July 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

VELVET REVOLVER: New Video Interview With DUFF MCKAGAN Available

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan. Duff spoke about his "Libertad" t-shirt, the "Libertad" coin, the lyrics and music on the new VELVET REVOLVER album, the start of VELVET REVOLVER, Scott Weiland, drugs, "Contraband", the first tour, playing with Scott and Slash, the comparisons with GUNS N' ...

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CYNIC: Pro-Shot Footage Of Norwegian Concert Available

Professionally filmed video footage of CYNIC's June 29, 2007 concert at Hovefestivalen in Arendal, Norway has been posted at the NRK P3 web site (choose "Fredag" [Friday] from the pull-down menu in the upper right-hand corner, then click on "Spill" below CYNIC's name). Remaining CYNIC shows: Jul. 04 - Nachtleben - Frankfurt, Germany ...

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THE BERZERKER, THE AMENTA, AKERCOCKE To Team Up For Australian Tour

THE BERZERKER (UK/Australia), THE AMENTA (Australia), AKERCOCKE (UK) and FLESHGORE (Ukraine) will team up for Australia's Festival Of The Dead '07 tour in October. Originally established as a Sydney Metal Festival, Festival of the Dead has quickly grown to become "Australia's most extreme touring metal festival," according to a press release. For more information, including ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL: New Album Details Revealed

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have issued the following update: "Writing for the new album has been going well. Since beginning pre-production back in December, we have the majority of the material written. We will convene again this week to finish the writing and demo process. "The album's title will be 'Destroying the Sacred' ...

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PRIMAL FEAR's 'Comeback' Show Attended By 4,000 'Maniacs'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR played their first show with guitarist Henny Wolter back in the band on June 30 at the Rock Am Haertsfeldsee in Dischingen, Germany. "4,000 maniacs rocked with us to the limit and gave Henny a warm welcome," the group writes on its web site. PRIMAL FEAR's setlist was as follows: ...

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VAN HALEN To Hit The Road In September?

According to MelodicRock.com, VAN HALEN is preparing to hit the road in the U.S. beginning in September. The group's lineup for the trek is expected to include David Lee Roth (vocals), Eddie Van Halen (guitar), Alex Van Halen (drums) and Eddie's 16-year-old son Wolfgang Van Halen (bass). Wolfgang Van Halen, the projected replacement ...

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AFTER FOREVER To Tour U.K. In September

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band AFTER FOREVER will embark on a U.K. tour in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 10 - Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Sep. 12 - Leeds, UK @ Rio's Sep. 13 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Sep. 14 - London, UK @ The Underworld AFTER FOREVER's June 15, 2007 ...

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KALMAH To Enter Studio In October

Finnish metallers KALMAH are currently writing material for their fifth studio album, tentatively due next spring. "Right now we have about seven songs ready and will enter studios in October to record the next swamp metal masterpiece. I guess the new material will represent heavier and even more riff-oriented KALMAH but the melodies and basic ...

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