May 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

The Return Of LEATHER LEONE

THE SLEDGE/LEATHER PROJECT, the new band featuring former CHASTAIN singer Leather Leone, performed at the Keep It True XIV festival, which was held April 29-30, 2011 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. Leather was joined in the new band by MALIBU BARBI drummer Sandy Sledge, bassist Betsey Stephens and guitarist Brett Baugh. The setlist contained a ...

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RAMMSTEIN: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal Sanaz conducted an interview with vocalist Till Lindemann and drummer Christoph Schneider of German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN on the "black carpet" of the third annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards, which was held on April 20 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat below. RAMMSTEIN bassist Oliver "Ollie" Riedel ...

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GLENN HUGHES Up For DEEP PURPLE Mk. III Reunion

WHITESNAKE/ex-DEEP PURPLE frontman David Coverdale recently told VH1 Radio Networks' Dave Basner that he would reunite with his former DEEP PURPLE bandmates Jon Lord (keyboards), Ian Paice (drums), Ritchie Blackmore (guitar) and Glenn Hughes (bass, vocals) for the right opportunity, like a benefit concert. When VH1 Radio Networks spoke to Hughes last week, he said ...

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U.D.O.: Second Part Of Mexican/South American Video Tour Diary

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has posted the second in a series of video reports from the group's current Mexican and South American tour. You can watch the eight-minute clip below. U.D.O. will release its new album, b>"Rev-Raptor" on May 20 via AFM Records. The effort will be ...

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NIKKI SIXX Talks Addictions On 'Dr. Drew' (Video)

MÖTLEY CRÜE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx was interviewed on this past Thursday's (April 28) edition of "Dr. Drew" on HLN. A short clip from his appearance on the program can be viewed below. Sixx's new book, "This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography And Life Through The Distorted Lens Of Nikki Sixx", debuted at No. 4 ...

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METALLICA Announces Indian Dates

METALLICA's official web site has been updated with the following message: "At this stage in the game, there are very few places in the world that we have not dragged our gear and crew to, so that makes this show announcement extra special. "For the first time ever, we will be visiting India for two ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Taps DOUBLEDRIVE Drummer

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has recruited Mike Froedge (pictured below; SPEED X, DOUBLEDRIVE) as its new drummer. Will Hunt left BLACK LABEL SOCIETY in late February in order to join his EVANESCENCE bandmates in the studio for the recording sessions for the band's third album. Sitting behind the kit for BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's recent European dates ...

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MALIGNO: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"The Funeral Domine", the third album from Mexican doom rockers MALIGNO, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud player below. Released on April 29, the CD was recorded by MALIGNO at La Nave studios in Monterrey, Mexico and was mixed at 7hertz Studios in Los Angeles, California with American producer/engineer Billy Anderson (MELVINS, ...

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