April 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

BRET MICHAELS' Dad Says Rocker Is 'Good But a Little Slow'

"Extra" spoke with Bret Michaels' father, Wally Sychak, at his home in Pennsylvania, who said the ailing POISON frontman is improving. "Well, the fact that he was talking to me, and giving me information, I thought that was great. I understood that this was a terrible ordeal that he was going through. We're not getting ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist: South American Tour 'Was A Success'

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson has issued the following update: "All things considered, I'd say [GUNS N' ROSES'] South America[n tour] was a success! I have a few new scars, one less bass, one less favorite coat (damn thieving baggage handlers!), a few less brain cells, and a new appreciation for Cipro. "I have ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Roy of Mellodic Carnage recently conducted an interview with guitarist Juha Raivio of Finnish doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. SWALLOW THE SUN will perform in Tel Aviv, Israel for the first time on Thursday, June 3 at Barby Club. Support at the show ...

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AS I LAY DYING: More Studio Footage Posted Online

The fifth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "The Powerless Rise" — the new album from San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING — can be viewed below. Fans have options for "The Powerless Rise" as a variety of special pre-order packages are now available, including "The Powerless ...

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SICK OF IT ALL: 'Death Or Jail' Video Released

"Death Or Jail", the new video from New York City hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in Boston, Massachusetts with renowned directors Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci. The song comes off the band's new album, "Based On A True Story", which entered the German Media Control chart ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Perform At QUEBEC'S SUMMER FESTIVAL

British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN will perform at this year's Quebec's Summer Festival (Festival d’été de Québec) in Québec City, Québec, Canada. This is the 43rd year for the festival, which began in 1968 by showcasing local artists, and has since evolved into an annual major attraction featuring the cream of international talent across ...

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SLASH: New Solo Album To Receive Vinyl Release

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", will be released as a double-vinyl edition on May 4 via Phantasm Imports. For more information, visit Amazon.com. "Slash" registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #1 Canada: #1 Finland: #2 Switzerland: #3 USA: #3 Norway: #4 Denmark: #6 Poland: #11 ...

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