October 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

Video: Ex-PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN Jams BLACK SABBATH Classic With THEE ROCK N' ROLL RESIDENCY

Nashville, Tennessee's Tuesday-night jam band THEE ROCK N' ROLL RESIDENCY was joined on September 30 by legendary bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN, KILL DEVIL HILL) and ACCEPT drummer Christopher Williams. Together they jammed BLACK SABBATH's "War Pigs", Ted Nugent's "Stranglehold" and the KISS classic "Cold Gin". Other guest players last Tuesday night included Eric Brittingham ...

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AC/DC Drummer PHIL RUDD Loses Appeal

According to 3 News, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has lost an appeal following his recent sentencing to eight months of home detention by a New Zealand court after pleading guilty to charges of threatening to kill and drug possession. Rudd has been meeting with a specialist psychiatrist but authorities remain concerned about his ...

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Singer WAYLON REAVIS Quits MUSHROOMHEAD

Due to "irreconcilable differences with band ownership," vocalist Waylon Reavis has severed all ties with MUSHROOMHEAD and the group's record label, Filthy Hands. Waylon is thankful for the opportunity MUSHROOMHEAD has provided him the last 11 years and will now be concentrating his time and efforts on another project. MUSHROOMHEAD's current lineup still includes two ...

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THE WINERY DOGS: 'Oblivion' Video Released

"Oblivion", the new video from THE WINERY DOGS, the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Hot Streak", which was ...

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BLOOD FEAST Signs With HELLS HEADBANGERS

BLOOD FEAST has inked a deal with Hells Headbangers for the release of the band's third full-length album, "The Future State Of Wicked". Fans old and new will not be disappointed, as much of the new effort is reminiscent of the "holy trinity" of releases from the band's early days — "Kill For Pleasure" (1987), ...

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SATYRICON Frontman SATYR Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

Vocalist Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Satyr revealed the news via his Instagram account, where he wrote: "I got extremely sick eight days ago and was rushed to hospital. Scans have shown that there is a blind passenger in my head. Most likely it is ...

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Video Premiere: SLIPKNOT's 'XIX'

SLIPKNOT's music video for "XIX", the opening track from the band's 2014 album, ".5: The Gray Chapter", can be seen below. SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn Crahan constructed the song as a three-minute eulogy for the band's founding bassist Paul Gray, who died in May 2010 of an accidental overdose of morphine and the painkiller fentanyl. Crahan ...

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