January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

STONE SOUR Guitarist's MOONSHOT Schedules Dates

MOONSHOT, the new band featuring STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand and Canadian female vocalist Lindsay Robins, has scheduled the following dates: Jan. 19 - Bovine Sex Club - Toronto, ONT Jan. 21 - Mercury Lounge - New York, NY Commented Josh: "We are going to really get the ball rolling in 2009 to give everyone ...

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DEF LEPPARD Drummer To Perform With Wife In Los Angeles

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen will make a special guest appearance during his wife Lauren Monroe's headlining performance on Saturday, January 10 at The Mint in Los Angeles. Longtime LEPPARD friend Ricky Warwick will kick off the show at 8:00 p.m., followed by an appearance by Mark Hayes. At 10, DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell ...

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MORIAN: 'Ashen Empire' To Arrive In The Fall

Finnish metal band MORIAN has pushed back the projected release date of its second album, "Ashen Empire", to the fall. The group states, "'Ashen Empire' is progressing somewhat slowly, but what's most important, it's progressing surely!" Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Bloodwork", "Nemesis Rising", "This Mortal Coil" and "Sacrifice". MORIAN's debut album, ...

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DELAIN: 'April Rain' Pushed Back To March

The European release date of "April Rain", the second album from DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — has been pushed back to March 27 (except in Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg where the CD will be made available on March 20). ...

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THE STOOGES Guitarist Found Dead

MLive.com reports that THE STOOGES guitarist Ronald "Ron" Asheton was found dead in his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan this morning (January 6), police said. Asheton, 60, was an original member of THE STOOGES, a garage-rock band headlined by Iggy Pop and formed in Ann Arbor in 1967. His personal assistant contacted police ...

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NATRON: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Video footage of Italian death metallers NATRON performing a new song, "Bullet of God", on December 28, 2008 at ZsaZsa Mon Amour in Palermo, Italy can be viewed below. NATRON's upcoming sixth studio album was recorded at the Golem Dungeon Studios in Bari-Capurso with Ottavio Marzo (GOLEM guitarist) as engineer and co-producer. The band is ...

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REVOLTING COCKS: 'Sex-O Olympic-O' To Be Released In March

REVOLTING COCKS (REVCO) has set a March 3 release date for its new album, "Sex-O Olympic-O". "This is the best REVCO album I've ever done," founding member Al Jourgensen (MINISTRY) commented. "As a matter of fact, I think this is the best album — including MINISTRY, PAILHEAD, LARD — anything I've ever done, period. Production-wise, ...

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ISOLE: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish doom metal band ISOLE has completed work on its new album, "Silent Ruins", at the group's own Studio Apocalypse for a late February/early March release via Napalm Records. According to a press release, "ISOLE makes use of clean vocals, slo-mo grooves, and melodies in the minor keys. Fans of CANDLEMASS, SOLITUDE AETERNUS, or early ...

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