April 2019 - Blabbermouth Archive

VINCE NEIL Refuses To Pay Former Lawyers $190,000

According to The Blast, MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil has denied owing his former lawyers nearly two hundred thousand dollars and has accused the attorneys of overcharging him for years. Last December, the lawyers at Howard & Howard Attorneys, PLLC filed court documents claiming that they were owed $187,364.01. They were requesting the ...

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AMON AMARTH's OLAVI MIKKONEN Says Band 'Wanted To Create More Dynamics' On 'Berserker' Album

Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Olavi Mikkonen of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH. You can listen to the entire chat via the Spreaker widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for AMON AMARTH's upcoming studio album, "Berserker": Olavi: "Since [2016's] 'Jomsviking' was a ...

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AIRBOURNE Completes Work On Fifth Album

Australian hard rockers AIRBOURNE have completed work on their fifth album for a late 2019 release via Spinefarm. The follow-up to 2016's "Breakin' Outta Hell" was recorded at RCA Victor Recording Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. AIRBOURNE has a number of European festival appearances scheduled for this summer before embarking on a European headlining tour at ...

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AGENT STEEL Fans Complain About Abbreviated Set At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival

Reformed '80s metallers AGENT STEEL, featuring original vocalist John Cyriis, performed an abbreviated, 30-minute set on Friday, April 26 at the Keep It True festival in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. According to an Instagram post by Underground Empire, AGENT STEEL's performance started later than originally scheduled "because ...

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BLOODBATH Guitarist JOAKIM KARLSSON Quits

Joakim Karlsson has left the death metal supergroup BLOODBATH. The guitarist announced his departure via statement posted on the band's Facebook page earlier today. He wrote: "I am putting away my BLOODBATH vest for good. "To be honest, I've never really considered myself a guitarist — at least not a particularly good one — just ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Record New Album In Early 2020

Prior to CRADLE OF FILTH's performance in San Antonio, Texas on April 15, vocalist Dani Filth spoke with "Robb's MetalWorks". The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the group's latest album, "Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness Of Decay", was received: Dani: "It's been great. We've had a ...

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