May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

DIRGE WITHIN: More Footage From The Road Posted Online

DIRGE WITHIN, the new metal band featuring ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass, vocalist Jeremy "Jerms" Genske, guitarist Matt Szlachta, bassist James Pezanoski (ex-FROM ALL WITHIN), and drummer Frankie Harchut (ex-THE DOOMSDAY CATALYST), has uploaded the third and final in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the group's "Fear Campaign" tour with FEAR FACTORY, WINDS OF ...

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New HELMET Album Pushed Back To August

Amy Harris of CityBeat recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Page Hamilton of the alternative metal legends HELMET. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. CityBeat: What inspired you to get into music at a young age? Page Hamilton: I was always a huge fan of music and loved THE EAGLES, ...

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CINDERELLA Guitarist Interviewed At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

Johnnie Vrana of Revolution Magazine conducted an interview with Jeff LaBar, guitarist for classic hard rockers CINDERELLA and new hard rock supergroup FREAKSHOW, at this year's Rocklahoma festival, which is being held Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30, 2010 in Pryor, Oklahoma. Watch the chat below. CINDERELLA played its first show in over three years on ...

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MANOWAR To Honor RONNIE JAMES DIO

Metal heavyweights MANOWAR will honor the legacy of Ronnie James Dio with "Magic - A Tribute To Ronnie James Dio". MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio said: "Heavy metal has lost a great artist and a true gentleman. I had the privilege of being his friend and I, along with other friends and admirers, wish to honor ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Putting Finishing Touches On New Album Recordings

Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS are putting the finishing touches on the recording process for their fifth album, due this fall via Prosthetic Records/Razor & Tie. Commented vocalist Phil Labonte: "The more these songs get into shape, the more excited I get. This isn't 'Overcome Two'. It's not 'The Fall Of Ideals Two'. It's very ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman Interviewed In Denver

Rafi of VampireFreaks.com conducted an interview with vocalist Burton C. Bell of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY when the band played in Denver, Colorado on May 22, 2010. The chat can now be viewed below. FEAR FACTORY has scheduled three more in-store appearances/meet-and-greet sessions as part of its ongoing "Fear Campaign" American ...

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SLASH Talks To CNN; Video Available

Guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) recently talked to CNN's Shanon Cook about going solo for his new record, family and his guitar obsession. Watch the chat below. Slash plans to incorporate songs from his entire career into his upcoming solo tour, including material from GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT and his ...

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CHIMAIRA To Release 'Guitar Collection Vol. 1' Guitar Tab Book

Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation has set a June 25 release date for the first-ever guitar tab book from Cleveland, Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA. The "Guitar Collection Vol. 1" book features note-for-note transcriptions of13 songs from CHIMAIRA's first five albums: * The Flame * Impending Doom * Implements Of Destruction * Inside The Horror * Nothing Remains ...

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