January 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

New Song Premiere: DESTRÖYER 666's 'Live And Burn'

Renegade black/thrash maniacs DESTRÖYER 666 return with their long-awaited new manifesto, "Wildfire", due on February 26 via Season Of Mist. With "Wildfire", the band delivers one of 2016's most forceful heavy metal albums. Anthemic tracks such as "Traitor", "Live and Burn", "Hounds At Ya Back" and the title track are feral, full-on ragers that hunt ...

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Former LEATHERWOLF Members Launch HAUNT OF JACKALS

Former LEATHERWOLF members Carey Howe and Geoff Gayer have teamed up with solo recording artist Wreck Ignition to form HAUNT OF JACKALS. HAUNT OF JACKALS began to take shape in 2015 after Howe and Gayer decided to launch a modern metal band which clearly showcased some of their newer hardcore metal influences. The duo teamed ...

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ASPHYX Frontman Has High Hopes For Next Studio Album

Jägermeister conducted an interview with vocalist Martin Van Drunen of Dutch doom/death metal veterans ASPHYX on November 7 at the Damnation festival in Leeds, England. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ASPHYX's plans to record the follow-up to 2012's "Deathhammer" album: "When it comes to ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Bassist JEFF HUGHELL Releases New Solo Album

SIX FEET UNDER bassist Jeff Hughell will release his third full-length solo album, "Trinidad Scorpion Hallucinations", on January 8 via iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and JeffHughell.com. Just like the scorching pepper the album is named after, these songs are not for the faint of heart. The record takes the listener on a roller coaster of extreme ...

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DREAM THEATER's MIKE MANGINI, FOO FIGHTERS' TAYLOR HAWKINS To Perform At 27th Annual 'Drum-Off' Finals

Five talented drummers from across the country have been chosen from over 5,000 drummers entered in more than 1,000 local competitions nationwide to compete as finalists in Guitar Center's 27th annual Drum-Off: the world's premier drum competition. A proven platform for success, celebrated and embraced by the drumming community, past winners have gone on to ...

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TED NUGENT Calls PRESIDENT OBAMA 'Psychopathic, America-Hating Liar' After Gun-Control Speech

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has slammed President Obama as "a Chicago scam artist in chief" and "a psychopathic, America-hating liar" after the president's speech on gun violence. Earlier today, Obama announced a series of new measures to strengthen gun controls, including requiring all gun sellers to conduct background checks before selling a firearm. Nugent ...

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