February 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

New REBELLION Guitarist Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Video footage of new REBELLION guitarist Oliver Geibig answering fan-submitted questions can be viewed below. Geibig previously produced REBELLION's "Born A Rebel" album and played for years with REBELLION bassist Tomi Göttlich in the hard rock bands THE MAGIC OF RADIO and SCHLAMMBEIN. REBELLION recently parted ways with Uwe Lulis (guitar), Gerd Lücking (drums) and ...

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SLAYER's First Performance With Guitarist GARY HOLT; Better-Quality Footage Available

SLAYER has recruited Gary Holt from veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS to be SLAYER's guest guitarist, temporary filling in for Jeff Hanneman who is currently recovering from surgery. Holt is accompanying Tom Araya (bass, vocals), Kerry King (guitar) and Dave Lombardo (drums) on their five-date Australian Soundwave Festival tour, which kicked off yesterday ...

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SYMPHONY X: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Video footage of New Jersey progressive metal masters SYMPHONY X performing a brand new song, "End Of Innocence", on February 25, 2011 at LKA Longhorn in Stuttgart, Germany can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Of Sins and Shadows 02. Domination 03. Serpent's Kiss 04. End Of Innocence 05. Paradise Lost ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Orangevale Footage Available

Capital Chaos has uploaded video footage of DEATH ANGEL performing the song "Seemingly Endless Time" on February 24, 2011 at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Check out the clip below. "Relentless Retribution", the latest album from DEATH ANGEL, sold 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD ...

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CHIMAIRA Guitarist Officially Joins SIX FEET UNDER

Florida death metallers SIX FEET UNDER have issued the following update: "Just wanted to give you a SIX FEET UNDER band update and let you all know that we would like to announce our good friend Rob Arnold [CHIMAIRA] will be joining SIX FEET UNDER as second rhythm guitarist for upcoming touring duties, as well ...

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MACHINE MEN Calls It Quits

Finnish melodic metallers MACHINE MEN have issued the following update: "Things have been quiet for the past two years. During this time we have gone through many changes and we have been thinking about the future of the band. Unfortunately, we feel that the challenges as a band would be too hard to overcome. After ...

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MANOWAR To Return To The Studio In April

According to a posting on MANOWAR's official web site, the band is scheduled to return to the studio in April, presumably to resume work on its long-awaited new album, "Hammer Of The Gods". MANOWAR bassist and producer Joey DeMaio previously stated about the status of the songwriting and recording sessions for "Hammer Of The Gods", ...

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STAM1NA, APOCALYPTICA Honored At At Finland's EMMA GAALA

STAM1NA was honored in the "Metal Album Of The Year" and "Band Of The Year" categories at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held last night (Saturday, February 26) at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland. Meanwhile, APOCALYPTICA won the "Export" award athe annual event, which was televised on Finnish TV channel YLE ...

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