February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

BADMOUTH's Cover Of PAT BENATAR's 'Heartbreaker'; Video Available

Swedish rockers BADMOUTH have posted the video for their new single, a cover of PAT BENATAR's 1979 smash hit "Heartbreaker". Watch the clip below. BADMOUTH's "Heartbreaker" single was released on December 5. The track was made available as a tribute to Benetar's career and her upcoming 30th anniversary. The original version of "Heartbreaker" is featured ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: Video Interview Available

SoundShock.net conducted an an interview with Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM when they played the Underworld in London, England in 2008. The chat has now been posted online and can be viewed below. Released on October 14 in the U.S. via Candlelight Records, OMNIUM GATHERUM's latest album, "The Redshift", was recorded at Sound Supreme ...

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AMORAL: 'Year Of The Suckerpunch' Single Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Year Of The Suckerpunch", the new single from Finnish metallers AMORAL, can be viewed below. In addition to the title track, which was written and composed by guitarist Ben Varon, the single — due in Finland on February 11 — will include a cover of the MISFITS song "Dig Up Her ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Kicks Off New Tour

The Pulse of Radio reports: MÖTLEY CRÜE kicks off its new North American arena tour on Monday night (February 2) in San Diego as the band continues to promote its 2008 album "Saints Of Los Angeles". The bill also includes HINDER, THEORY OF A DEADMAN, and band search contest winners THE LAST VEGAS. This is ...

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DEVILDRIVER Drummer: 'This Record Is Our Most Technical To Date'

Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER, the group fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, recently entered Edge of the Earth studios in Los Angeles to begin recording the band's as-yet untitled fourth album with producer Logan Mader (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, GOJIRA, DIVINE HERESY). Commented drummer John Boecklin: "This record is our most technical to ...

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HORSE THE BAND Signs With VAGRANT RECORDS

Southern California's metaphysical DIY badasses HORSE THE BAND have signed to Vagrant Records. The oft-misunderstood band of horses is currently writing material for their fourth full-length with plans to enter the studio in March. A mid-summer release is expected. "Finally we can breathe as humans breathe, walk as humans walk," says vocalist Nathan Winneke. "Band ...

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RESISTANCE: Knitting Factory Photos Available

Los Angeles metallers RESISTANCE made their live debut with new guitarist Burke Morris on January 31 at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles as the opening act for KEEL. The band says, "[The] show went extremely well and we tore the Knitting Factory up. If you didn't make it out, you missed a great time." ...

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