February 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

DAVE GROHL Named 2015 'Record Store Day Ambassador'

Record Store Day has announced the appointment of FOO FIGHTERS mainman and former NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl as the Record Store Day Ambassador 2015. He follows in the footsteps of past titleholders Jack White, Chuck D, Iggy Pop, and Ozzy Osbourne. Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store ...

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IMPELLITTERI To Release 'Venom' Album In April

Frontiers Music Srl will release the brand new IMPELLITTERI studio album, titled "Venom", on April 17 in Europe and April 21 in North America. "Venom" is described in a press release as "a record filled with addictive and memorable riffs, guitar solos that feature Chris Impellitteri's blistering shredding technique coupled with strong melody and taste. ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Says MEGADETH's Next Album Is 'Pretty Much Written', Comments On Possible Reunion With MENZA, FRIEDMAN

The Ultimate Guitar team of Jamie Gonzales and Carlos Antunez conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson at last month's NAMM show in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below (video filmed and edited by Erick Bravo and Ivan Heredia). Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for MEGADETH's follow-up to ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY To Embark On 'Unblackened' Tour In April

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, fronted by guitar icon Zakk Wylde, will embark on the "Unblackened" tour in April. Originally performed as a one-night-only concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles for a live CD/DVD release two years ago, the show will now make its way across the U.S. The performance will feature intimate versions of some ...

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