August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

JUDAS PRIEST's IAN HILL Interviewed On 'Metal7080' Radio Show

Carl Forgues, host of the Canadian syndicated radio show "Metal7080", conducted an interview with bassist Ian Hill of British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST on July 31, 2009. The 13-minute chat is now available for streaming below. JUDAS PRIEST's "A Touch of Evil: Live" live album sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage From Oslo Available

Official Metallica.com footage from METALLICA's July 30, 2009 concert in Oslo, Norway — including clips of pre-show meet-and-greet, tuning-room jam and the actual performance — can be viewed below. As previously reported, ex-METALLICA guitarist Dave Mustaine claims in a new interview with Rolling Stone that the band wanted to fire co-founder and drummer Lars Ulrich ...

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How Millions Of AC/DC Fans Sparked A Global Cultural Institution

The 27th installment of the "Shockwaves Skull Sessions" podcast features a discussion between host Bob Nalbandian, regular contributor Ed Rivadavia and "Beyond Thunder" filmmakers Kurt Squiers and Gregg Ferguson. "Beyond Thunder" is a documentary attempting to answer the question of how millions of AC/DC fans sparked a global cultural institution. Listen to the podcast below. ...

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FIREWIND's GUS G. To Perform With OZZY OSBOURNE At BLIZZCON?

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has received word from a couple of different sources that 28-year-old Greek guitarist Gus G. (FIREWIND) has been tapped to play with OZZY OSBOURNE at the upcoming BlizzCon convention in Anaheim, California. It should be noted, however, that this information has not yet been corroborated by anyone in the Osbourne camp and should ...

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ARKAEA Films 'Gone Tomorrow' Video

ARKAEA — the new band featuring FEAR FACTORY members Christian Olde Wolbers (guitar) and Raymond Herrera (drums) — recently filmed a video for the song "Gone Tomorrow" with Dale "Rage" Resteghini (HATEBREED, TRIVIUM, MUDVAYNE) and Dan Dobi (BLEEDING THROUGH, CANNIBAL CORPSE, WARBRINGER) at the helm. The clip is expected to make its online debut soon. ...

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MASTODON, DETHKLOK To Team Up For North American Tour

Atlanta's hard rock icons MASTODON will team up with the lifesize version of DETHKLOK, the animated band from Adult Swim's "Metalocalypse", for a co-headlining tour in October/November. Also scheduled to appear are CONVERGE and HIGH ON FIRE. The 34-city trek will kick off October 2 and will scorch the nation coast to coast. Ticket pre-sale ...

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