February 2011 Update


February 2011 Update

SONOR US Artist Joe Babiak has put together this nice video playing along to Michael Angelo Batio’s “Hands Without Shadows”.

Congratulations to Tomas Haake (Meshuggah) and Ida (bassist for Crucified Barbara) on their recent wedding and Ed Udhus (Zebrahead) and his wife Kari on the birth of their second daughter!

Tal Bergman is embarking on a world tour with Joe Bonamassa, tour dates: www.jbonamassa.com/

Congrats to Tommy Clufetos – Ozzy Osbourne has been nominated for the 53rd Grammy Awards in the category Best Hard Rock Performance for the track “Let me hear you scream”, taken from Ozzy’s latest album “Scream”. Besides, Porcupine Tree (with Gavin Harrison on drums) are nominated in the category Best Surround Sound Album for “The Incident”, the latest album from the UK modern proggers. The Award show will be held February 13.

Off the record… Michael Wolpers is on Treibhaus’ latest release “Alphatier” (www.treibhaus-sound.de), Chris Sutherland is on Glen Drover’s new album “Metalusion”, in stores April 5, 2011 (www.magnacarta.net).