July 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

Late GIRLSCHOOL Guitarist's Memoir Now Available

The authorized memoir by late GIRLSCHOOL guitarist Bernadette Jean "Kelly" Johnson called "Surviving My Friends: The Official Kelly Johnson Story", is now available an e-book at this location. The book was started by Johnson and completed by her friends and family. Kelly Johnson passed away on July 15, 2007 after a six-year battle ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN Joins CHTHONIC On Stage At Japan's FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman joined Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC on stage earlier today (Sunday, July 29) at the Fuji Rock Festival at Naeba Ski Resort in Yuzawa-machi, Niigata, Japan. Commented the band: "It was a unbelievably great experience in Fuji Rock! Heaviest band in Fuji Rock ever! CHTHONIC with special guests, Marty Friedman, Musashi, and ...

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PAUL STANLEY To Take EXTRA TV Viewers On Tour Of His Home

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley will appear on Extra TV's "Mansions and Millionaires: Celebrity Real Estate" this weekend. The driving force behind the greatest band ever born on American soil will take viewers on an all-access tour of his Los Angeles Italian Villa as well as give a sneak peek of what fans can expect from ...

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DEFTONES Performs Two New Songs In Hollywood; Video Available

DEFTONES played two brand new songs — "Roller Derby" and "Rosemary" — during last night's (Saturday, July 28) concert at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. "Roller Derby" and "Rosemary" are slated to appear on DEFTONES's seventh album, which is tentatively scheduled for release on ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Drummer's European Tour Recap

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM were forced to cancel several shows earlier this month — including those in Oslo, Norway and Malmö, Sweden — after the band's guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho was rushed to the hospital with extreme stomach pain. After spending a week and a half receiving treatment in Oslo, Alexi was released from the ...

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