January 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE: Quality Whisky A Go Go Footage Available

Quality video footage of the reformed Minneapolis, Minnesota-based hard-rock/industrial act AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE performing on January 24 at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below. Having survived severe addictions, countless tours, the major label minefield, and the death of guitarist Bryan Ottoson, AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE has returned to create new ...

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PRIESTESS Cancels European Tour

Montreal-based hard rockers PRIESTESS have canceled their previously announced spring 2012 European tour, including an appearance at this year's VOIVOD-curated Au-delà du Réel event at the Roadburn festival in Tilburg, Netherlands. They will be replaced at the event by Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK. PRIESTESS's latest album, "Prior To The Fire", was recorded in Los Angeles ...

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OVERDRIVE's Original Singer Returns As Band's New Bassist

Classic Swedish heavy metal band OVERDRIVE formed in 1980 and recorded two albums, "Metal Attack" and "Swords And Axes", before splitting up in 1985. A shortlived reformation took place in 1992, at the time featuring original drummer Kenta Svensson, guitarist Janne Stark and singer Pelle Thuresson now handling the bass. In 2003 the band played, ...

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Visitation/Mass Details For Late RIOT Guitarist MARK REALE

The family of late RIOT guitarist Mark Reale will receive friends on Tuesday, January 31 from 6:00 ot 8:00 p.m. at Porter Loring Mortuary North in San Antonio, Texas. A mass will be held on Wednesday, February 1 at 12 p.m. at St. Mark The Evangelist Catholic Church. A processional will follow to Holy Cross ...

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THE SANITY DAYS: Footage From Germany's METAL ASSAULT II FESTIVAL

THE SANITY DAYS — the project featuring four former members of legendary Bristol thrash metallers ONSLAUGHT who have teamed up to play music from the band's most commercially successful album, "In Search of Sanity" — performed at the Metal Assault II Festival on January 14 at Posthalle in Würzburg, Germany. The group's setlist was as ...

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