August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

FAITH NO MORE: Pro-Shot Footage Of READING Performance Available

Professionally filmed video footage of FAITH NO MORE's August 28, 2009 performance at the U.K.'s Reading festival can be viewed below (courtesy of "clancywiggum"). FAITH NO MORE kicked off its reunion tour on June 10 with a headlining performance at the Brixton Academy in London, England. Original guitarist Jim Martin is not part of the ...

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BELIEVER: More Shows Announced

Reactivated late '80s/early '90s technical-thrash metallers BELIEVER have scheduled the following dates: Sep. 25 - Sterling Hotel - Allentown, Pennsylvania Oct. 03 - Mojo 13 - Wilmington, Delaware Oct. 30 - The Note - West Chester, Pennsylvania (6:00 p.m.; all ages) * Oct. 30 - The Note - West Chester, Pennsylvania (10:00 p.m.; 21+) * ...

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Ex-WARRANT Singer JANI LANE Performs In Hollywood; Video Available

Video footage of former WARRANT singer Jani Lane's August 28, 2009 performance at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California can be viewed below (courtesy of Christy Borgman). Backing Jani at the concert were Jimmy D'Anda (BULLETBOYS) on drums, Kevin Baldes (LIT) on bass and Brent Woods (VINCE NEIL, WILDSIDE) on guitar, among others. ...

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Former HELLOWEEN Singer To Guest On AVANTASIA Album

Former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske will guest on the forthcoming album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project. Kiske has appeared on every AVANTASIA album so far, including the first two full-length releases, "The Metal Opera" (2001) and "The Metal Opera Pt. II" (2002). Commented Tobias: "Michael's voice and singing have had a huge influence ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist GLEN DROVER Continuing Work On Rock/Fusion Album

Canadian guitarist Glen Drover (ex-MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND, EIDOLON) is working on a full-length album of instrumental rock/fusion songs. The first track to be completed was a cover version of AL DI MEOLA's "Egyptian Danza", also featuring Jim Gilmour (SAGA), Chris Sutherland (KIM MITCHELL) on drums and Paul Yee on bass. Commented Glen: "Things are moving ...

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FIREHOUSE: New Audio Interview With BILL LEVERTY Available

RockMusicStar.com recently conducted an interview with FIREHOUSE guitarist Bill Leverty. The chat is now available for streaming below. With his guitar work as a member of FIREHOUSE, Leverty set the rock world ablaze with his fiery riffs and solos. But Leverty is no one-trick pony, as evidenced by his new solo release, "Deep South". Instead ...

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CHIMAIRA Frontman Talks To THE CRUSH GIRLS; Video Available

TheCrushGirls.com conducted an interview with vocalist Mark Hunter of Cleveland, Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA on August 23 in Corpus Christ, Texas. Watch the chat below. CHIMAIRA will embark on a tour of Australia and New Zealand in January 2010. Support on the trek will come from DOUBLE DRAGON. This will be CHIMAIRA's first headlining Australian tour, ...

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