January 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

New ANVIL Bassist Interviewed On 'Maximum Threshold' (Audio)

New ANVIL bassist Sal Italiano was interviewed on this past weekend's edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. When asked about landing the ANVIL gig, Italiano said, "We've been friends for a really long time. Back in the day, we used to play this ...

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THE DEVASTATED: New Song Available For Streaming

"Devil's Messenger", the title track from the new album from Riverside, California's THE DEVASTATED, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Described as a "gross, grimy, groove metal masterpiece," the CD will be released on February 14 via Century Media Records. The brainchild of former IMPENDING DOOM and OBLIGE members, THE DEVASTATED already has ...

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UFOMAMMUT Reveals First Chapter Of 'Oro' Two-Album Series

More details on "Oro: Opus Primum" — the first installment of the new two-album series from Italy's supernatural doom sorcerers UFOMAMMUT — have this week been confirmed. Already known for their attention to detail with each release, including incredibly detailed and quality artwork and packaging, as expansive and layered as every obliterating UFOMAMMUT release is ...

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1349 Announces Special Norwegian Shows

Norwegian black metallers 1349 have scheduled the following dates in their home country: April 27 - Hulen - Bergen, Norway April 28 - Folken - Stavanger, Norway Commented the band: "We had a splendid evening last time we visited Hulen; there was a fiery connection between the band and the audience, and the natural ambience ...

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Call For Birmingham To Host A BLACK SABBATH Day

According to the Birmingham Post, Philip Parkin of the Birmingham City Council has written a letter of recommendation urging city officials in Birmingham, England create a "Black Sabbath Day" to highlight the legendary rock band's contribution to music. The "Destination Birmingham" document said: "BLACK SABBATH's reunion and their agreement to headline Download Festival ...

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THE CULT: More 'Choice Of Weapon' Details Revealed

One of the finest British rock acts to have enjoyed worldwide success over the last few decades, THE CULT has wrapped up recording "Choice Of Weapon", the group's first studio album in five years. The album is set for a May 22 U.S. release on the band's new label Cooking Vinyl, and its 10 tracks ...

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LAMB OF GOD's 'Resolution' Lands On U.K. Chart

"Resolution", the new album from Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD, has entered the official U.k. chart at position No. 19. As previously reported, "Resolution", has landed at No. 3 on the official Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) chart The CD is likely to sell between 50,000 and 55,000 copies in the United ...

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