July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

AGENT STEEL: New Video Interview Available

Austrian heavy 'zine Stormbringer.at conducted an interview with Bruce Hall (vocals), Juan Garcia (guitar) and Bernie Versailles (guitar) of the California metallers AGENT STEEL after the band's June 27, 2008 performance at the Bang Your Head!!! festival in Balingen, Germany. Watch the 10-minute chat below. AGENT STEEL last fall completed a European tour ...

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DROWNING POOL Performs '37 Stitches' On Voice Of America; Video Available

Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL recently performed an acoustic version of the song "37 Stitches" on Voice of America (the official external radio and television broadcasting service of the United States federal government). Watch the performance below. DROWNING POOL was recently forced to reschedule its previously announced Australian tour in order to allow lead vocalist ...

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DISMEMBER Schedules First-Ever Visit To Singapore

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER will perform their first-ever show in Singapore on July 13 at Substation, Guiness Theatre. Tickets are now on sale in Singapore and Malaysia through La Vanita, Straits Records and Muzikbox Productions. DISMEMBER will reportedly be the first Swedish death metal band to ever perform in Singapore. The band will embark ...

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ANNIHILATOR: New Audio Interview With JEFF WATERS Available

The sixth episode of the SPV audio podcast hosted by Freeman features an interview with ANNIHILATOR mainman Jeff Waters. Jeff speaks at length about the "Metal" album, touring, the upcoming ANNIHILATOR CD coming out in early 2009, his guitar collection, his thoughts on the new METALLICA album and more. Listen to the podcast in four ...

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FATAL SMILE Filming 'S.O.B. Video

Swedish hard rockers FATAL SMILE are currently shooting a video for the song "S.O.B." with director Bill Schacht, who has previously worked with such artists as DIO, ALICE COOPER, AMON AMARTH and KING DIAMOND. The clip is expected to have its world premier next month. FATAL SMILE was the featured musical guest on the June ...

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POISON Drummer RIKKI ROCKETT Opposes Rodeo Animal Abuse

When POISON drummer Rikki Rockett signed to play a July 5 show in Greeley, Colorado, he wasn't told that the venue was part rock show and part rodeo. Rockett, a dedicated animal advocate for over sixteen years, was shocked to learn the truth. "I had no idea that this gig included a rodeo," he says. ...

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