January 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

WARBRINGER: Video Interview Posted Online

Metal Gods TV conducted an interview with Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER at U.K.'s Hard Rock Hell V festival, which took place December 1-4, 2011 at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales. You can now watch the chat below. WARBRINGER's third album, "Worlds Torn Asunder", sold around 2,000 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announcement Coming Tomorrow

IRON MAIDEN's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Something of primal interest to all MAIDEN fans … Monday, January 2nd at 9 p.m. GMT [4 p.m. EST]." The band added on Twitter, "It's not a tour announcement and it's not a DVD announcement either. It will be something brought to you ...

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SABATON To Release 'Carolus Rex' In May

Swedish metallers SABATON have set "Carolus Rex" as the title of their new album, tentateively due at the end of May via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented the band: "We felt it was time for America to get something of a special show and this time the release party will be in Los Angeles, California [on ...

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OPETH, KATATONIA Interviewed In Portland (Video)

Northern Fury conducted separate interviews with bassist Martin Mendez of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH and guitarist/co-founder Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström of Swedish dark rockers KATATONIA on October 16, 2011 in Portland, Oregon. You can now watch the resulting footage below. OPETH's new album, "Heritage", sold 19,000 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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EXODUS: Multi-Camera Video Footage Of 'Holty Matrimony' Concert

Quality multi-camera video footage of EXODUS' performance at a special concert in celebration of EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt and Lisa Perticone's wedding can be seen below. The event took place on September 24, 2011 at Avalon in Santa Clara, California, and featured additional appearances by HEATHEN, DEATH ANGEL, MIDNIGHT CHASER, SEVERED FIFTH, ANGERHEAD, MAD AT ...

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DAYLIGHT DIES Continuing Work On New Album

North Carolina's DAYLIGHT DIES has issued the following update: "On the new album front, we've now completed guitar leads, rhythms, drums and bass guitar and clean guitar are halfway done. We'll wrap everything up in early 2012 and hopefully have a clearer idea for a release date then. Our goal is the first half of ...

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DEEDS OF FLESH: 'Portals To Canaan' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Portals To Canaan", the forthcoming ninth album from California extreme metallers DEEDS OF FLESH, can be seen below. Due in early 2012 via Unique Leader Records, "Portals to Canaan" will feature "amazing artwork and numerous conceptual pieces" by Raymond Swanland. A pre-production teaser for "Portals To Canaan" can be streamed in ...

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