September 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

JEFF LOOMIS: Video Footage Of Cairns Clinic

Fan-filmed video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis's September 29 clinic at Allans Billy Hyde Cairns in Cairns, Australia can be seen below. Loomis entered the studio in June to record three new tracks. Joe Nurre (SHADED ENMITY), who plays guitar with Loomis in Jeff's solo band, laid down the vocals for the songs. ...

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Former ARSIS Drummer Joins THE FINAL SLEEP

Former ARSIS drummer Mike VanDyne has joined the Troy, New York-based metal band THE FINAL SLEEP. THE FINAL SLEEP features in its ranks Jay VanDervoort and Mike Stack of BURNING HUMAN and Jeff Andrews of ARMOR COLUMN. Commented THE FINAL SLEEP: "Mike is an amazing drummer, and we are very excited to have him on ...

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WASHBURN Introduces New PAUL STANLEY Guitar

Designed in conjunction with KISS' Paul Stanley and based on his USA Washburn PS2012 model, Washburn Guitars has introduced the affordable Washburn PS12 Starfire. The PS12 is a sleek, classically inspired design that features a carved "raised center" solid mahogany body and mahogany neck for warm tone and lots of sustain. A bound ebony fingerboard ...

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NIGHTWISH In Denver: A Night Without ANETTE OLZON

KAMELOT backing singers Elize Ryd (also of AMARANTHE) and Alissa White-Gluz (also of THE AGONIST) filled in for NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon last night (Friday, September 28) at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado after Olzon was taken ill and had to be hospitalized. Photos of last night's concert can be seen below (courtesy of ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Explains Denver Concert Absence

KAMELOT backing singers Elize Ryd (also of AMARANTHE) and Alissa White-Gluz (also of THE AGONIST) filled in for NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon last night (Friday, September 28) at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado after Olzon was taken ill and had to be hospitalized. In a posting on her official blog, Olzon wrote earlier today, ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Drummer Responds To BILLY CORGAN's Comments

SOUNDGARDEN drummer Matt Cameron has responded to comments by Billy Corgan in which the SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman called out Nineties contemporaries, including SOUNDGARDEN, for cashing in with their reunion tours. "There are those bands that are essentially coming back only to make money — playing their old albums, and maybe somewhere in the back of ...

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GRAVE: Philadelphia Fan-Filmed Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of GRAVE's September 28 performance at The Trocadero in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the support act for MORBID ANGEL can be seen below. GRAVE's 10th studio album, "Endless Procession Of Souls", was released on August 27 in Europe via Century Media Records. The cover artwork for the CD was once again created by ...

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RAVEN LORD: First Video Podcast Posted Online

The first video podcast from multinational metallers RAVEN LORD can be seen below. The introductory episode of Raven Lord TV explains how the band was conceived and answers questions as to the group's current status. RAVEN LORD singer and founder Csaba Zvekan talks about the band's current lineup, pre- and post-production for the group's upcoming ...

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