September 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

QUEEN Drummer Says Tribute Project Protects Band Legacy

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Roger Taylor says that the bottom line for him and Brian May launching the talent search for their Queen Extravaganza production is quality control. The pair is prepping a self-produced tribute act to tour next year "playing QUEEN's music combined with unseen footage and a production spectacle" which is ...

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SLIPKNOT: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire ROCK IN RIO Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of SLIPKNOT's September 25, 2011 performance at the Rock In Rio festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. (sic) 02. Eyeless 03. Wait and Bleed 04. The Blister Exists 05. Liberate 06. Before I Forget 07. Pulse Of The Maggots 08. ...

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D.R.I. Drummer Hospitalized, Forced To Sit Out Shows

Drummer Rob Rampy of hardcore/metal crossover pioneers D.R.I. (DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES) was sent to the hospital right before the group's Portland, Oregon show on Friday, September 23. Instead of cancelling the concert, the other members of D.R.I. used several local drummers (from such acts as MDC, SPELLCASTER, EXCRUCIATOR, DETHPROOF) and jammed on cover tunes. New ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire ROCK IN RIO Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA's September 25, 2011 performance at the Rock In Rio festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom the Bell Tolls 03. Fuel 04. Ride the Lightning 05. Fade to Black 06. Cyanide 07. All Nightmare ...

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ATHEIST Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Keyboardist Launches COUNTERPOINT CUSTOM SCORING

Keyboardist Martin Brndstrm of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY has partnered with studio colleague Joacim Starander to launch a new company, Counterpoint Custom Scoring, for composing custom-scored music. The company's mission is to deliver high-quality music, targeting the entertainment industry and large-scale commercial presentations. At this location you can hear some of ...

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