June 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

DANZIG's 'Deth Red Sabaoth' Lands In U.S. Top 40

The first new DANZIG studio album in six years, "Deth Red Sabaoth", sold 11,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. DANZIG's last album, "Circle of Snakes", opened with 6,400 units back in September 2004 to enter the chart at ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Scream' Cracks U.S. Top 5

OZZY OSBOURNE's new album, "Scream", sold 81,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 4 on The Billboard 200 chart. Osbourne's last album, "Black Rain", opened with 152,000 units back in May 2007 to enter the chart at No. 3. That number was in line with ...

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VOLBEAT To Be Supported By ENTOMBED, THE KANDIDATE

ENTOMBED and THE KANDIDATE have been confirmed as the support acts on VOLBEAT's "Beyond Hell/Above Heaven" 2010 tour. Commented VOLBEAT frontman Michael Schøn Poulsen: "We're very happy to add ENTOMBED as support to our European tour. ENTOMBED has been a huge inspiration and a band we've supported for 20 years. And there's no one better ...

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BILL AUCOIN On 'Lance Hefts Inspiration'; Video Available

A clip from last month's episode of the PBS show "Lance Hefts Inspiration" featuring legendary rock manager Bill Aucoin can be viewed below. Aucoin, who discovered KISS in 1973, died on Monday (June 28) of surgical complications from prostate cancer. Aucoin, who was a former TV cinematographer shepherded the band into makeup, helped develop their ...

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HYDROGYN: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Ashland, Kentucky based hard-rock/metal group HYDROGYN, which now consists of Julie Westlake (vocals), Jeff Westlake (guitar), Jeff Young (guitar; ex-MEGADETH), Joe Migz (drums), and James Lomenzo (bass; ex-MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION), has completed work on its new album, "Judgement", for a late 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The CD was produced ...

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