July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

REBELLION To Release New EP In October

REBELLION, the German band that features in its ranks former GRAVE DIGGER members Uwe Lulis (guitar) and Tomi Göttlich (bass), will release an as-yet-untitled EP on October 24 via Massacre Records. The group's new full-length album (the third part of the "History of the Vikings" saga) will arrive on January 9, 2009. REBELLION's last album, ...

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DROWNING POOL: We're Not A Political Band

Shelly Harris of KNAC.COM recently conducted an interview with DROWNING POOL. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow. KNAC.COM: Which leads me to ask: Do you consider yourselves to be a “political” band? Ryan McCombs (vocals): Nope! Stevie Benton (bass): Hell, no! (laughs) KNAC.COM: Well, it's interesting, because it was noted in ...

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10 YEARS Drummer Talks About Making Of 'Division'

ARTISTdirect editor Rick Florino recently conducted an interview with 10 YEARS drummer Brian Vodinh. An excerpt from the chat follow. ARTISTdirect: "Division" feels like a step up from "The Autumn Effect" [the band's 2005 breakthrough debut], but it still maintains the signature elements of your sound. Brian: That was the main thing we ...

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In The Studio With BLACK STONE CHERRY: Video Interview Available

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, who currently works for Peavey Electronics (manufacturer of musical equipment, gear and accessories) as an artist relations representative, conducted an interview with Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY in Nashville, Tennessee during the making of BLACK STONE CHERRY's soon-to-be-released sophomore album. Watch the 14-minute PVTV report in two parts below. BLACK ...

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MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER: New Video Interview Available

Jelynn of Altitude conducted an interview with the Birmingham, Alabama hard rock band MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER backstage at this summer's Warped Tour. Check out the "raw and uncut" chat below. The second music video from MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER's critically acclaimed sophomore album "Maylene and the Sons of Disaster: II", ...

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NIGHTWISH Schedules Russian Concert

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will return to Russian soil to play a one-off show at the Palace Of Sport in Luzhniki, Moscow on October 11, 2008. Support at the gig will come from PAIN. Video footage of NIGHTWISH's June 26, 2008 concert at the Kaisaniemi venue in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below. NIGHTWISH was ...

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