January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SKINDRED Performs Acoustically On 101.7 FM KXFX; Video Available

Welsh ragga-metallers SKINDRED recently stopped by the Santa Rosa, California radio station 101.7 FM KXFX The Fox to play acoustic versions of two songs — their current single, "Trouble", and "Pressure", off the band's debut album. Watch footage of the performance below. SKINDRED released "Electric Avenue", a cover of the classic EDDY GRANT song, through ...

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SHADOW GALLERY To Carry On Following Singer's Passing

Guitarist Gary Wehrkamp of progressive power metallers SHADOW GALLERY has confirmed to Roadie Crew's Thiago Sarkis that the band will carry on following singer Michael A. Baker's recent passing, with D.C. Cooper (SILENT FORCE, ex-ROYAL HUNT) filling in on at least one track on the band's upcoming album, which is tentatively due in October. "Mike ...

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DAATH's TALLEY, KALMAH's SNECK Join Maldives' NOTHNEGAL

DAATH's Kevin Talley and KALMAH's Marco Sneck have officially joined the the Maldives-based band NOTHNEGAL. Talley stated, "I have been in touch with Hilarl [NOTHNEGAL guitarist] for awhile now. This is an awesome chance to go party out in Maldives and play drums in a killer band. There is no way I would pass this ...

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WINO Schedules Live Debut

WINO, the new solo band of legendary guitarist/vocalist Scott "Wino" Weinrich (SAINT VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN, PLACE OF SKULLS, THE HIDDEN HAND), will make its live debut on Saturday, February 7 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. The group will consist of Jean Paul Gaster (CLUTCH, THE BAKERTON GROUP) on drums, Jon Blank ...

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DREADNAUGHT Completes Work On New Album

Seminal Australian hard rock/metal band DREADNAUGHT has completed work on the follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2006 Roadrunner release "Dirty Music". The self-titled album will be the band's sixth studio release in its 15-year history and features the group's "heaviest production to date." According to a press release, "the addition of ex-ALARUM drummer Matthew Racovalis ...

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EDGUY's Stockholm Concert Downgraded

EDGUY's February 4, 2009 concert in Stockholm, Sweden has been moved from the 1,200-plus-capacity Arenan (the venue can reportedly hold up to 3,000 people due to its adjustable walls and curtains) to the 600-capacity Klubben. The band's management said in a statement, "When Tobias [Sammet, EDGUY frontman] found out that the show will take place ...

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