August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

TROUBLE: Footage Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance Available

Fan-filmed video footage of TROUBLE's performance at this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which was held July 30 - August 1, 2009 in Wacken, Germany — can be viewed below (courtesy of "metalwar71"). TROUBLE recently debuted a brand new song, "Hunters Of Doom", from the group's forthcoming CD, "The Dark Riff". TROUBLE previously stated ...

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GOJIRA Frontman Interviewed In Greece; Video Available

Helena Mihailidou and Dimitris Hatzimoisis of Metalzone.gr conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA on July 27, 2009 at the Athens Rocking Festival in Athens, Greece. Watch the chat below. GOJIRA have announced a series of headline dates on "off" days from their upcoming tour with METALLICA and ...

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SARKE: Video Footage of WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SARKE's performance at this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which was held July 30 - August 1, 2009 in Wacken, Germany — can be viewed below (courtesy of "bisounours666"). SARKE is the Norwegian band featuring Sarke (KHOLD, TULUS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, SENSA ANIMA) and Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE). The group's debut ...

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Former HANOI ROCKS Guitarist Launches THE REAL MCCOY BAND

HANOI ROCKS guitarist/co-founder Andy McCoy will celebrate his long career by touring Finland in November with his new solo group, dubbed THE REAL MCCOY BAND. THE REAL MCCOY BAND is: Andy McCoy (Finland) - Lead And Rhythm Guitar, Vocals Chris Shiflett (USA) - Lead And Rhythm Guitar, Vocals Dan Lagersted (Sweden) - Bass, Vocals Angela ...

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MOB RULES To Release 'Radical Peace' In November

German metallers MOB RULES will release their sixth album, "Radical Peace", in November via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Bazement Studio with longtime engineer Markus Teske (VANDEN PLAS, SPOCK'S BEARD, OASIS). A single, "Astral Hand", will precede the full-length CD in October. "Radical Peace" will include MOB RULES' twenty-minute epic "The Oswald File", ...

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RATT To Resume Recording New Album This Month

Californian rockers RATT will return to the studio in late August to resume recording their first studio release in 10 years. The CD is being produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, whose credits include PUDDLE OF MUDD, CHEVELLE, SALIVA, LIMP BIZKIT, ALTER BRIDGE and THREE DAYS GRACE, to name a few. RATT was scheduled to spend ...

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BLINDSIDE To Enter Studio In September

Stockholm, Sweden's BLINDSIDE will enter a Los Angeles studio in September with producer Howard Benson (MOTÖRHEAD, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE) to begin recording its new album for an early 2010 release. Commented the group: "For the last five years, it has been quite silent around this band. We have not disappeared from the face of the ...

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