June 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLASH In Czech Republic; TV Report Available

The "Studio 24" program, which airs on Czech Republic's 24cz channel, recently aired a seven-minute report on Slash's (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) June 8, 2010 concert in Prague. The clip, which includes interview and performance footage, can be viewed below. Slash has tentatively set the first batch of North American tour dates in support ...

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DECEASED Pays Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

Fan-filmed video footage of DECEASED performing a cover version of the DIO classic "Stand Up And Shout" as a tribute to Ronnie James Dio on June 25, 2010 at Club Encore in Austin, Texas can be viewed below. DECEASED is currently working on material for its new album, entitled "Surreal Overdose". Songtitles set to appear ...

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ORPHANED LAND: European Tour Diary Part 2 Available

Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND recently wrapped up their headlining run through Europe and have posted part two in a series of video tour diaries that offer you a chance to witness the band bringing some Middle Eastern flavor to the old world. Watch the latest clip below. ORPHANED LAND will continue to ...

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KORN Singer: 'We've Explored All We Wanted To Explore'

The Pulse of Radio reports: KORN makes a deliberate return to its musical roots on its upcoming album "Korn III - Remember Who You Are", which arrives on July 13 and follows up 2007's untitled eighth studio album. The band even recruited old friend and producer Ross Robinson, who worked on the band's 1994 debut ...

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NOKTURNEL Joined By Ex-DYING FETUS Drummer

Reactivated metallers NOKTURNEL, who are led by Tom Stevens (ex-INCANTATION, MORPHEUS DESCENDS), have announced the addition of drummer Duane Timlin (DYING FETUS) to the group's ranks. Stevens states, "I still intend to have Chad Walls pound out the barbaric beats for NOKTURNEL in the studio, but, as you all know, he simply cannot play for ...

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GRAVEHILL Taps EXHUMED Guitarist For 'Campaign' Tour

Journeyman axe-slinger Matt "Hellfiend" Harvey has been tapped by GRAVEHILL for the upcoming "Campaign For Death Metal Purity" tour, also featuring HOD and CARDIAC ARREST. Harvey is known for his work with such extreme acts as EXHUMED, REPULSION, DEKAPITATOR and SCARECROW. Kicking off July 2 in Portland, Oregon, "Campaign For Death Metal Purity" "was designed ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Scores With 'Bad Company'

The Pulse of Radio reports that FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH needed a song to fill out their live set back when they were headlining with just one album, so the band decided to cover the BAD COMPANY classic "Bad Company". But the tune became so popular with fans that the group finally decided to record ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON's RONNIE JAMES DIO Dedication

Video footage of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson dedicating the song "Blood Brothers" to Ronnie James Dio during MAIDEN's June 19, 2010 concert in San Bernardino, California can be viewed below. Dickinson sent out the track to "a mentor of mine — a guy who very sadly passed away," he said from the stage. "Somewhere, ...

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Norwegian Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

A number of Norwegian heavy metal and hard rock musicians took part in a Ronnie James Dio tribute concert this past Saturday (June 26) at Byscenen in Haugesund, Norway. Scheduled to perform at the event were the following: * Daniel Maage (DACCORD) - Vocals * Øyvind Skarstein Eilerås (GRAVEMACHINE) - Drums * Per Egil Larsen ...

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