December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

Aboriginal Headbanging: A Special Video Report From VBS.tv

In early 2008, VBS.tv heard faint rumblings of a remote Aboriginal township with a heavy metal gang problem. According to reports, Wadeye (population 2,232) was basically run by violent, spear-wielding gangs with names like the Judas Priest Boys and Evil Warriors. Metal fans from way back, members of the VBS.tv crew dropped everything else they ...

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THE ANSWER: New Audio Interview Posted Online

StAndrewsRadio.com recently conducted an interview with Michael Waters (bass) and Paul Mahon (guitar) from the Irish hard rock band THE ANSWER. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. Also posted is a review of the group's November 27, 2009 concert in Edinburgh, Scotland, along with some exclusive pictures. ...

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Record Exec Suggests AEROSMITH Hire LENNY KRAVITZ To Sing

The Pulse of Radio reports: The current issue of Rolling Stone magazine features an in-depth look at the rift between AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler and the rest of the band, including interviews with guitarists Joe Perry and Brad Whitford, plus drummer Joey Kramer, in which they speak openly about their relationship with Tyler and their ...

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FASTER PUSSYCAT Touring Europe With ENUFF Z'NUFF

FASTER PUSSYCAT will embark on a European tour with ENUFF Z'NUFF in January/February. The dates are as follows: Jan. 18 - London, UK @ The Underworld Jan. 19 - Paris, France @ L'empreinte Jan. 21 - Rome, Italy @ Jailbreak Jan. 22 - Pinarella Di Cervia, Italy @ Rock Planet Jan. 23 - Pisa, Italy ...

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A Guitar Lesson With UFO's VINNIE MOORE

GuitarWorld.com has uploaded video footage of UFO shredder Vinnie Moore talking about his influences and showing the viewer how to play the song "Fly" from his new solo album, "To The Core", and UFO's "Too Hot to Handle". Moore also offers instruction on open-string licks, hybrid picking, Jeff Beck-style bending and vibrato, and ...

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ANTERIOR To Debut New Material At U.K. Shows

Welsh metallers ANTERIOR have announced a short run of dates in December to close the year and air some of the new songs they've been busy working on over the past few months. "After being confirmed on the Garage show with SYLOSIS, we decided to add a short string of dates in some new places ...

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SWORN ENEMY Guitarist Quits, Announces New Project

Lorenzo Antonucci (guitar, vocals) of the Queens, New York-based hardcore/metal act SWORN ENEMY has announced his departure from the band. He will focus his efforts on his new endeavor SMASHFACE, who will soon begin recording its debut effort at Rockhard Studios in Austria with acclaimed producer Daniel Castleman (DESTROY THE RUNNER, WINDS OF PLAGUE). Commented ...

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