December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

CHIMAIRA Announces New Guitarist, Bassist

Cleveland, Ohio-based metallers CHIMAIRA have issued the following update: "We are proud to announce the addition of Matt Szlachta [DIRGE WITHIN] and Jeremy Creamer [DAATH] to CHIMAIRA. "The plan was to build an undeniable string section and we have done just that. "Jeremy will be pounding on the bass, and Matt shredding alongside Emil [Werstler, ...

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SAXON: New Video Interview With NIGEL GLOCKLER

Art Scenics recently conducted an interview with drummer Nigel Glockler of British heavy metal legends SAXON. You can now watch the chat below. SAXON will release a new concert DVD, "Heavy Metal Thunder Live: Eagles Over Wacken", in early 2012. According to Classic Rock, it will feature performances from Germany's Wacken Open Air ...

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STAIND: End-Of-Tour Video Recap

Massachusetts rockers STAIND have posted a 10-minute end-of-tour recap video. Check it out below. STAIND recently made it official that Sal Giancarelli, the band's drum tech for the past 12 years, was taking over for original drummer Jon Wysocki. Wysocki left STAIND after 17 years of service following the completion of the band's self-titled, seventh ...

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SKEW SISKIN Announces New Bassist

German female-fronted rockers SKEW SISKIN have announced the addition of bassist Jan Le Grow to the group's ranks. SKEW SISKIN states, "Jan has the right attitude and fits in the band both musically and personally." During SKEW SISKIN's bassist search, the band re-released some of the cover songs it recorded, including MOTÖRHEAD's "Boogeyman" and THE ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's Farewell World Tour With Meyer Sound MILO (Video)

JUDAS PRIEST, one of the most renowned and influential heavy metal groups, has embarked on what the band is calling its final world tour, with abundant support from Meyer Sound equipment and supplier Major Tom Limited. JUDAS PRIEST's "Epitaph" tour has included Europe, South America, Mexico, and 35 stops in Canada and the U.S. The ...

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CHEVELLE Interviewed On 93.7 KCLB Rocks! (Audio)

On December 9, Kevin Conklin of the 93.7 KCLB Rocks! radio station (web site) conducted an interview with the alternative hard rock trio CHEVELLE. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. CHEVELLE's sixth album, "Hats Off To The Bull", sold 43,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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