April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SCALE THE SUMMIT Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Houston, Texas-based progressive instrumental act SCALE THE SUMMIT has parted ways with bassist Jordan Eberhardt and has replaced him with Mark Michell (TETRAFUSION). Commented SCALE THE SUMMIT guitarist Chris Letchford: "Jordan decided earlier in the year he no longer wanted to tour full-time, so we have decided to part ways. We have had great luck ...

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ANIMETAL USA To Release New Single, Album

The opening theme to the anime adaptation of Kenji Taira's Naruto spin-off manga Rock Lee No Seishun Full-Power Ninden is "Give Lee Give Lee Rock Lee" a collaborative track featuring ANIMETAL USA and Hironobu Kageyama. The single for the song will be released tomorrow (Wednesday, April 4). The jacket for the single features characters from ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'En Vivo!' DVD/Blu-Ray First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"En Vivo!", the new concert Blu-Ray and two-DVD set from legendary British metallers IRON MAIDEN, has registered the following first-week chart positions so far: Australia: #1 Belgium (Flanders): #4 Belgium (Wallonia): #3 Finland: #1 Netherlands: #2 Norway: #1 Sweden: #1 UK: #1 In addition to the Blu-Ray, the two-DVD is available as a limited-edition double ...

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NIGHTRAGE Taps WHITE WIZZARD Guitarist For Upcoming Shows

Christopher Jon of WHITE WIZZARD and FORTY WINTERS will fill in for NIGHTRAGE guitarist Olof Mörck on the band's upcoming Greek headlining tour as well as European dates as the support act for DEMON HUNTER. Commented NIGHTRAGE: "We are happy to have such a cool guitarist and cool guy on our shows playing with us." ...

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SLASH Filming 'You're A Lie' Video This Weekend

On Saturday, April 7, legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) will shoot a "dark" video for the song "You're A Lie" with director Anthony Leonardi III. Leonardi is also helming the first feature film produced by Slash, called "Nothing To Fear", which was recently picked up for distribution by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The ...

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