January 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

EPICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From North American Tour Posted Online

The sound engineer for Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA has posted several behind-the-scenes video clips from the band's current North American tour. Watch them below. Keyboardist Coen Janssen was forced to sit out EPICA's current North American headlining tour because of "personal reasons." He was replaced by Simone's boyfriend Oliver Palotai (KAMELOT, SONS OF SEASONS, DORO). ...

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SOILWORK: First Webstream From The Studio Available Online

Swedish modern metal godfathers SOILWORK have announced a series of special live-in-studio webstreams throughout the months of January-February-March covering the recording process of the band's new album, "The Panic Broadcast". In collaboration with Ustream, SOILWORK will become the second band on Nuclear Blast Records to broadcast its efforts in the studio in real time to ...

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SOULGRIND: Two New Songs Posted Online

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), has posted two new songs — "The Call Of The Dancing Waters" and "Rain Before The Dawn" — on its MySpace page. The tracks will appear on the group's forthcoming ninth album, "The Tuoni Pathway", which is scheduled for ...

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HERO DESTROYED Begins Recording New Album

Pittsburgh's HERO DESTROYED will enter Soundscape Studios in McKeesport, Pennsylvania this weekend with engineer Dave Watson to begin work on its debut full-length. Tentatively titled "Throes", the CD is scheduled for a summer 2010 release via Relapse Records. HERO DESTROYED recently posted a demo version of a new track, "The Last Upper", on the band's ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Guest On MTV2's 'Headbangers Ball'

Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) will be the featured guest on this Monday's edition of "Headbangers Ball", which now airs every Monday night (technically Tuesday morning) at 3:00 a.m. EST/PST on MTV2. This episode includes short interview segments conducted by "Talking Metal"'s John Ostronomy and Mark Strigl, as well as numerous music videos ...

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OBSCURA: 'Retribution' Reissued With Bonus Tracks

"Retribution", the debut album from German death metallers OBSCURA, will be reissued on February 16 via Relapse Records. The 2006 CD has been remastered and repackaged with three bonus tracks. OBSCURA is currently out on the 2010 Bonecrusher Fest with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, NECROPHOBIC, and more. This European tour will ...

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WHITE WIZZARD: 'Over The Top' Video Released

"Over The Top", the new video from Los Angeles traditional metal heroes WHITE WIZZARD, can be viewed below. The clip sees WHITE WIZZARD trade their axes for guns, as the five members turn into rugged outlaws and bring true heavy metal to the wild west. Filmed with director Dave Vorhes, the video strays from today's ...

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