September 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

KAMELOT Backing Singers Fill In For NIGHTWISH Frontwoman In Denver

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. Commented NIGHTWISH: "We were in hell [yesterday]. Vocalist in a hospital. ...

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MAYHEM In The Studio

Legendary Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have apparently entered a studio in Budapest, Hungary to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band, which made several festival appearances in Europe this past summer, is scheduled to play a special club show in Budapest on October 5. Asked if MAYHEM has ...

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New SCARS ON BROADWAY Lineup Performs Live For First Time (Video)

The new lineup of SCARS ON BROADWAY, the project led by SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian, made its live debut this past Saturday, September 22 at the Epicenter festival at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance — which included the first-ever airing of four new songs ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Announces New Guitarist

Los Angeles-based guitarist Jeff George (pictured below), who has previously played with ASKING ALEXANDRIA's lead vocalist Danny Worsnop, has joined the solo band of former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach. George will make his live debut with Bach tonight (Friday, September 28) at Casino Nova Scotia in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. In early August, Bach ...

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'Metal Evolution' Creator Discusses Lost 'Extreme Metal' Episode (Audio)

In 2011, Banger Films released the biggest-ever series on the history of heavy metal and hard rock, "Metal Evolution". Based on Banger's groundbreaking "Heavy Metal Family Tree," the series explored over 40 years of metal history — from early metal and shock rock to thrash and nu metal. Following metalhead-turned-anthropologist Sam Dunn, "Metal Evolution" took ...

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