January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

HERMAN RAREBELL Discusses SCORPIONS Catalog; Audio Available

For the eighteenth installment of the "Shockwaves Skull Sessions" podcast, host Bob Nalbandian is joined by longtime SCORPIONS drummer/songwriter Herman Rarebell along with hard rock/metal journalists/connoisseurs Jon Sutherland and John Kornarens as the four discuss the tremendous 35-year-plus career of the legendary German rockers SCORPIONS. In this episode, Herman shares for the first time some ...

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IGOR CAVALERA's MIXHELL: Cologne Footage Available

Video footage of MIXHELL — the DJ/hip hop/electro project featuring former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor "Iggor" Cavalera and his wife Laima Leyton — performing on December 19, 2008 at Agenda Suicide Club in Cologne, Germany can be viewed below. Igor Cavalera left SEPULTURA in June 2006 due to "artistic differences." He has ...

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THUNDER To Split Following Final U.K. Tour

Veteran U.K. rockers THUNDER have released the following statement: "As we enter THUNDER's 20th anniversary year, we've found ourselves becoming increasingly busy with our various activities outside of the band, and we've come to the conclusion that there are simply not enough hours in the day to fit it all in. Having discussed it at ...

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HADES, TOXIK Members Featured On 'Metal Lessons Radio'

"Metal Lessons Radio", a theme-based hard rock and metal show, takes a glance at the history of the New York/New Jersey rock and metal scenes with special guests, HADES members Dan Lorenzo (guitar) and Alan Tecchio (vocals), along with TOXIK guitarist Josh Christian. "Metal Lessons Radio" airtimes are as follows: * On CMSradio.net: Sunday, February ...

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SHADOWSIDE: New Album Track Listing, Artwork Unveiled

Brazilian metallers SHADOWSIDE have unveiled the artwork for their new album, "Dare to Dream", which is scheduled for release later in the year. The cover was designed by Brazilian artist Jobert Mellow, who previously worked with the band on the American edition of SHADOWSIDE's debut album, "Theatre of Shadows" (2007). "Dare to Dream" was produced ...

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WARMACHINE: New Song Posted Online

Toronto's WARMACHINE has posted a new song, "Moving On", on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Left For Dead", which is scheduled for release later in the year. Vocalist/guitarist Joe Di Taranto says, "We're are just about finished with all the recording. I am currently finishing up ...

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IT DIES TODAY: 'Lividity' Pushed Back To March

"Lividity", the new album from Buffalo's IT DIES TODAY, has had its release date pushed back to March 3 (via Trustkill Records). Commented the band: "So everyone, you might be wondering why the record didn't come out yesterday [January 27]. We've had some serious setbacks throughout the process of trying to finish 'Lividity' and put ...

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