June 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

Germany's ROCK AM RING Festival Resumes After Terror Threat Is Cleared

Germany's Rock Am Ring festival resumed earlier today after police had to evacuate the site because of a "potential terrorist threat." Intensive searches were carried out by police before performances continued early Saturday afternoon. More than 80,000 fans are reportedly attending the three-day event near the Nürburgring race track which was supposed to feature RAMMSTEIN ...

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FILTER: 'Mother E' Video Released

FILTER's music video for the song "Mother E" can be seen below. The track comes off the band's current album, "Crazy Eyes". Frontman/mastermind Richard Patrick commissioned an epic clip for the compelling cut. FILTER has always been about defying expectations and making strong statements. Patrick has sounded off on many timely topics of late, none ...

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MESHUGGAH Guitarist FREDRIK THORDENDAL To Miss MEGADETH Tour; SCAR SYMMETRY's PER NILSSON To Step In

Guitarist Fredrik Thordendal of Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will sit out the band's summer tour with MEGADETH. His temporary replacement will be SCAR SYMMETRY's Per Nilsson. A cryptic message on MESHUGGAH's Facebook page offered no specific reason for Fredrik's absence other than he would be out "on a mission to explore some interesting stuff." ...

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German Festival ROCK AM RING Evacuated Over 'Terrorist Threat'

German police have called for an evacuation of the popular Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburg over a "terrorist threat." More than 80,000 fans are attending the three-day event, which was scheduled to run until Sunday. The organizers said in a statement: "Due to a terrorist threat, the police have advised us to interrupt the ...

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SAXON Robbed Of Passports, Phones And Wallets

British heavy metal legends SAXON had their phones, passports and wallets stolen from their dressing room earlier today (Friday, June 1) at the U Rock festival at Campus Arena in Umeå, Sweden. The bandmembers have been able to travel following the theft, but some of their crew have not. The group says: "[We've had] no ...

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Sweden's MISERY LOVES CO. Releases First New Music In 17 Years

Seventeen years after the release of its critically acclaimed third album, "Your Vision Was Never Mine to Share", Swedish industrial band MISERY LOVES CO. is back with a new song. Patrik Wirén and Örjan Örnkloo, the duo who formed the band in 1992, started working together again soon after the split. Already in 2005, the ...

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