January 2018 - Blabbermouth Archive

JUDAS PRIEST Teases 'Lightning Strike' Video

A teaser for the "Lightning Strike" video from JUDAS PRIEST is available below. The full clip will be released tomorrow (Friday, January 5). "Lightning Strike" is taken from JUDAS PRIEST's new album, "Firepower", which will be released in March. The British heavy metal legends spent much of 2017 in the studio recording the follow-up to ...

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Watch RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Perform In Bucharest

"Dio Returns: The World Tour" — featuring Ronnie James Dio reuniting via hologram with his DIO bandmates — played its seventh show on December 17 at Arenele Romane in Bucharest, Romania. The Ronnie hologram performed throughout the show, treating fans to an alternating setlist that featured songs such as "Rainbow In The Dark", "King Of ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Says Heavy Metal Singers Can 'Learn An Awful Lot' From Screaming Babies

During a recent appearance on the "BBC Breakfast" British morning television news program, IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson spoke about how heavy metal vocalists and babies instinctively protect their voices when making loud noises. "There's a chapter [in my autobiography] about vocal technique and about how it all works, the voice works and things — ...

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DRAGONFORCE Bassist: How 'Reaching Into Infinity' Ended Up Being Band's Most 'Diverse' Album To Date

Jonny Goldsmith conducted an interview with DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq before the band's October 5 concert at Riverside in Newcastle, England. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about what makes DRAGONFORCE's latest album, 2017's "Reaching Into Infinity", the band's most diverse effort to date, Leclercq said: "I ended ...

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LARS ULRICH Explains METALLICA's Massive Commercial Success

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich last year took part in the popular "Not My Job" segment as part of NPR's Peabody Award-winning show "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" The question-and-answer session, which was taped last August in San Francisco, can be streamed below. Asked what it was about METALLICA and its sound that helped it become ...

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