March 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

MIKE PORTNOY Talks Current Projects, Future Plans (Video)

Former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy recently spoke to Remo percussion about his current projects and future plans. Check out the footage in two parts below. Just days after it was announced that he'd been dismissed as the touring drummer for AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Portnoy revealed that he tried to rejoin DREAM THEATER, and was rebuffed. ...

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'American Idol' Contestant Performs JUDAS PRIEST Classic (Video)

21-year-old "American Idol" contestant James Durbin took to the stage earlier tonight (Tuesday, March 1) performing a cover version of the JUDAS PRIEST classic "You Got Another Thing Coming". His rendition marked the first time, according to AEROSMITH singer and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler, where a JUDAS PRIEST single was performed on the "Idol" ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Writes Three More Songs For Next Album

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach recently entered a Los Angeles studio with his new, young, virtuosic guitarist Nick Sterling and producer Bob Marlette (BLACK SABBATH, SHINEDOWN, ATREYU, FILTER) to fine-tune the material that will appear on Bach's next CD, tentatively due this summer via the Italian label Frontiers Records. States Sebastian: "We have written ...

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SAXON: Two New Songs To Appear In 'Hybrid Theory' Film

British heavy metal legends SAXON have written two tracks for the forthcoming film "Hybrid Theory", starring Noel Clarke ("Kidulthood"), Martin McCann ("Killing Bono", "Clash Of The Titans"), Martin Compston ("Disappearance Of Alice Creed"), Craig Conway ("Descent, Dog Soldiers", "Doomsday") and directed by James Erskin ("One Night in Turin"). Shooting will begin in June this year. ...

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