June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

GODSMACK Cancels Remaining Dates On European Tour

GODSMACK announced today that due to continued vocal issues with singer Sully Erna, the band is forced to cancel the remaining dates on its currently scheduled European tour. Erna was examined by throat specialists in the U.S. yesterday and the advice of his doctors has been to not sing for the next several weeks to ...

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DEICIDE Reportedly Cancels European Tour

According to the organizers of Germany's Party.San Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place August 9-12 in Bad Berka, Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE have canceled their previously announced summer European tour "for reasons which are beyond of our control." The organizers add, "We are very sorry about this decision and ...

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ILL NIÑO Drummer Forced To Miss European Shows

Drummer Dave Chavarri of New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO will be forced to miss four shows on the band's current European tour due to a "family emergency." He is being temporarily replaced by Matt Alston, who plays in a band called SANCTORUM and is also Dave's tech. ILL NIÑO states, "[Matt] sounds badass so, go ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Performs With Fan In Newcastle (Video)

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell invited a fan to join him on stage during his June 20 solo concert at the Newcastle City Hall in the United Kingdom to perform an acoustic version of the song "Outshined". Ben Dawson reportedly asked Cornell if he could play with him and proceeded to execute a virtually flawless rendition ...

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GREY SKIES FALLEN Releases New EP

New York metal band GREY SKIES FALLEN has made its new EP, "Introspective", available for streaming on its ReverbNation page. The EP is also available for purchase for $3 on the band's Bandcamp page. "Introspective" features three songs, one of which is the epic, 20-minute-plus title track. The cover artwork was created by ...

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Black Metallers HELLSAW To Take Indefinite Break

Austrian black metallers HELLSAW have announced their intention to take an indefinite break from their activities. All scheduled tours and appearances during 20012/13 have been cancelled. Citing "personal reasons" for the decision, frontman and founder Aries had this to say: "We may be back, or we may be back as something entirely different, but whatever ...

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BY THE PATIENT Signs With DEATHBOUND RECORDS

Deathbound Records has announced the signing of Denmark's BY THE PATIENT, winners of the 2010 Danish edition of Wacken Open Air Metal Battle. The band's brutal sophomore album titled "Premonitions" was recorded, mixed and mastered by Jacob Bredahl (THE KANDIDATE, ex-HATESPHERE). Commented the group in a statement: "Deathbound Records is a new label, but they ...

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SLASH Announces Headlining Tour

Slash and his band MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORSMyles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums), Todd Kerns (bass) and Frank Sidoris (guitar) — have announced a fall headlining tour starting September 4 in San Diego, California and wrapping October 3 in Los Angeles, California. The exclusive presale for Citi card members starts Tuesday, July ...

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