February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

PAPA ROACH Taps CHRISTOPHER SIMS For 'Lifeline' Video

PAPA ROACH has tapped Christopher Sims — who has previously worked with STAIND, LAMB OF GOD, AS I LAY DYING, BLEEDING THROUGH, NORMA JEAN and THROWDOWN — to direct the video for the band's new single, "Lifeline". PAPA ROACH's new album, "Metamorphosis", is scheduled for release on March 24. The new record follows a tough ...

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TRIVIUM: 'Throes Of Perdition' Director's Cut Video Posted Online

The "director's cut" version of the video for the unedited song "Throes Of Perdition" from Florida metallers TRIVIUM can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's latest album, "Shogun", which has sold 66,000 copies in the United States since its late September release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD follows up "The Crusade", ...

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BLACK WATER RISING To Release Self-Titled Debut In April

BLACK WATER RISING, the New York-based band featuring former members of STEREOMUD, BOILER ROOM and DUST TO DUST, will release its self-titled debut album on April 7. "Black Water Rising" is a collection of soul-baring, angst-ridden, riff-heavy material that is proudly anchored in the foundations of traditional hard rock songwriting. Its giant, guitar-driven monster riffs ...

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DORO PESCH To Guest On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show

German metal queen Doro Pesch will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guest this Friday, February 6, 2009 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio program, dubbed "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the broadcast live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time at BBC.co.uk. "Herzblut", ...

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THE CRAMPS Singer LUX INTERIOR Dead At 62

Lux Interior, lead singer of THE CRAMPS, passed away this morning at 4:30 a.m. PST due to an existing heart condition at Glendale Memorial Hospital in Glendale, California. He was 62 years old. Lux has been an inspiration and influence to millions of artists and fans around the world. He and wife Poison Ivy's contributions ...

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KRUX Contemplating New DVD Release

KRUX — the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, ex-ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnvind, guitarist Jörgen Sandstrom (also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED/GRAVE) and OPETH/ex-ARCH ENEMY guitarist Fredrik Åkesson — played two shows with its latest addition, keyboardist Pär Wiberg from OPETH, in Stockholm at Harry B James on January ...

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BRUCE KULICK Confirmed For Indianapolis KISS Expo

The 2009 Indianapolis KISS Expo will be held on Sunday, March 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on 6990 East 21st Street. Fomer KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick will be the special guest and will take part in a question-and-answer session at the event. He will ...

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STRYPER: 'Murder By Pride' Artwork Contest Winner Announced

Reactivated Christian hard rockers STRYPER have revealed the winner in their "Murder By Pride" artwork contest — Gilvan Rangel of Campina Grande, Brazil. The winning artwork, which will be used for the group's new CD, can be viewed below. The band says, "Hundreds of submissions were received and carefully reviewed. We were amazed and thrilled ...

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