August 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

JEFF LOOMIS Thought He Landed OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist Gig

Former NEVERMORE and current ARCH ENEMY guitarist Jeff Loomis confirmed to Sweden Rock Magazine that he auditioned for MEGADETH for the first time when he was only 16 years old but was deemed too young and inexperienced at the time by MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine. "I had another opportunity [to try out for MEGADETH] back ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. SHADOWS Looks Back On His Throat Surgery

Shannon The Dude of Louisville's rock station 95.7 QMF recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows. You can now listen to the chat below. Speaking about the surgery on his vocal cords that he underwent prior to the recording of AVENGED SEVENFOLD's 2005 album "City Of Evil", M. Shadows said: "Yeah, I ...

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NIGHTRAGE Preparing To Enter Studio

Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE will enter Zero Gravity Studios in Athens with producer Terry Nikas in less than a week to begin recording their seventh album. An early 2017 release via Despotz Records in 2017. Says the band: "The NIGHTRAGE sound is evolving and we are ready to take it to new exciting and ...

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