December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

WHITESNAKE Drummer Breaks Collarbone In Mountain Biking Accident

Renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy, known for his tours of duty with BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE and currently WHITESNAKE broke his collarbone this past weekend in a mountain biking accident. As a result, he will be unable to take part in tonight's (Monday, December 31) THE MOBY DICKS - All-Star Tribute To ...

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ORPHANED LAND Guitarist Releases Video Recap Of 2012

Acclaimed Middle Eastern guitarist Yossi Sassi (ORPHANED LAND) has posted a five-minute video recap of the past year. Check it out below. Sassi recently took part in the "Guitar Universe 2012" European tour with Marty Friedman (MEGADETH) and France's Stéphan Forté (ADAGIO). Sassi's debut solo album, "Melting Clocks", was released in the U.S. and Canada ...

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EXODUS: New Video Interview With JACK GIBSON

Metal Mark of SkullsNBones.com conducted an interview with bassist Jack Gibson of San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS aboard Barge To Hell — the world's most extreme metal cruise — which sailed Monday, December 3, 2012 from Miami, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas and returned to the real world on Friday, December 7. Check ...

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EVILE Interviewed In Manchester (Video)

Chris Simpson of Merseyside Metal Madness conducted an interview with British thrashers EVILE before the band's October 19 concert in Manchester, England with WOLF. You can now watch the chat below. EVILE's latest album, "Five Serpent's Teeth", was once again recorded with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR) at Parlour Studios in Kettering, U.K. ...

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SABATON Frontman Interviewed In Manchester (Video)

Chris Simpson of Merseyside Metal Madness conducted an interview with vocalist Joakim Brodén of Swedish metallers SABATON before the band's November 3 concert at HMV Ritz in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. SABATON's entire November 16 headlining concert at Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden was professionally filmed and recorded for the band's ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Interviewed In New York City (Video)

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA prior to their December 6 concert at New York City's Gramercy Theatre. You can now watch the chat below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released ...

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In The Shower With TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY (Video)

On November 8, Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Matt Heafy of Florida metallers TRIVIUM at Docks in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. In a recent interview with PitCam.TV, Heafy stated about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's next album: "I can tell you we do have a ...

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