December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

HUSH MAGAZINE's TOMMY BOLIN 15th-Anniversary Issue Available

Spain's Hush Magazine has published its 15th anniversary special Tommy Bolin issue (see cover image below). To many, Tommy Bolin was the legitimate heir to Jimi Hendrix's rock guitar throne. Stints with the JAMES GANG and DEEP PURPLE — as well as solo albums and a groundbreaking release with jazz-rocker Billy Cobham — certainly proved ...

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GENITORTURERS Frontwoman Interviewed In Montreal

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with frontwoman Gen of Florida-based "shock-rockers" GENITORTURERS — who feature in their ranks MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass — prior to the band's November 11, 2009 performance in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the chat below. GENITORTURERS will release their new album, "Blackheart Revolution", in Europe ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Talks 'Ironbound'

On December 1, Sheila Doki of the metal webzine Metalholic.com conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Metalholic: OVERKILL is going to be coming out with their new record, "Ironbound", in February and it has been labeled as ...

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AGRYPNIE To Release '16[485]' This Month

German industrial black metal band AGRYPNIE will release its third full-length album, "16[485]", on December 18. The follow-up to 2008's "Exit" will be available in a limited digipack release in a DVD case and a normal CD version. The 10-track CD, mainly composed and texted by ex-NOCTE OBDUCTA singer Torsten, der Unhold, who is currently ...

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MARDUK Mainman Interviewed In Montreal

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with guitarist and primary songwriter Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson of Swedish black metallers MARDUK after the band's November 21, 2009 performance in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the chat below. "Wormwood", the eleventh album from MARDUK, sold around 650 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according ...

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THE RED CHORD Guitar-Lesson Videos Available

Music lesson web site PlayThisRiff.com is now featuring lesson videos with guitarist Mike "Gunface" McKenzie of THE RED CHORD. At PlayThisRiff.com you will find the following lesson videos by THE RED CHORD: * "Demoralizer (Part 1)" * "Demoralizer (Part 2)" * "Sleepless Nights In The Compound (Part 1)" * "Sleepless Nights In The ...

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ORDER FROM CHAOS: More Reunion Details Revealed

One of the Midwest's most legendary extremists, ORDER FROM CHAOS will reunite for six nights of hellish brutality beginning on January 2, 2010 at The Riot Room in Kansas City, Missouri. Joining ORDER FROM CHAOS will be ARES KINGDOM, CHRISTHATE (featuring members UNMERCIFUL), EZRA and MEATSHANK. Tickets are available through Ticketweb.com. ORDER FROM CHAOS, a ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: Footage From Singapore Workshop Posted Online

Guitarist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) took part in a workshop on November 20, 2009 at Swee Lee in Singapore. Video footage from the event can be viewed below. As a loyal user of Gibson guitar, Wylde has just finished promoting to music fans in Asia-Pacific (including Japan, China, Singapore, and Australia) Gibson's ...

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