January 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

JEFF LOOMIS: Video Footage Of NAMM Guitar Clinic

Former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis took part in a clinic at the Schecter booth at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Video footage of his performance can be seen below. Loomis last year released a ...

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DIAMOND PLATE Recording New Album

Chicago thrashers DIAMOND PLATE have begun recording their new studio album, due later in the year via Earache Records. The as-yet untitled follow-up to DIAMOND PLATE's 2011 debut, "Generation Why?", is being recorded with producer Neil Kernon (JUDAS PRIEST, NEVERMORE, DEICIDE, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD) at Studio Chicago in the band's hometown. DIAMOND PLATE lead ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Rob Zombie has set "Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor" as the title of his new album, due on April 23 via Zodiac Swan/T-Boy/Ume. T-Boy Records is veteran rock manager Andy Gould's new partnership with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) which will serve as an umbrella label releasing new music and albums from established iconic hard-rock bands with ...

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METALLICA To Headline Fifth Annual 'Revolver Golden Gods Awards'

The fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards presented By Epiphone will take place Thursday, May 2, at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles. For the first time ever, the event will be broadcast live on national television through AXS TV and broadcast in the US and key international markets through Xbox LIVE and Facebook. Tickets ...

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HAVOK: 'Point Of No Return' Video Released

"Point Of No Return", the new video from Denver-based metallers HAVOK, can be seen below. The song is the title track to the band's EP, released last spring as a tide-me-over release while the band continued their non-stop touring. The video was directed by Roy Warner and was filmed on location in Detroit, Michigan. Discussing ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Unveils Signature Amp At NAMM (Video)

SoCalMusicToday.com conducted an interview with TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. Budda Amplification recently announced the release of its new AS Preceptor Alex ...

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THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT: New Album Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

Dutch extreme metallers THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT will release their fourth full-length album, "Tetragrammaton", on May 14 (one day earlier internationally) via Season Of Mist. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Gods Amongst Insects 02. H.W.A. (Human Wave Attack) 03. Drugs, Thugs & Machetes 04. Todesnacht von Stammheim 05. S.A.D.M. (Svpreme Avantgarde ...

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