January 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's Autobiography Due In May

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen will release his autobiography entitled "Relentless: The Memoir" on May 21 via Wiley. The book's official description: "Yngwie Malmsteen's revolutionary guitar style — combining elements of classical music with the speed and volume of heavy metal — made him a staple of the 80s rock scene. Decades later, he's still ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS: New Video Interview MIKE MARTIN

The Mighty Z of Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with guitarist Mike Martin of Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS on November 26, 2012 at The Fox Theater in Oakland, California. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. ALL THAT REMAINS' "Stand Up" video was directed by P.R. Brown (SLIPKNOT, BULLET FOR ...

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GAMMA RAY To Release 'Master Of Confusion' EP In March

German power metallers GAMMA RAY will release a new EP entitled "Master Of Confusion" on March 15 via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group. GAMMA RAY released "Skeletons & Majesties Live" on double CD, Blu-ray and DVD in Europe on November 30, 2012 and in North America on ...

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THE MOTH GATHERER: Debut Album Details Revealed

"A Road Of Gravel And Skulls", a brand new song from the Swedish experimental/progressive band THE MOTH GATHERER, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The massive, eight-minute track full of progressive emotions and melodic slower sections comes off the group's upcoming debut album, "A Bright Celestial Light", which will be released on April ...

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DEMON LUNG Completes Recording Debut Album

Las Vegas-based doomsters DEMON LUNG have completed recording their debut album at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California. The CD is currently being mixed by Billy Anderson at his studio in Portland, Oregon for a late spring release via Candlelight Records. Las Vegas Weekly recently included DEMON LUNG on their Top 10 Local Bands To Watch ...

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VIGILANCE: 'Queen Of The Midnight Fire' Artwork Unveiled

Slovenian occult act VIGILANCE will release its new album, "Queen Of The Midnight Fire", later in the year via Metal Tank Records. The band's follow-up to 2011's "Steeds Of Time" "will crush everything in [its path] with its excellent mixture of genuine traditional speed heavy metal filled with profound devotion for primordial and ritualistic occultism," ...

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HALESTORM Performs On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' (Video)

HALESTORM were the musical guests on last night's (Tuesday, January 29) edition ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band performed two songs — "Love Bites (So Do I)" and "Freak Like Me" — on the show's indoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. You can now watch video footage of the group's appearance below. HALESTORM ...

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TRAPT's 'Reborn' Cracks U.S. Top 50

"Reborn", the new album from California rockers TRAPT, sold around 8,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 44 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on January 22 via Epochal Artist Records/Capital Music Group, the CD was made available in a standard version as well as ...

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