December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Seventh 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The seventh episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and ...

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RANDY RHOADS Birthday Celebration Scheduled For This Weekend

Come celebrate Randy Rhoads' birthday with his family this week at Kathryn Rhoads D'Argenzio and her husband Richard D'Argenzio's wine-tasting room in Burbank, California. The Randy Rhoads Birthday Tribute weekend starts Thursday, December 6 and ends Saturday, December 8 — open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily. This will be a weekend to remember ...

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Video: SCORPIONS Perform On Top Of Austrian Mountain

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS opened the ski season this past Saturday (December 1) at Ischgl in the Austrian Tirol by taking part in the legendary "Top Of The Mountain Concert" following in the footsteps of the likes of global super stars such as Elton John, Katy Perry and Rihanna. Video footage of the pre-show ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer's REVAMP Begins Recording Second Album

REVAMP, the band led by former AFTER FOREVER and current NIGHTWISH touring vocalist Floor Jansen, has entered the studio to begin recording its sophomore album for a fall 2013 release via Nuclear Blast Records. REVAMP states: "REVAMP started recording the drums for the second album! 33 mics will catch the drums from Matthias Landes. It ...

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KAMELOT Singer Continuing Work On New SEVENTH WONDER Album

Stockholm, Sweden-based progressive metal band SEVENTH WONDER, which features in its ranks current KAMELOT singer Tommy Karevik, has commenced the songwriting process for its next studio album, tentatively due in 2013. Commented SEVENTH WONDER bassist Andreas Blomqvist: "[On November 27 we had] a great rehearsal and not only 'cause we finished a new track and ...

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