August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

Australia's TEMPLESTOWE To Release Debut In October

Australian metal band TEMPLESTOWE will release its debut album, "Cimmerian", on October 10. The effort, which will be made available independently in both CD and digital format, was recorded with engineer/mixer Scott Carter (AEON OF HORUS) at Dark Corpse Studio in Canberra, Australia. The LP also features additional engineering by Mark Lewis (THE BLACK DAHLIA ...

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AEROSMITH Drummer Discusses His Autobiography

Mark Daniell of Canoe.ca recently conducted an interview with AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Canoe.ca: [Your new autobiography, "Hit Hard: A Story Of Hitting Rock Bottom At The Top"] goes a lot deeper and reveals some pretty personal history. Did you have any reservations about ...

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SKINLAB Joined By 36 CRAZYFISTS' BRETT 'BUZZARD' MAKOWSKI

36 CRAZYFISTS bassist Brett "Buzzard" Makowski has joined San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB as their new second guitarist. Buzzard made his live debut as an official member of SKINLAB last night (Saturday, August 29) at the Uptown in Oakland, California. Commented SKINLAB: "Buzz has been a longtime friend and was actually in SKINLAB during ...

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SLASH, STEVEN ADLER Jam With ACES 'N' EIGHTS In Hollywood

Former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash and Steven Adler joined the Los Angeles band ACES 'N' EIGHTS on stage last night (Saturday, August 29) at the Viper Room in Hollywood, California to perform two songs: "It's So Easy" and "Mama Kin". Slash wrote on his Twitter account, "Going to the Viper Room is like going ...

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EPICA: Second 'Design Your Universe' MP3 Teaser Available

The second MP3 teaser for "Design Your Universe", the new album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA, is available for streaming using the audio player below. Due in Europe on October 16 via Nuclear Blast Records, the follow-up to 2007's "The Divine Conspiracy" was recorded at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany with producer Sascha Paeth. ...

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DIRGE WITHIN: 'Forever The Martyr' Video Released

"Forever the Martyr", the new video from DIRGE WITHIN (formerly DIRGE) — the new metal band featuring ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass, drummer James Knight (ex-THE BLANK THEORY, CHACOPA), vocalist Jeremy "Jerms" Genske, bassist Brian Paz and guitarist Matt Szlachta — can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) ...

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