December 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

MERCENARY Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

Danish metallers MERCENARY have been confirmed for the German, Austrian and Swiss editions of the Metalfest, set to take place May 27-29, 2011. So far the following bands have been confirmed to appear next year: AMON AMARTH SABATON CRADLE OF FILTH ARCH ENEMY WINTERSUN SAXON AMORPHIS EQUILIBRIUM ENTOMBED SODOM WATAIN PRIMORDIAL RAGE EISREGEN DESTRUCTION ARKONA ...

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GLENN HUGHES Announces U.K. Tour

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) will embark on another U.K. headlining tour in May. The dates are as follows: May 14 - Roadmender - Northampton, UK May 15 - Junction - Cambridge, UK May 17 - Pacific Road - Birkenhead, UK May 18 - Opera House - Buxton, UK ...

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Wife: PAUL GRAY 'Wasn't Just A Drug Addict'

Brenna Gray, the widow of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray, has paid tribute to her late husband in the new issue of Revolver magazine, which remembers many of hard rock and metal's most dearly departed. Paul Gray's body was found on May 24 in a hotel room in a Des Moines, Iowa suburb. A coroner ruled ...

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WE ARE THE FALLEN Schedules Special Free Show In Los Angeles

WE ARE THE FALLEN — the group formed by EVANESCENCE co-founder Ben Moody (guitar) and other former members (LeCompt and Gray) along with "American Idol" powerhouse vocalist Carly Smithson and bassist Marty O'Brien (DISTURBED, KELLY CLARKSON, STATIC-X, METHODS OF MAYHEM,TOMMY LEE) — has scheduled a special show on January 22, 2011 at the Avalon Theater ...

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GWAR Frontman Says MICHAEL JACKSON Was An 'Alien'

Kristen Dunleavy of myYearbook recently conducted an interview with GWAR mainman Oderus Urungus. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. myYearbook: I've been reading some interviews with you online, and I was wondering: what's the dumbest question you've ever been asked? Oderus: The dumbest question is always the typical, "What's the ...

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LORDI Mainman Reveals 'Secret' About GWAR In New Video Interview

Marple from German's pitXplorer magazine conducted an interview with Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI before the band's December 12, 2010 concert at LKA in Stuttgart, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. When asked what the differences are between LORDI and GWAR, LORDI mainman Mr. Lordi replied, "We're LORDI and they're GWAR. I mean, ...

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