January 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

GREAT WHITE To Film 'Heart Of A Man' Video

Classic rockers GREAT WHITEMark Kendall (lead guitar), Scott Snyder (bass), Audie Desbrow (drums), Michael Lardie (guitar, keyboards) and Terry Ilous — will film a video for the song "Heart Of A Man" this Friday night, February 1 at Sycuan Casino in El Cajon, California. Also appearing on the bill at the show is ...

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BLODARV: 'A Snowy Night In November' Video Released

Danish black metallers BLODSARV have released a video for "A Snowy Night In November", a track from their newly released fourth full-length album, "Gâst". The clip was filmed earlier this month in the Northland region of Bornholm, the island home of founder and frontman Hugin, and features appearances from BLODARV members Satinae Ma (clean vocals) ...

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VOIVOD: 'Target Earth' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Target Earth", the new album from Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD, sold around 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was issued on January 22 via the band's own company, Iron Gang Factory, and Century Media. VOIVOD's previous album, "Infini", opened with around 840 units back in July 2009. ...

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KISS Members Reflect On 40 Years: 1973-2013

Forty years ago in January 1973, Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and Peter Criss held auditions for a lead guitarist for their new band. As the group took shape, they chose Ace Frehley. Paul suggested the name KISS, and the band was born. Later that month, KISS performed its first show on January 30 at Popcorn, ...

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HELLOWEEN: 'Straight Out Of Hell' Cracks U.S. Top 100

"Straight Out Of Hell", the new album from German power metallers HELLOWEEN, sold around 4,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 97 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD entered the Media Control chart in Germany at position No. 4 — the highest chart position ...

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OTEP: 'Hydra' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Hydra", the sixth full-length studio album from singer poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, sold around 2,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 155 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was released on January 22 via Victory Records. "Atavist", the fifth full-length album ...

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SLASHER: 'Overcome' Video Released

"Overcome", the new video from Brazilian thrashers SLASHER, can be seen below. The clip was produced in Itapira, Brazil by Agência Soluciona. Commented guitarist and director Lucas Bagatella: "We wanted to release this new song with a music video. We had a lot of different ideas and we decided to have something more creative this ...

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THRESHOLD: 'Staring At The Sun' Video Released

"Staring At The Sun", the new video from British progressive metallers THRESHOLD, can be seen below. The clip was conceived by Achim Bieler, who won a fan contest run by the band. After he submitted his original concept and was voted the winner, THRESHOLD worked with him to shoot additional footage, aiming to create an ...

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