June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: 'Rockline' Appearance Available For Streaming

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH the Los Angeles-based band featuring ex-W.A.S.P. guitarist Darrell Roberts, former MOTOGRATER vocalist Ivan Moody (Ghost), ex-U.P.O. guitarist Zoltan Bathory, former DEADSETT bassist Matt Snell, and drummer Jeremy Spencer were the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline", hosted by Bob Coburn, on June 23. The program is now available ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: New Video Interview With IGOR CAVALERA Available

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY/ex-SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera. Watch the chat in four parts below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY recently tapped Johny Chow (a.k.a. John Mark Bechtel; FIREBALL MINISTRY, SOULS OF WE, ex-SYSTEMATIC, MY RUIN) to play bass on the group's current European tour. Joe Duplantier of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA, ...

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ENGEL Not Appearing At UK's ROCKOFF Festival

ENGEL the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Hkansson (ex-EVERGREY) has cancelled its previously announced appearance at the Rockoff Festival on Sunday, July 27 at the Islington Academy in London, England. "This is due ...

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BARRICADE Signs With EULOGY RECORDINGS

Eulogy Recordings has announced the signing of BARRICADE. Preserving the legacy of Pennsylvania hardcore since 2004, BARRICADE has been strong-minded on playing aggressive music by its own set of standards since day one. Traditional East Coast hardcore crossed with modern influences and a dependable work ethic found BARRICADE recording its first full-length, "Be Heard", on ...

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DOWN To Tour Australia In October

DOWN the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) will embark on a short tour of Australia in October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 10 - Brisbane, The ...

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METAL CHURCH Members To Play Acoustic Show For Charity

METAL CHURCH frontman Ronny Munroe has issued the following update: "If you find yourself in the San Francisco Bay Area on October 4, please join Ronny Munroe and Rick Van Zandt [METAL CHURCH guitarist] for an acoustic performance to benefit a great cause. The benefit sponsored by the Castro Valley Sunrise Rotary to raise money ...

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Former RECIPROCAL, CRUSHING SKULLS Members Join Forces In BELLICIST

Former RECIPROCAL bassist Brent Glover has joined forces with ex-CRUSHING SKULLS guitarist Michael Osborn in a new band called BELLICIST. According to the group's official bio, "BELLICIST formed in concept in 2001. Osborn was playing in a thrash/death metal band in central Missouri when he began writing a series of songs that were faster, more ...

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'Scorched Earth' Tribute To SLIPKNOT Due In August

Vitamin Records has set an August 12 release date for the SLIPKNOT tribute album titled "The Scorched Earth Orchestra Performs Slipknot". A description of the CD reads as follows: "SLIPKNOT come on like an a-bomb; nine men pummeling out the most brutal, banging sound. Their fanbase demand the most uncompromising music. That spirit fuels THE ...

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