December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

MINDCAGE Taps Producer MICHAEL WAGENER, HYDROGYN Singer For New Album

Florida progressive metallers MINDCAGE are putting the finishing touches on their new album, "Our Own Devices", with veteran rock and metal producer Michael Wagener (OZZY OSBOURNE, METALLICA, MEGADETH, MÖTLEY CRÜE, W.A.S.P., OVERKILL, ACCEPT) at his WireWorld Studios. The band is very excited to stay in Nashville the entire month of December and work with Michael ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Tenth 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The tenth episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. The 11 vignettes tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and documentarian Jamie Burton ...

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Former STORMTROOPERS OF DEATH Members Launch UNITED FORCES

Two of the four members of New York City hardcore/speed metal legends STORMTROOPERS OF DEATH have set out to forge a new path of punishment in 2013. UNITED FORCES unites S.O.D.'s bassist Danny Lilker (BRUTAL TRUTH, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, NUNFUCKRITUAL, LOCK UP, ex-ANTHRAX) and notorious frontman Billy Milano (METHOD OF DESTRUCTION), the longtime cohorts taking their ...

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CHICKENFOOT To Take 2013 Off

Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN, MONTROSE) has revealed in a new holiday video message that CHICKENFOOT will take 2013 off to focus on other projects. He said: "Joe's [Satriani, CHICKENFOOT guitarist] doing his thing and Chad's [Smith, CHICKENFOOT drummer] just coming off a [RED HOT] CHILI PEPPERS tour and he's not gonna wanna go into ...

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