December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

STRYPER To Be Joined By TODD LA TORRE, JEFF SCOTT SOTO At Anaheim Concert

Christian hard rockers STRYPER will be joined by several guest musicians during their January 26 concert at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, California. Todd La Torre (QUEENSRĊ¸CHE, CRIMSON GLORY) will sing the IRON MAIDEN classic "The Trooper" and STRYPER's "Surrender". Legendary hard rock vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS To Enter Studio Next Week

BLACK STAR RIDERS, the new band formed by THIN LIZZY alumni Ricky Warwick (vocals), Scott Gorham (guitar), Damon Johnson (guitar), Marco Mendoza (bass) with new addition Jimmy DeGrasso (ALICE COOPER, MEGADETH, DAVID LEE ROTH, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) on drums, will enter a Los Angeles studio next week with producer Kevin Shirley (LED ZEPPELIN, IRON MAIDEN, AEROSMITH, ...

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PICTURE ME BROKEN: New Audio Interview With BROOKLYN LAYLA ALLMAN

The Age Of Metal recently conducted an interview with vocalist Brooklyn Layla Allman of Redwood City, California's PICTURE ME BROKEN. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. PICTURE ME BROKEN released a new EP, "Mannequins", on December 18 via Standby Records. The CD was produced and recorded by David Bendeth ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: New Audio Interview Posted Online

The Age Of Metal recently conducted an interview with San Diego-based deathgrind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION. You can listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. CATTLE DECAPITATION's latest album, "Monolith Of Inhumanity", sold around 2,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 6 on ...

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TERRA STIGMA Recording New Material With DISTURBED Bassist

Long Beach, New York-based hard rock band TERRA STIGMA will enter the studio in January with producer John Moyer (bassist for DISTURBED and ADRENALINE MOB) to record new material. "We are thrilled to have a chance to work with such an accomplished music industry veteran on this record," said TERRA STIGMA bassist and songwriter Shawn ...

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DOWN/CROWBAR's KIRK WINDSTEIN Gets Engaged

Congratulations are in order for DOWN guitarist and CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein who just got engaged to his girlfriend of two months, Robin Dubroc. Windstein ended his previous relationship to a woman named Kate in early October and became romantically involved with Dubroc on October 18, according to Kirk's personal Facebook timeline. He wrote on ...

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MUSTAINE Inspired By 'Jesus And CLINT EASTWOOD' While Laying Down Vocals For New MEGADETH Album

MEGADETH recently resumed work on its fourteenth studio album with producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis), who has previously worked with DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD and STAIND. The CD is currently being recorded at MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California for an early 2013 release via an as-yet-undisclosed label ...

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