February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

BUCKCHERRY: Acoustic Version Of 'Don't Go Away' Available For Free Download

California rockers BUCKCHERRY recently took part in "Stripped", Clear Channel Music Group's exclusive in-studio performance series created for artists who thrive on performing without the typical studio and video embellishments. The three-song session included renditions of "Rescue Me", "Don't Go Away" and "Sorry". A free download of the track "Don't Go Away" is now being ...

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CLOUDSCAPE Singer Joins Forces With Ex-HAMMERFALL Members In New Project

Swedish metallers CLOUDSCAPE have issued the following update: "Mike Andersson (vocals) recently started to write songs together with Stefan Elmgren (ex-HAMMERFALL guitarist) and Magnus Rosén (ex-HAMMERFALL bassist). Mike will handle the vocals, Stefan Elmgren the guitars and Magnus Rosén the bass. More members to this band will be recruited eventually and a band name is ...

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Norway's SUSPERIA Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Candlelight Records has announced the worldwide signing of SUSPERIA. Currently finishing work on its fifth album, the band recently announced a string of early spring U.K. dates that will kick off what is expected to be a busy year for the popular Norwegian metal band. "Ten years and still the same five guys," exclaims vocalist ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Schedules Tour Dates

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy has scheduled the following dates: Mar. 05 - Mt. Tabor Legacy - Portland, OR Mar. 06 - Coyote Jacks - Roseburg, OR Mar. 07 - El Corazon - Seattle, WA Mar. 12 - Vince Neil’s Dr Feelgoods - West Palm Beach, FL Mar. 13 - Backstage Lounge - Gainesville, FL Mar. ...

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SHADOWS FALL Begins Recording New Album

Drummer Jason Bittner of Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL has issued the following update: "Drums have begun for the new SHAD album! However, it's too bad I can't even tell you what the name of it is going to be because we haven't figured that one out yet!!! "Anyhow, I moved into our old stomping grounds ...

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AC/DC Not Performing At 'WrestleMania'

AC/DC is not performing live at WrestleMania XXV, which takes place on April 5 at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Despite published reports that the band would play at the event, AC/DC's publicist confirmed to The Pulse of Radio that the group will not appear and will instead be in the midst of a European tour. ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Perform At 'Jeffrey Steele & Friends' Concert

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach will take part in Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening with Jeffrey Steele and special guests, on Thursday, March 12 at Rocketown (401 6th Ave. S) in Nashville, Tennessee. Other artists slated to perform with Steele and his band include Keith Anderson, Billy Dean and LoCash Cowboys, with ...

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TREPALIUM: Performance Video Posted Online

Video footage of the French death metal band TREPALIUM performing a new song, "Inner Hell", can be viewed below. The track comes off the group's third album, "XIII", which is scheduled for release on February 9 via Season of Mist. The label says in a press release, "a member of the Klonosphere, a group of ...

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