February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

MADAM ADAM Recording Debut Album

Roadrunner Records has announced the signing of Charleston, South Carolina rock band MADAM ADAM. The group is currently finishing up the recording of its as-yet untitled debut in Nashville, Tennessee with producer/mixer Skidd Mills (SAVING ABEL, SALIVA, SKILLET, SICK PUPPIES). A summer release is expected. MADAM ADAM — vocalist/guitarist Scott Gould, bassist Kenny Varner, guitarist ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Offering One-On-One Lessons Through RockSource360.com

Bassist David Ellefson (HAIL!, F5, MEGADETH) is now offering live, one-on-one lessons exclusively through RockSource360.com. For more information, watch the short video clip below. Ellefson last year launched "David Ellefson's Rock Shop", an ongoing YouTube video series hosted by the bassist himself. "I'm always asked questions from fans and other musicians about playing the bass, ...

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AMORPHIS To Perform At Tomorrow's EMMA GAALA

Finnish metallers AMORPHIS will perform at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will be held on Thursday, February 4 at Peacock-Teatteri in Linnanmäki. The awards ceremony will be broadcast live via the Internet without country restrictions. AMORPHIS was nominated in two categories at this year's Emma Gaala — "Metal Album Of The Year" ...

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Drummer NICK BARKER To Tour With BENEDICTION

Long-running Birmingham, U.K.-based extreme metallers BENEDICTION have issued the following update: "Well, we start gigging again soon but there will be a slight change in lineup for this year's dates. Neil Hutton will not be drumming with us this year (except for the Saturday, May 1st show in London with BOLT THROWER where he will ...

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SOULFLY's MARC RIZZO Interviewed On 'North Jersey Notes: The Podcast'

SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY guitarist Marc Rizzo joined The Aquarian Weekly writer Tim Louie on Tim's podcast, North Jersey Notes: The Podcast, to talk about Rizzo's new solo CD, "Legionaire". Marc discusses his excitement for "Legionaire", his new and improved live show, the forthcoming SOULFLY CD "Omen", and the possibility of a new CAVALERA CONSPIRACY CD in ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER To Guest On KISSIN' DYNAMITE Album

U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider makes a guest appearance on the title track of KISSIN' DYNAMITE's forthcoming album, "Addicted To Metal". The CD is scheduled for release on March 26. In other news, U.D.O. has posted several video blogs from the road. Check them out below. U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", entered the official chart in Germany ...

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X JAPAN To Play LOLLAPALOOZA

According to the Anime News Network, X JAPAN leader Yoshiki revealed at the Grammy Awards' red carpet on Sunday (Jan. 31) that his band agreed to appear at the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago from August 6 to August 8. The band received an offer to play at the festival's main stage in ...

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SLASH: U.K. 'Fan Pack' Detailed

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) will release his first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", in North America in April via EMI Label Services and in the U.K. on May 10 through Roadrunner Records. The album features an all-star roster of guest musicians, including Ian Astbury, Chris Cornell, Rocco DeLuca, Fergie, Dave ...

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