July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: New Audio Interview Posted Online

TheRightToRock.com has issued its latest podcast (episode #83), featuring American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH). The interview lasts approximately 35 minutes and is available for download as an MP3 audio file at this location. Owens recently wrapped up a short European tour as the ...

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DREAM THEATER's 'Black Clouds' Lands In U.S. Top 10

The new album from DREAM THEATER, entitled "Black Clouds & Silver Linings", sold 40,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 6 on The Billboard 200 chart. Commented DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy: "This is truly amazing.... that after almost 25 years together, this band is ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'Road To MSG' To Air Next Week

MÖTLEY CRÜE will be featured in an upcoming episode of MSG's franchise series "Road to MSG", which brings viewers along as their favorite artists, performers and athletes prepare to take the stage or hit the floor at Madison Square Garden. "Road to MSG" and "MSG Concert Series" will form a block of music programming on ...

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URT: 'Uinuva Kaevu Saladus' Video Available

"Uinuva Kaevu Saladus", the new video from Estonian fierce pagan metallers URT, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Ex Mortuis - Saatanhark III", which has just been released via Arhailised Helid. The first-edition limited digipack contains a bonus cover song "Tütarlaps kloaagis", originaly by RUJA, plus the "Uinuva Kaevu ...

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RATT: Studio Update

Reactivated California rockers RATT have issued the following update: "Warren De Martini and Carlos Cavazo are back in Virginia to complete guitar tracks and solos for the new RATT release. It's been 10 years since the last RATT studio album and the band is back to its original way and format of RATT music circa ...

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DOPE's VIRUS Talks DBZ Guitars, DIAMOND Amps

Video footage of DOPE guitarist Virus talking about his DBZ guitars and Diamond amps during the "Black Label Bash" tour with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY can be viewed below. The clip can be seen on the Guitar World CD-ROM disc which is included with the magazine's September 2009 issue. "I've been doing this for awhile now, ...

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GORGOROTH Studio Report Available

Twilightheart of Sheol-Magazine.com and Zero Tolerance visited Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH in Stockholm, Sweden late last month while they were recording their new album, "Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt", for a tentative October 2009 release via Sweden's Regain Records. You can read her report, which includes a number of photos, at this location. ...

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