January 2018 - Blabbermouth Archive

BENEDICTION Working On First Album In 10 Years

Long-running Birmingham, U.K.-based extreme metallers BENEDICTION are in the process of writing their first album in 10 years. After getting together a few months ago, guitarists and original members Darren Brookes and Peter Rewinsky have been compiling ideas for a new release. Both agree that it's the best stuff they have written for a really ...

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SODOM Guitarist And Drummer Were Fired Via WhatsApp

Guitarist Bernd "Bernemann" Kost and drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald have released a joint statement regarding their departure from legendary German thrashers SODOM. SODOM bassist/vocalist and sole remaining original member Thomas "Angelripper" Such announced on Friday (January 5) that he made the decision to part ways with Kost and Freiwald because he wanted to "start all ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Guitarist Explains Opening Online Music School

According to The Pulse Of Radio, AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Synyster Gates told Metal Hammer magazine in a new interview why he decided to launch an online guitar school with his father, noted musician and acclaimed session guitarist Brian Haner Sr. Gates explained: "I wanted to set something up that I felt could help kids like ...

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