September 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

WILLIAM SHATNER's Version Of BLACK SABBATH's 'Iron Man': Studio Footage Posted Online

Legendary actor William Shatner will release his new space-themed concept album entitled "Seeking Major Tom" on October 11 via the Los Angeles-based label Cleopatra Records. Comprised of 19 "interpretations" of classic intergalactic rock anthems, the release features guest appearances by Ritchie Blackmore (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE), Ian Paice (DEEP PURPLE), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY ...

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DEMONICAL Taps WITCHERY Drummer For Upcoming Tour

DEMONICAL, the Swedish death metal band featuring past and present members from CENTINEX, GRAVE, REGURGITATE, INTERMENT, AMARAN, WORLD BELOW and DELLAMORTE, has issued the following update: "Drummer Ronnie Bergersthl has decided to sit out the upcoming 'Eastern Death Infernal Tour 2011' due to other commitments. But rest assured, we have tapped Fredrik Widigs (WITCHERY live ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Adds Second Guitarist

Finnish melodic death metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have announced the addition of Andhe Chandler from New Zealand as the group's second guitarist. The band states, "Yes, New Zealand is pretty far, but don't worry, it will not affect our gigs in the future. Now we can concentrate on the new material with full force!" MORS ...

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GLYDER: 'Fade To Dust' Video Released

"Fade To Dust", the new video from Irish rockers GLYDER, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth studio album, "Backroads To Byzantium", which will be made available on October 25 via SPV/Steamhammer Records. According to a press release, the CD "takes the listener on a road trip that has a hint ...

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LESLIE WEST Comments On '3 Guitar Heroes' Tour Postponement

The previously announced "3 Guitar Heroes" tour featuring Michael Schenker, Uli Jon Roth and Leslie West has been postponed until early 2012 due to West's recent partial leg amputation. West has released the following statement regarding the tour postponement: West has issued the following official statement: "To everyone involved on this tour. I am very ...

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DRAGONLAND: New Album Track Listing Unveiled

Swedish power metallers DRAGONLAND have set "Under The Grey Banner" as the title of their new album. The third part of the "Dragonland Chronicles" trilogy will be released on November 18 via AFM Records. Musical actor Fred Johanson will play the role of the antagonist, with all three singers from AMARANTHE Elize Ryd, Jake E ...

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