June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

DANZIG: Pittsburgh Show Canceled

Tonight's (Tuesday, June 5) DANZIG concert at Stage AE in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has been canceled — reportedly because the band's frontman/namesake Glenn Danzig was taken ill. According to Bob Suehs of Rock N Roll Experience, Glenn told the crowd at last night's (Monday, June 4) DANZIG show at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, ...

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Chicago's WITCHSLAYER Reunites, Plans Debut Release

The four original members of the Chicago-based '80s power/doom metal band WITCHSLAYER are scheduled to reunite in September in Phoenix, Arizona "to finally finish what [they] set out to do years ago," according to singer Jeff Allen. The vocalist added, "We recorded a five-track demo in 1983 that got widely circulated and had a lot ...

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KISS 'Monster' Book Is Almost Here

According to a posting on KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, the members of KISS got an up-close-and-personal look at a "finished proof" of the massive KISS "Monster" book last week and were quite impressed. Bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons was quoted as saying, "It's fantastic!" After vocalist/guitarist Paul Stanley had his first look, he said, ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM: New Video Interview Posted Online

Last Tour TV conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho and keyboardist Janne Wirman of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM at the Sonisphere - Getafe Open Air festival, which was held on May 25-26 in Madrid, Spain. You can now watch the chat below. "Holiday At Lake Bodom (15 Years Of Wasted Youth)", a very ...

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BRET MICHAELS: 'Get Your Rock On' Video Released

The video for POISON singer Bret Michaels' new solo single, "Get Your Rock On", can be seen below. The title track of Bret's new solo album features guest appearances by Phil Collen of DEF LEPPARD and Sal Coz Costa of MY DARKEST DAYS. In a recent interview with Gimme Noise, Bret stated about his upcoming ...

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KORPIKLAANI: Official 'Kunnia' Lyric Video Available

The official lyric video for "Kunnia" (English-language title: "Honor"), a brand new song from Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's eighth studio album, "Manala", which will be released on August 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund ...

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EARLY GRAVES Signs With NO SLEEP RECORDS

No Sleep Records has announced the signing of San Francisco-based metal quintet EARLY GRAVES. The band will enter the studio in July to record its third full-length album for a fall release. EARLY GRAVES formed in the Bay Area in early 2008 and released two full-length albums, "We: The Guillotine" (2008) and "Goner" (2010), on ...

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NEVERMORE Guitarists Featured On LEANDER RISING Debut

LEANDER RISING, the Budapest, Hungary-based band featuring NEVERMORE guitarist Attila Vörös, will release its self-titled debut album in the U.S. on July 17. The 14-song CD heads straight for the adrenal gland focusing on melody coupled with passionate fury, combining blends of brutal riffs and punishing breakdowns with huge anthemic and driving melodies for an ...

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