THROWER, has passed away at the age of 38. He died peacefully in his sleep after feeling sick at rehearsal. In a statement, the surviving members of BOLT THROWER say: "With the heaviest of hearts, and still numb from shock, we have to share ...

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SYMPHONY X Announces European Headlining Tour

New Jersey progressive metal masters SYMPHONY X will embark on a European headlining tour in early 2016. Comments SYMPHONY X guitarist Michael Romeo: "We are excited about getting back out on the road with the 'Underworld' tour and we look forward to playing the new material for all our fans and friends In Europe." The ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Under The Red Cloud' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Under The Red Cloud", the new album from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #2 Germany: #10 Switzerland: #11 Austria: #20 Belgium: #40 (Flanders), #53 (Wallonia) Netherland: #50 France: #61 Australia: #157 England: #162 Comments AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "With our 12th studio album, we finally made ...

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ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO: 'I Truly Love JOHN BUSH'

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello says that he has "no issues" with the band's former singer John Bush, even though the two haven't spoken in more than half a decade. Bush fronted ANTHRAX between 1992 and 2005 but was sidelined when ANTHRAX reunited with Joey Belladonna for a 20th-anniversary tour. When that collapsed, and relationships disintegrated ...

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