January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

HELIX Confirmed For SOUTH TEXAS ROCK FEST

Canadian hard rock band HELIX has been confirmed for this year's South Texas Rock Fest, set to take place May 22-24 in downtown San Antonio, Texas at Hemisfair Park. Also scheduled to appear are QUEENSRŸCHE, SEVEN MARY THREE, DAYS OF THE NEW and SPONGE. Ticket prices are as follows: * One-day advance ticket for Friday ...

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ALLHELLUJA: New Song Posted Online

ALLHELLUJA, the Italian project featuring Stefano Longhi from Scarlet Records, has posted a new song, "Face To Face With The Devil", on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Breath Your Soul", which is scheduled for release in March via Scarlet. The CD marks the recording debut of ...

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SNOT: New Video Interview With TOMMY VEXT Available

Vocalist Tommy "Vext" Cummings of the reunited lineup of the legendary Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT was interviewed on January 21, 2009 at the Roxy in West Hollywood, California. Watch the three-minute chat below. SNOT is tentatively planning to enter the studio in late March or early April to begin recording its sophomore album ...

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BLINDSIDE To Play Free Hometown Show

Stockholm, Sweden's BLINDSIDE will play a free hometown show on February 5 at Hotellbaren at Medborgarplatsen. The band says, "We're going to try out some new songs." BLINDSIDE's "The Black Rose" EP was released in 2007. It features five new songs and three live recordings of tracks from the band's previous album, "The Great Depression". ...

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KERRY KING's 'War Ensemble' At NAMM; Video Available

Video footage of Kerry King of Los Angeles thrashers SLAYER playing the song "War Ensemble" at the Marshall booth at this year's NAMM show (which was held January 15-18, 2009 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California) can be viewed below. This year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival trek will be headlined by SLAYER ...

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ENSLAVED: New Video Interview Available

The German edition of Metal Hammer magazine recently conducted an interview with Ivar Bjornson (guitar, keys) and Grutle Kjellson (bass, vocals) of Norwegian masters of progressive/experimental metal ENSLAVED. They talk about being featured in the New York Times, the differences between touring in the USA and Europe, the fact that the conditions for touring bands ...

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HATESPHERE: New Song Posted Online

A new HATESPHERE song entitled "Backstabber" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the Danish thrashers' new album, "To The Nines", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: March 25 - Finland, Spain March 27 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, France, Italy, Sweden ...

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