December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

MAX CAVALERA Going For A More 'In-Your-Face, Aggressive' Approach With CAVALERA CONSPIRACY

Brian Fischer-Giffin of Australia's Loud magazine recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, ex-SEPULTURA). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's musical approach: Max: "With CAVALERA we try to create, sonic-wise, maybe the best time of me and Igor [Cavalera; former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA ...

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It's Official: VAN HALEN To Hit The Road

VAN HALEN has released a video trailer confirming that it will tour later in the year, with the first tickets scheduled to go on sale on January 10. The two-minute clip (see below) — which was shot on November 14 at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California — apparently features visuals of the VAN ...

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DEFENDER: New Song Available For Streaming

"Don't Fall Away", a brand new song from DEFENDER, the Los Angeles-based hard rock band led by guitarist Bill Hudson (CELLADOR, CIRCLE II CIRCLE, POWER QUEST), can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. According to Hudson, DEFENDER's long-awaited debut album will surface before mid-2012 and will include a brand new singer following the group's ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Buys Toys For Less Fortunate Kids (Video)

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE auctioned off the shirt the band's lead singer, Mitch Lucker, wore in their video for the song "You Only Live Once" and spent all of the money buying toys for less fortunate kids. Mitch said, "We assumed [the shirt] was gonna go for like 20 or 30 bucks, but it ...

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ANOTHER ANIMAL: Performance Footage From 'ShipRocked 2011' Cruise

Video footage of ANOTHER ANIMAL — the side project started by GODSMACK members Tony Rombola on guitar, Robbie Merrill on bass and Shannon Larkin on drums — performing on the ShipRocked 2011 "music and lifestyle cruise" last month can be seen below. ShipRocked 2011 set sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 14 to the ...

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U.D.O.: Quality Footage Of Memmingen Concert

Quality video footage of U.D.O.'s December 10 concert in Memmingen, Germany can be seen below. U.D.O.'s November 16 perormance at Hristo Botev Hall in Sofia, Bulgaria was professionally filmed for the band's next official live DVD, due in 2012. Commented the group: "The audience was absolutely fantastic and forced us to play for nearly 2 ...

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