January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

SIX FEET UNDER Bassist, Drummer Quit

Bassist Terry Butler (SIX FEET UNDER, OBITUARY, DEATH, MASSACRE) has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "I would just like to put it out there that Greg Gall [drums] and I have parted ways with SIX FEET UNDER. "As many of you know, I have been helping OBITUARY out on bass over the past year ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Reveals Possible Setlist For Upcoming Shows

Powerhouse American vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) has issued the following update: "[Listed below are] some of the songs I will play on the tours and shows in the next few months... with plenty of surprises thrown in! So Eastern Europe; Lima, Peru; Venezuela, Tunisia... ARE YOU READY? ...

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THE FAMINE: 'The Architects Of Guilt' Trailer Released

A trailer for "The Architects Of Guilt", the new album from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE, can be viewed below. Due on February 15 via Solid State Records, the follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And The Reaping" was produced by D. Braxton Henry (ex-DEVOURMENT) and was mixed by Jason Suecof (THE BLACK ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'Mother Maiden' Short Film Released

The first of three short films giving further insight into the concept of WITHIN TEMPTATION's fifth studio album, "The Unforgiving", can be viewed below. The CD was produced by Daniel Gibson and is based on a comic book story written by script writer Steven O'Connell (BloodRayne, Dark 48). The band asked comic artist Romano Molenaar ...

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MIASMAL: Debut Album Artwork Unveiled

Old-school Swedish death dealers MIASMAL have revealed the artwork for their self-titled full-length debut, tentatively due in April. The effort will be made available on CD by Dark Descent Records and given the vinyl treatment through Detest Records and Me Saco Un Ojo. The CD version will contain eight brand new tracks as well as ...

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MASTERSTROKE Begins Recording New Album

Finnish melodic metallers MASTERSTROKE have entered the studio to begin recording their fourth album for a 2011 release. The band states, "Drums are done and right now we are in the middle of recording solo guitars." "Walls Of My Temple", the latest video from MASTERSTROKE, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Sami ...

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