September 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Discusses Change In Band Dynamic After MIKE PORTNOY's Departure

Steven Rosen of Ultimate-Guitar.сom recently conducted an interview with guitarist John Petrucci of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Ultimate-Guitar.сom: Has anything changed since [drummer] Mike Portnoy left? Petrucci: The things that do change along the way with different bandmembers is the interaction of yourself and other ...

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NIGHTWISH Completes Recording Vocals For New Album

Finnish / Dutch / British symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have finished recording the vocals for their new album, due in the spring of 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The CD is the first to feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen following the abrupt departure of the band's lead singer of five years, Anette Olzon. Says the band: "We're ...

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AMY LEE: 'I Never Said EVANESCENCE Was Over'

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee says that the group is not over despite the fact that there are no plans for the band to do anything in the coming months. Lee recently told Rolling Stone about EVANESCENCE's current status: "The situation is we're not doing it now. I don't like to make predictions about the future, ...

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