September 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

NONPOINT Parts Ways With Guitarist

South Florida's NONPOINT has issued the following update: "NONPOINT is sorry to announce the departure of longtime friend and guitar player Andrew Goldman. Andy has decided to pursue interests outside the world of music. The entire band wish him nothing but success and happiness. NONPOINT has lined up a replacement and expect to have him ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Interviewed On Dutch Radio; Video Available

METALLICA guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield was interviewed by Eric Corton of the Dutch radio station Radio 3FM at the Pinkpop festival on May 30, 2008 in Landgraaf, The Netherlands. Watch the 23-minute chat below (latest version of Windows Media player required to view clip). A new METALLICA song, called "Cyanide", is streaming at the group's official ...

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AFTER FOREVER To Take Part In 'Games In Concert' In November

Guitarist Sander Gommans of the Dutch female-fronted metallers AFTER FOREVER — who last year announced that they were taking a break from band activities for most of 2008 while Gommans underwent medical tests after suffering a seizure — has issued the following update: "We have been asked to do a show at Games in Concert ...

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SLIPKNOT: The Making Of 'Psychosocial' Video Part 1 Available

The first clip in a three-part series on the making of SLIPKNOT's "Psychosocial" video can be viewed below. "Psychosocial" was nominated in the "Best Rock Video" category at this year's MTV Video Music Awards. The event, hosted by British comic and "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" co-star Russell Brand, will be broadcast live at 9 p.m. on ...

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ACHERON To Enter Studio Next Week

Having recently signed to Displeased Records, underground metal madmen ACHERON will head into the studio on September 13, 2008, to start recording their new album "The Final Conflict: Last Days of God". The CD will once again be recorded at Mars Recording Compound with Bill Korecky. The follow-up to 2003's "Rebirth: Metamorphosing into Godhood" will ...

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WARSHIP To Release Debut In November

WARSHIP, the new band featuring Francis Mark (vocals, drums) and Rob Lauritsen (guitar, bass) of the Long Island, New York post-hardcore act FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, will release its debut album, "Supply And Depend", on November 4 via Vagrant Records. The 10-track effort was produced by Andrew Schneider (MADE OUT OF BABIES, CAVE IN, PELICAN, ...

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TAPROOT: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Michigan-based hard rock quartet TAPROOT will release its new album "Our Long Road Home", on September 16 through Velvet Hammer, the label founded by the management company of the same name (SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DEFTONES). The follow-up to 2005's "Blue-Sky Research" will feature the following track listing: 01. The Path Less Taken 02. Hand ...

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