May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

RIOT Schedules Japanese Dates

The reunited 1988 "Thundersteel" lineup of RIOT has scheduled the following dates in Japan: Oct. 24 - Club Citta - Kawasaki, Kanagawa, JPN Oct. 25 - Club Citta - Kawasaki, Kanagawa, JPN RIOT will hit the road in Europe this summer. A new studio album featuring the same musicians is also in the works. Commented ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Interviewed On 'The Rock Star Stories'

U.K. metalcore act BRING ME THE HORIZON was interviewed by "The Rock Star Stories" on March 12, 2009 at the Vic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Watch the chat below. BRING ME THE HORIZON and guitarist Curtis Ward recently made the decision to part ways based on personal differences, but remain firm friends as they have ...

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ANVIL Interviewed By MARA DAVIS; Video Available

Guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner of Canadian heavy metal legends ANVIL were recently interviewed by Mara Davis. Watch the chat in two parts below. The Houston premiere of ANVIL's acclaimed documentary, "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil", on May 28, 2009 ended with ANVIL (Kudrow, Reiner and Glenn Five) playing live at the ...

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NIGHTINGALE To Play Free Show In Sweden

NIGHTINGALE — the Swedish band featuring acclaimed musician/producer Dan Swanö and his brother Dag — will play a free show on June 12 at Startskottet in Finspång, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear is DAWN OF SILENCE. NIGHTINGALE's sixth album, "White Darkness", was released in June 2007 via Black Mark. The CD was recorded at a ...

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EYEHATEGOD Frontman Completes Work On THE GUILT OF… Debut

Michael Williams (EYEHATEGOD, ARSON ANTHEM, OUTLAW ORDER) has joined forces with Ryan McKern in a brand new noise/electro punk duo called THE GUILT OF… The group's full-length debut was completed in Louisiana in April and is tentatively due later in the year. McKern says, "We are both very proud and excited to unleash this vile ...

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DREAM THEATER To Guest On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, June 19 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio program, dubbed "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the broadcast live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time at BBC.co.uk. GetCloser.com recently ...

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MEGADETH, TESTAMENT Members Release New Messages Via TheLiveLine

TheLiveLine has new updates from MEGADETH guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine (call 866.597.6342) and drummer Shawn Drover (call 877.388.3786), as well as TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy (call 888.636.7611). For more information, click here. About TheLiveLine: In the spring of 2008, Dave Mustaine and friend Scott Holmen approached the founders and president of SmartReply, Inc. with ...

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