March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ACE FREHLEY: Dutch Date Announced

According to a posting on the KISS fan site KissNews.de, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will perform at 013 in Tilburg, Holland on June 11. Frehley will also reportedly make an appearance at this year's Download festival, which will be held the weekend of June 13-15 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, UK. Also scheduled ...

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BLACKWINDS: 'Flesh Inferno' Trailer Available

Swedish cult black metallers BLACKWINDS, who feature in their ranks members of SETHERIAL, will release their new album, "Flesh Inferno", on May 19 via Regain Records. A one-minute trailer for the CD can be viewed below. According to the band's bio, "BLACKWINDS was Lord Mysteriis' little project which he did during SETHERIAL's 'downtime.' The debut ...

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MACHINE HEAD: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal juggernauts MACHINE HEAD were interviewed by Johnny Orlando, Jr. in Chicago during the band's recently completed More Balls, More Volume, More Strength tour alongside HELLYEAH and NONPOINT. Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel talk about the Grammys, salmon and facing their demons. The entire clip can be viewed below. MACHINE HEAD garnered the first Grammy ...

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SLAYER: More European Dates Announced

According to a posting on the SLAYER fan site SlayerSaves.com, the California thrash metal veterans have scheduled the following dates: June 24 - Tasmajdan Stadium - Belgrade, Serbia June 25 - Club B1 Maximum - Moscow, Russia June 27 - Topfest - Nov Mesto nad Vhom, Slovakia June 28 - Gods of Metal ...

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SLASH Says LED ZEPPELIN Won't Tour 'Any Time Soon'

NMe.com reports that Slash, who is good friends with Jimmy Page, has revealed that a LED ZEPPELIN tour is unlikely to occur in the near future. Speaking to the Daily Star's Playlist, the VELVET REVOLVER guitarist explained that rumors that his own band might be supporting the rock legends on a forthcoming tour ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features the uncut interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with SYSTEM OF A DOWN lead vocalist and solo artist, Serj Tankian, for their "Talking Metal on Fuse" pilot. The podcast can be downloaded at this location. iTunes users can also subscribe to "Talking Metal" for ...

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X JAPAN: Pro-Shot Footage From Reunion Concerts Posted Online

Professionally filmed video footage of reactivated Japanese rockers X JAPAN's March 28, 2008 concert at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan can be viewed below. Performing with X JAPAN at the band's three reunion shows at the Tokyo Dome this past weekend were GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus and former LIMP BIZKIT and current ...

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EVERGREY: New 'Torn' Trailer Posted Online

Swedish metallers EVERGREY have posted the "April edition" of their their series of trailers containing audio samples from the group's forthcoming album, "Torn". Commented the band: "Just to clarify, these are excerpts of many different songs, it's not one song as some of you seemed to think when watching the first [trailer]." EVERGREY is in ...

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