February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

DOWN's PHILIP ANSELMO Interviewed On 'Uranium'

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse On Demand, conducted an interview with Philip Anselmo of DOWN/PANTERA last fall about the release of the long-awaited DOWN DVD, bassist Rex Brown's (DOWN, PANTERA) medical condition and the possibility of a third DOWN album. The full interview is available all February long only on Fuse on Demand. ...

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SOILWORK Launches Studio Blog

Swedish modern metallers SOILWORK have posted the first installment of their studio blog detailing the recordings of their upcoming album, "The Panic Broadcast". The blog will be issued on a weekly basis and will include pictures taken while in the studio. SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid recently stated about "The Panic Broadcast", "If ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Interviewed On 'Headbangers Ball'; Video Available

Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) was the featured guest on the February 1 edition of "Headbangers Ball", which now airs every Monday night (technically Tuesday morning) at 3:00 a.m. EST/PST on MTV2. This episode included short interview segments conducted by "Talking Metal"'s John Ostronomy and Mark Strigl, as well as numerous music videos ...

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HADES 'Resisting Success' Lineup Jams For First Time Since 1986

Last weekend the "Resisting Success" lineup of the acclaimed 1980s metal band HADES had its first rehearsal since 1986. Guitarist Dan Lorenzo states, "Jimmy Schulman flew in from L.A. and [guitarist] Scott LePage [who actually played bass on 'Saviorself' and 'The Downside' in 1998 and 2000, respectively] from Dallas. It was the first time we ...

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AT THE GATES: 'Ultimate Collectors Box Set' Announced

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES will celebrate the band's history and recent reunion tour with a special value-packed "Ultimate Collectors Box Set". Due to be released in early March and strictly limited to just 300 copies, the AT THE GATES "Ultimate Collectors Box Set" includes the forthcoming three-DVD set, "The Flames of ...

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Former GORGOROTH Frontman Named 'Homosexual Of The Year'

Last week the annual Bergen Gay Galla was held, and various awards were presented to persons and institutions that have contributed to the gay community in Bergen, Norway. The most prestigious award was given to Kristian Espedal (a.k.a. Gaahl). The former GORGOROTH vocalist was named "Homosexual Of The Year" and accepted the award in person. ...

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PYRAMAZE: Limited 12" 'Immortal' Picture Disc Announced

Inner Wound Recordings has announced the release of a limited 12-inch picture disc edition of the latest PYRAMAZE album, "Immortal". Due on March 26, the LP is strictly limited to 250 copies. Commented Michael Kammeyer of PYRAMAZE: "We are very happy about this cooperation with Inner Wound Recordings. The business vision and integrity of this ...

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TRIVIUM Officially Announces New Drummer

Florida metallers TRIVIUM have announced Nick Augusto as their new permanent drummer. Augusto was introduced to TRIVIUM fans when he filled in behind the kit on last fall's "Into the Mouth of Hell We Tour" trek. He is now stepping in to permanently replace the departing Travis Smith. Vocalist/guitarist Matt Heafy commented, "We're really happy ...

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