February 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

Raleigh's 1980s Hardcore/Punk Scene Documented In 'Manchild 5' Book

Brian Walsby's new illustrated book, "Manchild 5: Rabid Pack With Sirens Howling'", which documents the 1980s punk/hardcore scene in Raleigh, North Carolina, was released on January 25. Along with tons of photos and Brian's infamous comic art; this one is also packed with interviews and stories about events that went down in Raleigh from 1982 ...

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Backstage Look At OZZY OSBOURNE Concert

Ozzy Osbourne's wife/manager Sharon Osbourne recently took her co-hosts from CBS' "The Talk" backstage to a concert by her husband. The segment aired on yesterday's episode of "The Talk" and can be viewed at CBS.com. Ozzy Osbourne canceled his Sunday night (January 30) show in Reno, Nevada due to a "sudden illness." The ...

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OBITUARY, MASTER, AEON Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

OBITUARY, MASTER, AEON, BENEATH, CEREBRAL BORE, SOUTHWICKED and VISCERA TRAIL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 29-30, 2011 at 013 and MIDI theatre in Tilburg, Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AEON (SE) ANTROPOMORPHIA (NL) AT THE GATES (SE) ...

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PERIPHERY Guitarist To Sit Out Tour Dates After Breaking Finger

Guitarist Jake Bowen of the Maryland-based experimental, progressive metal six-piece PERIPHERY has been forced to sit out the remaining dates on the band's current European tour due to the fact that he broke his finger. The band wrote on its Facebook page, "Bad news first: Poor Jake broke his finger. Good news: We have Nolly ...

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BARONESS Interviewed On 'Uranium'

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse On Demand, talked with Savannah, Georgia's BARONESS about the band's latest album, "Blue", and the group's live performances. Catch the full interview, available for the entire month of February only on Fuse On Demand. A clip from the episode can be viewed below. BARONESS' second full-length album, "Blue ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, STONE SOUR To Headline EDGEFEST VII

AVENGED SEVENFOLD and STONE SOUR will headline Edgefest VII, set to take place Saturday, April 23 at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock, Arkansas. The seventh 100.3 The Edge Edgefest concert will also feature performances by THREE DAYS GRACE, SEETHER, THEORY OF A DEADMAN, SEVENDUST, SKILLET, HALESTORM and more bands yet to be named. ...

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BLACK CROWES Frontman Schedules CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD Tour

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD, the "psychedelic filling in a folk blues pie" new project led by THE BLACK CROWES frontman Chris Robinson, will spend the spring touring California, with several residencies throughout the state. The trek begins in late March and wraps in late May, featuring 33 tour dates at 13 venues. For more information, visit ...

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