April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

BRET MICHAELS To Launch 'Music For Your Soul' Column

"The Celebrity Apprentice" winner and POISON singer Bret Michaels is a rock star, philanthropist, entrepreneur and TV star. For every one of those sides of Bret, there is a story as to how he got there and where he is going. How he has pushed the boundaries, fought his diabetes and succeeded in so many ...

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GREAT WHITE Members Are 'Shocked And Saddened' By JACK RUSSELL's Trademark Lawsuit

GREAT WHITE lead guitarist Mark Kendall, drummer Audie Desbrow, guitarist/keyboardist/backing vocalist Michael Lardie have retained the Pasadena, California intellectual property law firm of Karish & Bjorgum, PC to represent them in the recent trademark lawsuit filed by the band's estranged lead singer, Jack Russell. Kendall, Lardie and Desbrow "were shocked and saddened that their former ...

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SLASH Remembers JIM MARSHALL

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) has released the following statement regarding the passing of Jim Marshall, the creator of the Marshall amplifier: "I consider myself very fortunate to have known the late Jim Marshall. He was such a fantastic individual. "Not only did he create the loudest, most effective, brilliant-sounding rock and ...

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NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS: Behind-The-Scenes Look At U.S. Office (Video)

As part of their label showcase series, Scion A/V is offering a behind-the-scenes view of the inner-workings of the U.S. branch of the independent heavy metal record label Nuclear Blast. These videos were shot on location at Nuclear Blast's North American office in Hawthorne, California. Topics include new signings, the challenges and rewards of operating ...

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TERROR: 'No Regrets, No Shame' CD/DVD Detailed

Due on April 24 via Bridge Nine Records, "No Regrets, No Shame: The Bridge Nine Days" release captures modern hardcore band TERROR in their beginning stages with never-before-seen interviews and performances from one of their most popular albums, "Lowest Of The Low". Filmed in January 2003 at the Showcase Theater in Corona, California by then-new ...

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ARSIS Announces New Drummer

Virginia-based melodic death metallers ARSIS have recruited Shawn Priest as the full-time replacement for recently departed drummer Mike VanDyne. Priest, who has toured with ARSIS in the past, will be behind the kit for the band's upcoming fifth studio album. Commented Priest, "After several major tours with ARSIS since 2008, I am more than happy ...

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New BUCKCHERRY Song To Appear On 'Avengers' Soundtrack

"Wherever I Go", a new song from California rockers BUCKCHERRY will appear on the upcoming soundtrack to this year's highly anticipated movie, "Marvel's The Avengers". "Wherever I Go" is included on "Avengers Assemble", a 14-track compilation of music from and inspired by the film. "Avengers Assemble" will be released on May 1. Says the band: ...

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