April 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SATYRICON: Third SATYR Video Guitar Lesson Posted Online

While Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON were in Melbourne as part of their Australian tour, the Australian branch of Roadrunner Records filmed a series of five guitar lessons with vocalist/main composer Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven. In each clip, Satyr explains a little bit about the riffs and then shows you how he plays them. If you ever ...

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Learn To Play Like METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT

Lick Library has released a comprehensive teaching series of guitar tuition DVDs focusing on METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett's playing: Introducing the two-part "Learn To Play Metallica" double DVD sets, coming in at a weighty combined six hours of in-depth tuition. From the juggernaut "Enter the Sandman" to the ultra-fast and technically demanding "Battery", Lick Library ...

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WITHERING SOUL Cancels Show Due To Injury

Chicago-based paranormal black metal band WITHERING SOUL has canceled its previously announced May 2 concert in Mount Prospect, Illinois due to an injury suffered by the group's drummer Marek. According to the band, "Marek's injuries are only minor and he will return to his drum kit shortly." WITHERING SOUL adds: "This is the first show ...

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HEAVEN SHALL BURN Guitarist Launches ERODE

Guitarist Alexander Dietz of Germany's death metal and hardcore fusionists HEAVEN SHALL BURN has launched a solo project called ERODE. He says, "I had the idea for ERODE a long time ago. I always wanted to create atmospheres and soundscapes that are far away from guitars and the 'real' sound I normally go for. ERODE ...

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Former SORTILEGE Singer Performs At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of ZOUILLE & FRIENDS, the project featuring former SORTILEGE singer Christian "Zouille" Augustin, performing the SORTILEGE classic "Sortilege" at the Keep It True XII festival, which was held April 24-25, 2009 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany can be viewed below. ZOUILLE & FRIENDS is: Christian "Zouille" Augustin (ex-SORTILEGE) - Lead Vocals Renaud ...

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DEAD HEAD: '20 Years Alive' Anniversary Video Posted Online

Veteran Dutch thrashers DEAD HEAD have posted the 13-minute "20 Years Alive" video which was originally shown at the band's 20th-anniversary gig in Zwolle. Watch it below. DEAD HEAD's latest full-length CD, "Depression Tank", was released in February via Displeased Records. The CD was recorded at Hooiland Studios in Zwolle, Holland and was mixed and ...

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