May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

EPICA: First South American Tour Video Blog Available

Singer Simone Simons of Dutch female symphonic metallers EPICA has uploaded the first installment of her South American tour video blog. Watch it below. The band's South American tour kicked off on April 7 in Porto Alegre, Brazil and took EPICA to Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Uruguay. EPICA's April 10 concert at Via ...

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HEAVEN & HELL Drummer Schedules California Clinic, Meet-And-Greet

Drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) has scheduled the following appearances: May 21, 2010 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Drum Clinic Guitar Center 3428 Ming Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93309-5146 May 22, 2010 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sabian meet-and-greet Bentley's Drum Shop 1503 East Shields Avenue Fresno, CA 93704-5140 Appice ...

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MOBY Goes 'Heavy Metal' With DIAMONDSNAKE

Moby — whose solo music spans the genres of ambient, techno, punk, house and electronica — has announced the formation of a "heavy metal" band called DIAMONDSNAKE with "world-class entertainer" Dave Hill (VALLEY LODGE), Phil Costello (SATANICIDE, VALLEY LODGE) and Tomato (THE SOUND OF URCHIN). "Combining such disparate influences as rock, hard rock, metal, and ...

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EMERALD To Enter Studio This Month

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD will enter Little Creek studios in Gelterkinden (Baselland), Switzerland on May 17 with producer V.O. Pulver (POLTERGEIST, DESTRUCTION, GURD) to begin recording their fifth album, "Re-Forged", for a late fall/winter release through Pure Steel Records/Twilight. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "The Last Legion", "Witches Tower", "Secret Agenda", "The ...

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EVIL AMIDST To Enter Studio In June

South Florida death metallers EVIL AMIDST will enter Mana Recording Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 28 with producer with Erik Rutan (CANNIBAL CORPSE, MORBID ANGEL, HATE ETERNAL) to begin recording their debut album, entitled "Of Ice And Skin". The band's all-star lineup includes the following musicians: * Gus Rios (MALEVOLENT CREATION) - Drums ...

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SOULFLY: 'Rise Of The Fallen' Video Released

"Rise Of The Fallen", the new video from SOULFLY, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed during the band's March 17, 2010 live performance at the Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie, New York. Directing the clip was Dale "Rage" Resteghini, who has helmed over 550 music videos since 2003, including clips for such metal bands ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: Intimate 'Cinco De Mayo' Concert Announced

JANE'S ADDICTION will play an intimate one-off Cinco de Mayo concert at the Bardot in Hollywood, California on Wednesday, May 5. The show will mark the official live debut of the band's latest addition, former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER bassist Duff McKagan, who joins original members Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman Launches Pizzeria In Chicago

In addition to having just been announced as one of the second-stage acts on Ozzfest 2010, KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono has been keeping busy with another business venture: opening a pizzeria. Commented Iacono: "Growing up in an Italian family, you always know someone that owns a pizza joint. My father was a head chef in ...

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BUCKCHERRY: New Single Available For Free Download

Beginning today, BUCKCHERRY fans can download for free the California rockers' new "instant top-down summer anthem" "All Night Long" at the group's official web site, Buckcherry.com. BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd and guitarist Keith Nelson recently stopped by MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx's syndicated radio show "Sixx Sense" to talk about their new album ...

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