January 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

GAMA BOMB Interviewed At U.K.'s HELLFIRE II Festival

Peter Bailey of the Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom-based "Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with Irish thrashers GAMA BOMB at the Hellfire II festival, which was held November 6-8, 2009 at the NEC in Birmingham, England. Watch the chat below. GAMA BOMB's latest album, "Tales From The Grave In Space", was released in its entirety ...

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MERKABAH: New Concert Footage Posted Online

Professionally filmed video footage of MERKABAH's November 19, 2009 concert at l'Impérial de Québec in Quebec City, Canada as the support act for LACUNA COIL can be viewed below. MERKABAH is currently working on new material and preparing to support HAMMERFALL at l'Impérial de Québec on March 11. MERKABAH's second album, "The Realm Of All ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN: European Tour, DVD Shoot Postponed

Due to logistical and technical problems that could not be resolved in time, the spring 2010 JON OLIVA'S PAIN "Festival" live DVD tour will be postponed until October 2010. Although the date of the actual filming will change, the DVD concert will still be captured at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland. JON OLIVA'S PAIN's ...

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BLOODGOOD Inducted Into CHRISTIAN MUSIC HALL OF FAME

Christian hard rockers BLOODGOOD are among eight artists who have been inducted into the 2010 Christian Music Hall Of Fame. "We believe these artists are most deserving to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to not only Christian music, but for their ministries as well," states Andy Woolard, Director Of Operations for the Christian Music ...

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RAM To Support U.D.O. In Sweden

RAM, the traditional Gothenburg, Sweden-based heavy metal band featuring Morgan Pettersson (ex-B-THONG), will support U.D.O. on the following dates: Jan. 29 - Gävle, SWE @ Maxim Jan. 30 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Trädgår'n Also appearing on the bill is TORCH. RAM last year announced the addition of bassist Christian Strömblad (NOMINON, ex-IMMERSED IN BLOOD) to ...

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GLENN HUGHES Working With 'Most Amazing' New Band

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) is currently involved in a brand new band which he calls "a mindblower." The group is currently in a California studio writing and recording material for its debut album. Writing on his Twitter page, Hughes states, "It is gonna rock… and you're gonna get it! The new ...

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VOTUM To Release 'Metafiction' In March

Polish progressive rock/metal band VOTUM will release its sophomore album, "Metafiction", in March via Mystic Production. The follow-up to "Time Must Have A Stop" (ProgRock) is once again a concept effort, consisting of seven dark/atmospheric/progressive compositions. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered between July and October at Izabelin Studio in Warsaw, where most chart-topping ...

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AIRBOURNE: More 'No Guts. No Glory.' Details Revealed

There's something about the kind of potent rock and roll fury that AIRBOURNE cranks out, all cylinders firing, that makes you want to chug a beer straight down your throat and punch the air as though it'd touched your wife inappropriately. It sounds crude, we admit. But that's the thing about these Aussie pub rock ...

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