April 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLASH On The Making Of His New Solo Album

FasterLouder.com.au recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. FasterLouder.com.au: You've named this album after yourself, but there's more collaborators on it than any other Slash album. Slash: Well, OK. I did that because it's my record. I made ...

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Original WILD DOGS Members Reunite

The original founding members of early '80s metal band WILD DOGS have reunited and are planning on making several festival appearances as well as writing new material. The band's first show will take place at the King Kat Theatre in Seattle, Washington on July 24, alongside CULPRIT. Dates in the Northwest U.S. with RAVEN are ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL RECORDS Uncovering Lost Gems

Beginning later in 2010, Heaven and Hell Records will launch a new series called "Lost Relics." Focusing on uncovering rare hard rock and heavy metal bands from the past, this series is by collectors for collectors. Over the past 20 years, a large demand has continued to grow for obscure hard rock and heavy metal ...

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COPROLITH Signs With VIOLENT JOURNEY RECORDS

Finnish death/black metallers COPROLITH have inked a deal with Violent Journey Records. The band's full-length debut, "Cold Grief Relief", will be released in the summer. According to a press release, the CD will contain "10 blasting and bone-crushing hymns of death, hate and grief." COPROLITH was formed in 2002 and has released seveeral demos and ...

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ARTILLERY To Enter Studio In November

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will enter Medley Studios in Copenhagen on November 29 with producer Søren Andersen (guitar player in Oliver Weers' solo band) to begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album for a mid-2011 release via Metal Mind Productions. Commented guitarist Michael Stützer: "ARTILLERY is very excited to start working on the follow-up to ...

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GRAVE: 'Burial Ground' Artwork Unveiled

Swedish death metal legends GRAVE will release their new album, "Burial Ground", on June 14 via Regain Records. "Burial Ground" track listing: 01. Liberation 02. Semblance In Black 03. Dismembered Mind 04. Ridden With Belief 05. Conquerer 06. Outcast 07. Sexual Mutilation 08. Bloodtrail 09. Burial Ground The album's cover artwork, which was created by ...

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HALFORD Confirmed For Montreal's HEAVY MTL Festival

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford has confirmed that his solo band, HALFORD, will perform at this year's edition of the Heavy MTL festival on July 24, 2010 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. “I am excited to re-introduce the HALFORD band — Mike Chlasciak and Roy Z. on guitars, Mike Davis on bass and ...

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SEVENDUST: New Video Interview With LAJON WITHERSPOON Posted Online

GetInMagazine.com's Lisa Kart conducted an interview with SEVENDUST frontman Lajon Witherspoon when the band played this year's 98 Rockfest on April 24 at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. Watch the chat below. According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, SEVENDUST's new album, "Cold Day ...

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