May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

SCORPIONS Interviewed By French Fan Club

On March 20, the SCORPIONS' French fan club Crazyscorps conducted individual interviews with four of the five bandmembers at the Hôtel du Louvre in Paris. The interviews can now be viewed below. After a triumphant tour kick-off and a gold album from their home country Germany for "Sting in the Tail", the rockers ...

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SILENT RAGE Pays Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

Los Angeles hard rockers SILENT RAGE paid tribute to Ronnie James Dio by performing a cover version of BLACK SABBATH's "Heaven And Hell" at the conclusion of their May 28, 2010 concert at the Brixton in Redondo Beach, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below. SILENT RAGE's fourth studio album, "Four ...

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METALLICA: Lisbon Footage Available

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's May 19, 2010 concert at Pavilhao Atlantico in Lisbon, Portugal — including clips of the pre-show meet-and-greet and tuning-room jam as well as the actual performance — can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. That Was Just Your Life 02. Cyanide 03. For Whom The Bell ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Frontman Remembers RONNIE JAMES DIO

Vocalist Mikael Stanne of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW): "It's been a while now and I still cannot deal with the fact that you are gone. Your voice, your passion and ...

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GEEZER BUTLER On BLACK SABBATH's Early Days

On May 14, Steven Rosen of Ultimate-Guitar.com conducted an interview with legendary bassist Geezer Butler (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH) about Eagle Rock Entertainment's "Black Sabbath: Classic Albums - Paranoid", a DVD highlighting the recording of BLACK SABBATH's classic "Paranoid" LP. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Ultimate-Guitar.com: What does ...

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BLACK PYRAMID: 'Mirror Messiah' Video Posted Online

"Mirror Messiah", the new video from the doom rock trio BLACK PYRAMID. can be viewed below. The clip was lensed at Massachusetts' Valley Homegrown and features an audio mix courtesy of Justin Pizzoferrato (SONIC YOUTH, WITCH, DINOSAUR JR.). The "Mirror Messiah" video drops hot on the heels of BLACK PYRAMID's recent U.S. tour dates in ...

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STAND UNITED Signs With EULOGY RECORDINGS

Eulogy Recordings has announced the signing of Iowa's STAND UNITED. The band is currently at Audio Aggregate Studios (FLESHROT, IT PREVAILS) in Des Moines, Iowa with producer Dustin Miller recording its new album for a fall release. Commented drummer Seth Gagle: "We are very excited to be signing to Eulogy Recordings. This is a huge ...

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FIREWIND, NIGHTRAGE Members Guest On PSYCHO CHOKE Album

Greek quintet PSYCHO CHOKE has inked a deal with 7Hard Records for the worldwide release of the band's new album, "Unraveling Chaos". Mixed and mastered at the Hansen studios (Denmark) by Jacob Hansen (NIGHTRAGE, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, VOLBEAT) and featuring the "insane" art of the voice of SEPTICFLESH, Seth Siro Anton (MOONSPELL, PARADISE LOST, EXODUS, ...

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VINDICATOR To Release 'The Antique Witcheries' In August

Midwest thrash maniacs VINDICATOR will release their sophomore album, "The Antique Witcheries", on August 10 via Heavy Artillery Records. As one of the frontrunners of what has come to be known as the "New Wave Of Thrash", Ohio-based VINDICATOR was conceived during the summer of 2005 when longtime friends Marshall Law and brothers Vic and ...

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