January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLIND GUARDIAN, DEICIDE, DEATH ANGEL, Others Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

BLIND GUARDIAN, DEICIDE, DEATH ANGEL, MERCENARY, OBSCURA and OCTOBER FILE have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABINCHOVA ACCEPT ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA BLIND GUARDIAN BREZNO DEATH ANGEL DEICIDE HATE HEAVEN´S ...

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ROCKTAIL THE BAND Pays Tribute To DIO (Video)

Video footage of ROCKTAIL THE BAND — an "association" of over 50 musicians from various bands in the vicinity of the German citiies of Celle, Hannover, Braunschweig and Bielefeld — performing a cover version of DIO's "Holy Diver" on December 18, 2010 at Cd-Kaserne in Celle, Germany can be viewed below. Ronnie James Dio died ...

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POWERWOLF Begins Recording New Album; Photos Available

Multinational metalheads POWERWOLF entered the studio last week to begin recording their new album for a 2011 release via Metal Blade Records. The first photos and video footage from the studio can be viewed below. POWERWOLF organist Falk Maria Schlegel recently stated about the group's new material, "We spent the last three months in the ...

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FIFTH ANGEL Announces New Singer

After months of speculation following their performance at Germany's Keep It True festival last April, the members of the reunited metal stalwarts FIFTH ANGEL have announced Arizona-based powerhouse David Fefolt as their new permanent lead vocalist. Fefolt, who has fronted metal bands such as VALHALLA, HAWK, MASI, FORGOTTEN REALM and ANGELS OF BABYLON, has been ...

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