February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

BURNT BY THE SUN Begins Recording New Album

New Jersey-based hardcore/metal act BURNT BY THE SUN has entered Trax East studios in New Jersey to begin recording its long-awaited third full-length album, "Heart Of Darkness". The follow-up to 2003's "The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good" is being produced by Eric Rachel, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, THE RED CHORD, THE ...

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AC/DC Named 'Major Tour Of The Year' By POLLSTAR

According to TicketNews, AC/DC was voted "Major Tour of the Year" at the 20th annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards that were presented on January 30 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Pollstar's annual awards honor acts, promoters, agents, managers, venues and production companies, who are voted on by their peers; ...

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RUDY SARZO Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Robert Williams of Metal-Rules.com conducted an interview with legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DIO, ex-OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT) at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the 10-minute chat below. Revolver magazine recently conducted an ...

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NAPALM DEATH: 'Time Waits For No Slave' Lands On German Chart

"Time Waits For No Slave", the new album from British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 95. "Time Waits For No Slave" will be released in the U.S. on February 10 via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded with producer Russ Russell. Drums were tracked at ...

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STEVE VAI, NICKO MCBRAIN To Perform At LONDON GUITAR SHOW

The organizers of the London Guitar Show (which is part of the London International Music Show 09) have announced that Steve Vai will be bringing his Alien Guitar Secrets master class to this year's event, which will be held June 11-14, 2009 at ExCel in London, England. This will be Steve Vai's only U.K. master ...

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