February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

ILL NINO Drummer Is A First-Time Father

ILL NINO drummer Dave Chavarri became the proud father of a daughter, Tiana Lee Chavarri, who was born on January 22, 2010 at 9:24 a.m., weighing in at 7 pounds (see photo below). "I have been wanting to be a dad for a while, and I am ready," Chavarri told AOL's Noisecreep. "Becoming ...

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SHINEDOWN Interviewed On Allentown's 95.1 WZZO; Audio Available

Singer Brent Smith and drummer Barry Kerch of the Jacksonville, Florida-based hard rock/post-grunge band SHINEDOWN joined Tori Thomas of the 95.1 WZZO radio station in Allentown, Pennsylvania on the air last Thursday (January 28) before the band's show with PUDDLE OF MUDD and SKILLET in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. You can now listen to the chat in ...

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RATT: 'Infestation' Track Listing Revealed

It's no secret that RATT are back and raring to go. The band is proud to announce April 20, 2010 as the release date for their Loud & Proud debut, "Infestation", an 11-song opus that is their first studio record in 11 years. The first single, "Best of Me" (hear streaming audio below), is scheduled ...

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THE MAN-EATING TREE: Debut Album Title Revealed

THE MAN-EATING TREE, the new atmospheric metal band featuring former SENTENCED drummer Vesa Ranta alongside current/former members of POISONBLACK, REFLEXION and EMBRAZE, has set "Vine" as the title of its debut album, tentatively due in September 2010. The CD is being recorded at Mastervox Studio in Oulu, Finland with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, SENTENCED, AMORPHIS). ...

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SLASH Talks Social Media Pros And Cons

Erin Broadley of LA Weekly spoke with legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) about his recent L.A. Web Award win for "Best MySpace Music Page". A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. LA Weekly: What's the weirdest thing you've come across via Twitter, MySpace or Facebook? Slash: The weirdest ...

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