December 2001 - Blabbermouth Archive

MACHINE HEAD Live CD On The Way!

MACHINE HEAD's performance at London's Brixton Academy on Saturday, December 8th was recorded in audio format for an upcoming live CD that will be mixed by producer Colin Richardson during January for a late 2002 release through Roadrunner Records. Elsewhere on the MACHINE HEAD-related front, we would like to offer our sincere condolences to MACHINE ...

Read more

JUDAS PRIEST and HALFORD Plot Their Attack!

JUDAS PRIEST performed an extended set at London's Brixton Academy last night for the filming of an upcoming DVD, which is tentatively scheduled to be issued in late 2002. Among the tracks that PRIEST were scheduled to play were the following: 01. Metal Gods 02. Heading Out To The Highway 03. Grinder 04. Touch Of ...

Read more

ANGRA Shoot Video Clip!

ANGRA is in the process of putting together a video clip for an as-yet-undisclosed track from the group's recently-released and much-acclaimed Rebirth opus, which will consist of footage from the group's triumphant homecoming gig in São Paulo, Brazil on December 15th. ...

Read more

ANVIL Gets A Broadcast, Prepares New CD!

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL will be conducting a live concert radio broadcast via CKMS 100.3 FM from their performance in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario on January 31st, 2001. The broadcast will be part of the Space In Your Face (SIYF) program which is aired on CKMS on Thursdays from 10:00 PM to midnight. As previously reported, ANVIL's ...

Read more

ANATHEMA Feel The "Pressure"!

Acclaimed British metallers ANATHEMA will release "Pressure", the first single off their critically-acclaimed album A Fine Day to Exit through Music For Nations Records on January 14th. According to the MFN web site, the “stunning accompanying video”, directed by Dom Barringer, is currently on rotation on Kerrang TV. ...

Read more

GODSMACK and PUDDLE OF MUDD Get Certified!

GODSMACK's self-titled 1998 debut has been certified quadruple platinum for sales in excess of 4,000,000 copies in the US. Also recently platinum-certified was PUDDLE OF MUDD's Come Clean, which has sold over one million copies in the States. ...

Read more

Ex-BLACK SABBATH Men To Release New Music!

RONDINELLI, featuring former RAINBOW/BLACK SABBATH and current BLUE OYSTER CULT drummer Bobby Rondinelli, ex-SABBATH/WHITESNAKE bassist Neil Murray, former SABBATH frontman Tony Martin and guitarist Teddy Rondinelli, will issue their as-yet-untitled sophomore album through MTM Music in early 2002. The group's 1996 debut effort, entitled War Dance, was recorded in 1985 and featured the vocal services ...

Read more

OZZY OSBOURNE's Black Skies Disappear!

OZZY OSBOURNE's Black Skies, a video game that was in development for most of last year, is reportedly no longer a title in production at iROCK (the company that was originally supposed to release it) and has reverted back to its original name, Savage Skies, without the OZZY OSBOURNE license. The financial expense of the ...

Read more

Former IRON MAIDEN Vocalist Enters Tenth Dimension!

Britain's BLAZE, led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE vocalist Blaze Bayley, will release its sophomore album, entitled Tenth Dimension, in the UK on February 4th. Tenth Dimension will receive a continental European release on January 21st through SPV/Steamhammer Records. A two-CD digipack version of the album, featuring the album, a 28-page booklet and a bonus CD ...

Read more