January 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

MIKE PORTNOY Launches First Full-On Metal Project, Lays Down 'Most Brutal Drum Performance' Of His Career

Drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) has launched his first full-on metal project. He writes on Facebook: "I just laid down the most brutal drum performance of my career! Picture 'Angel Of Death' [SLAYER] meets 'Dyers Eve' [METALLICA]… I FINALLY have my metal outlet!" According to Mike, more information ...

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CHRISTOPHER AMOTT's ARMAGEDDON Taps Ex-NIGHTRAGE Singer ANTONY HÄMÄLÄINEN For U.S. Tour

Vocalist Antony Hämäläinen (pictured; NIGHTRAGE, NERVOSIA, MERIDIAN DAWN) will front ARMAGEDDON, the band led by former ARCH ENEMY guitarist Christopher Amott, on their upcoming U.S. tour, which is scheduled to kick off in early February. Singer Matt Hallquist left ARMAGEDDON last month due to "personal reasons." Upcoming ARMAGEDDON shows: Feb. 07 - Sammy's Patio - ...

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