July 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN: 'The Happiest Song I Ever Played'

"Fantastic Love", the debut video from the FANTA band featuring former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman alongside other Japanese household names, Takamizawa (THE ALFEE), Nana Tanimura, Ayanocozey (DJ OZMA) and sumo superstar Akebono can be seen below. In Japan, Coca-Cola the beverage company who makes the fruit-flavored carbonated soft drink Fanta assembled a session band of ...

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DESCENDING: 'New Death Celebrity' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

After a long period of intensive work in Greece and Sweden along with producer Fredrik Nordstrm (IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, ARCH ENEMY) at Fredman studios, Athens, Greece-based death/thrash metal band DESCENDING has completed work the follow-up to its debut album, "Enter Annihilation", which was released in European and Japanese markets in 2008-2009. The new CD, ...

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DARK FUNERAL Announces New Bassist

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have announced the addition of bassist Zornheym to the group's ranks. Commented guitarist Lord Ahriman: "Now, that we face our new lineup, I must say that the atmosphere and the chemistry within the band feels absolutely fantastic. Furthermore, every single member of DARK FUNERAL is once again sharing a tremendously ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: Footage Of London Clinic Available

MEGADETH's David Ellefson and ANTHRAX's Frank Bello took part in a joint Hartke bass clinic on July 7 at Digital Village (DV East London) in London, England. Lick Library has posted video footage of Ellefson performing MEGADETH's song "Holy Wars" at the event. Check it out below. In addition to numerous gold and platinum records ...

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GODSMACK Concert Still On Hold

According to Newzjunky.com, city officials in Watertown, New York located approximately 70 miles north of Syracuse and 30 miles south of Canada have not yet made a decision regarding the proposed GODSMACK concert on the city-owned Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds following a Monday morning city staff to discuss the event. "There was no ...

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