August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA Frontman Talks Touring, Songwriting

Del Crookes of BBC's Newsbeat recently conducted an interview with METALLICA frontman James Hetfield. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. BBC: How's the current tour going? Hetfield: We've only been out for a little over a year. We've got about one more year to go. It's the hump right here ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Bassist DAVE ELLEFSON Discusses Artist Royalties

Former MEGADETH and current F5 bassist David Ellefson has posted the latest episode in "David Ellefson's Rock Shop", an ongoing YouTube video series hosted by the bassist himself. The new clip features Ellefson discussing artist royalties. Watch it below. Commented Ellefson: "I'm always asked questions from fans and other musicians about playing the bass, the ...

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SECRETS OF THE MOON: New Song Posted Online

A new SECRETS OF THE MOON track entitled "Queen Among Rats" is available for streaming at this location. The song comes off the German progressive black metallers' new album, "Privilegivm", which will be released on September 11 in Germany and September 14 in the rest of Europe via Prophecy Productions. The CD's cover ...

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DÉTENTE: Multi-Camera Video Clip From Last Year's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Posted Online

New high-quality, multi-camera video footage of reunited California-based metallers DÉTENTE — featuring vocalist Ann Boleyn (HELLION) alongside original DÉTENTE members Dennis Butler (drums), Caleb Quinn (guitar) and Steve Hochheiser (bass) — performing the song "Holy War" on July 25, 2008 at the Headbangers Open Air festival at the Ballroom in Hamburg, Germany can be viewed ...

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