December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

METHODS OF MAYHEM In The Studio; More Video Footage Available

More video footage of MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer and METHODS OF MAYHEM mastermind Tommy Lee in the studio during the recording sessions for METHODS OF MAYHEM's new album can be viewed below. The latest clip features Tommy and METHODS producer Scott Humphrey doing re-writes on the fly for the song "Drunk Uncle Pete". METHODS OF MAYHEM's ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer Comments On THE REV's Passing

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy has released the following comment regarding the passing of AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer James "The Rev" Sullivan: "Absolutely shocking... What a sad loss... "The Rev and I exchanged many emails/texts through the years. He always mentioned me in interviews and cited me as a favorite and an influence and I was ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST Drummer Joins DEN SAAKALDTE

Norwegian black metallers DEN SAAKALDTE have recruited Anders Kobro, longtime drummer with the legendary CARPATHIAN FOREST, to their ranks to replace the departing Uruz. Kobro will join the band with immediate effect, and begin rehearsing for next year's live appearances and upcoming recording sessions. Originally founded as a solo project by guitarist Sykelig in 2006, ...

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TORTURE DIVISION To Enter Studio In January

TORTURE DIVISION, the Swedish death metal project featuring guitarist Lord K. Philipson (THE PROJECT HATE, GOD AMONG INSECTS, ex-LEUKEMIA), bassist/vocalist Jörgen Sandström (VICIOUS ART, THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) and drummer Tobias "Tobben" Gustafsson (VOMITORY), will enter the studio in late January to begin laying down the drums for the second part of the band's ...

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Police Say Missing METALLICA Fan Was Drinking

Henry Graff of NBC29 reports: Morgan Harrington has been missing for more than two months. The leads and tips that had been coming in about where the 20-year-old might be are drying up. The Virginia State Police lead investigator on the case is making a plea for new information to help them find ...

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BROILERS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German punk/rockabilly act BROILERS has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEBAUCHERY DELAIN DESPISED ICON ...

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