May 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

FORBIDDEN's CRAIG LOCICERO Pays Tribute To SLAYER's JEFF HANNEMAN

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area guitarist Craig Locicero (pictured below; FORBIDDEN, MANMADE GOD, SPIRALARMS) has posted the following message on his Facebook page regarding the passing of SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman: "I haven't said very much publicly about the passing of Jeff Hanneman, because I really didn't ever know him very well. The one conversation ...

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CEMETARY Mainman Returns With New Band LORDS OF SATURN

After eight years of being away from the metal scene, CEMETARY mainman Mathias Lodmalm, who now resides in Berlin, Germany, is back with his new band LORDS OF SATURN. The rest of the group's members live in Sweden. LORDS OF SATURN is: Mathias Lodmalm - Vocals, Guitar Jonas Clefström - Drums Teo Dahnberg - Bass ...

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BLACK SABBATH's '13' Reviewed By U.K.'s METAL HAMMER Magazine

Veteran British rock journalist Geoff Barton has penned a review of "13", the first BLACK SABBATH record in 35 years to feature singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler all playing together, for the new issue of Metal Hammer magazine. He writes, in part: "Gripes? No Bill Ward; replacement drummer Brad Wilk ...

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Video: MEGADETH Performs 'Kingmaker' In Brussels

Fan-filmed video footage o MEGADETH performing a new song, "Kingmaker", on May 27 at Ancienne Belgique in Brussels, Belgium can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Super Collider", which is scheduled for a June 4 release via MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine's new label, Tradecraft, distributed by Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). ...

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Former DESPAIR Guitarist Commits Suicide

Marek Greschek, former guitarist for the German technical thrash band DESPAIR, died on May 15 at the age of 45. Marek's former DESPAIR bandmate, producer/guitarist Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., LACUNA COIL, MOONSPELL, SAMAEL), has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Marek made a suicide. "I have no words. "He showed me the first chord on ...

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