February 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

GRAVITON Signs With TRANSLATION LOSS RECORDS

Translation Loss Records has announced the signing of Los Angeles' GRAVITON. GRAVITON formed when INTRONAUT guitarist and vocalist, Sacha Dunable, approached the prog-metal duo NATIONAL SUNDAY LAW (Derek Donley and Darin Tambascio) about recording a few songs that didn't quite fit with INTRONAUT. Fueled by pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) and a shared string theory fascination, ...

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CKY To Release 'B-Sides & Rarities' In March

CKY will release "B-Sides & Rarities" on March 22 through Mighty Loud Entertainment and Universal/Fontana. The 12-song compilation features a dozen previously unreleased, rare, and long-out-of-print tracks culled from the historic past of a band that truly has done whatever they wanted for 15 years, without compromise. Commented drummer Jess Margera: "We picked a lot ...

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HELLYEAH: Drum-Cam Footage Posted Online

ANTHRAX/THE DAMNED THINGS guitarist Scott Ian has posted drum-cam footage (see below) of HELLYEAH's Vinnie Paul Abbott shot during the 2011 edition of the Jägermeister Music Tour featuring headliners BUCKCHERRY alongside HELLYEAH, ALL THAT REMAINS and THE DAMNED THINGS. Commented Ian: "Seriously, VP is the man. What an amazing feeling to sit right behind him ...

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MACHINE HEAD: 'The Burning Red' Certified Silver In The U.K.

"The Burning Red", the third album by the San Francisco Bay Area metal band MACHINE HEAD, was certified silver by the BPI (British Phonographic Industry) on February 25, 2011 for sales in excess of 60,000 copies in the United Kingdom. Released in 1999, "The Burning Red" included the singles "From This Day" and "Silver". The ...

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SEPULTURA: Fourth Studio Webisode Available

The fourth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the new SEPULTURA album can be viewed below. SEPULTURA has tapped Roy Z. (JUDAS PRIEST, HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN) to produce the group's next CD, tentatively due in May via Nuclear Blast Records. SEPULTURA debuted a brand new song from its ...

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SLASH Interviewed On Jacksonville's ROCK 104.5 (Audio)

On February 22, Jake of the Jacksonville, Florida rock radio station Rock 104.5 conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Slash is selling many of his personal possessions next month, with a sizeable portion of the proceeds going ...

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