January 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

MY DYING BRIDE Putting Finishing Touches On New EP

U.K. doom metallers MY DYING BRIDE are back in the studio putting the finishing touches on their upcoming EP, tentatively titled "The Manuscript". Says the band: "We are working on four songs but the EP may only contain three. Artwork being taken care of by Aaron [Stainthorpe, vocals] this time. Release date to be announced." ...

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NIKKI SIXX Talks About His New Schecter Signature Series Bass (Audio)

Schecter Guitar Research recently announced a partnership with MÖTLEY CRÜE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx to create the new Schecter Sixx Signature Series Bass. Sixx introduced the Schecter Sixx with an exclusive signing at the winter NAMM conference in Anaheim, California on January 26 the Schecter booth. In a roundtable discussion with a handful of media ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Frontman Offers New Album Update

New Jersey-based "mathcore" act THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN last fall entered the studio with producer Steve Evetts (EVERY TIME I DIE, POISON THE WELL, SUICIDE SILENCE, SEPULTURA) to begin recording its new album for a spring release through the group's own imprint Party Smasher Inc. via a deal with Sumerian Records. Speaking to AOL's

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: New Single 'In Due Time' Available For Streaming

"In Due Time", the new single from Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE — singer Jesse Leach, guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, bassist Mike D'Antonio, guitarist Joel Stroetzel and drummer Justin Foley — can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the band's forthcoming album, "Disarm The Descent", which will be released on April 2 ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN Presented With PREMIER Commemorative Snare Drum (Video)

Celebrating a relationship that spans two decades, Premier presented Nicko McBrain of IRON MAIDEN with a special one-off snare drum at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Check out video footage of the presentation below. ...

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WEDNESDAY 13: 'Curse The Living' Song Available For Streaming

"Curse The Living", a brand new song from MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off Wednesday 13's fifth solo album, "The Dixie Dead", which will be released on February 18 in the U.K. and on February 19 in North America. "The Dixie Dead" limited-edition packing with ...

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SOILWORK: First 'The Living Infinite' Trailer Released

The first trailer for "The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be seen below. Check out what singer Björn "Speed" Strid has to say about the idea of a double album, the songwriting process and working with new guitarist David Andersson for the first time. "The ...

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KINGDOM COME To Release 'Outlier' In April

KINGDOM COME, the veteran German hard rock band led by singer Lenny Wolf, will release a new studio album, "Outlier", on April 29 in Europe and May 7 in the USA via SPV/Steamhammer. According to a press release, the group's first studio CD featuring completely new material since the arrival of 2009's "Magnified" "picks up ...

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TOOL Member Reportedly Injured In Scooter Crash

According to The Pulse Of Radio, an unidentified member of TOOL recently crashed his Vespa scooter on an icy road, suffering serious injuries and delaying work on the music for the band's long-awaited next album. The musician sustained several broken ribs and a dislocated shoulder in the crash, forcing the band to push back writing ...

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