April 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE HAUNTED: 'Unseen' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Unseen", the seventh studio album from Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #5 Finland: #26 The Swedish chart position marks the highest chart entry ever in THE HAUNTED's home territory. "Unseen" was released on March 22 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was once again ...

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Former OBITUARY Guitarist Launches SOUTHWICKED

Former OBITUARY/SIX FEET UNDER guitarist Allen West has launched a brand new Tampa, Florida-based death metal band called SOUTHWICKED. According to the group, "It actually all started when Allen West and Marco Vreven [drums] on the LOWBROW 'Buried in Europe' tour decided to start a new band, and a couple of months later we were ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA To Undergo Knee Surgery

GUNS N' ROSES/SIXX: A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba revealed in a March 31 Facebook posting that he will have to undergo surgery for a nine-millimeter tear in his knee ligament. A photo of Ashba having an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan of his knee can be viewed below. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technique that ...

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Your Chance To Perform With TWISTED SISTER's JAY JAY FRENCH

On Friday, May 6 at legendary New York City music club The Bitter End, The Studio offers an exciting opportunity to perform with legendary musicians Jay Jay French (TWISTED SISTER), Chris Barron (SPIN DOCTORS) and Earl Slick (DAVID BOWIE, JOHN LENNON). Participants will enjoy three rehearsals prior to the performance under the direction of Bob ...

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