January 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

SKINEATER Joined By Ex-VISCERAL BLEEDING Singer MARTIN PEDERSEN

Swedish death metallers SKINEATER have recruited Martin Pedersen (ex-VISCERAL BLEEDING) as their new frontman. Says Martin in a statement: "I've been off the death metal ride for almost two years now, getting some much-needed time to reflect on what I want to do. "When I talked to the guys in SKINEATER about this, I immediately ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Enter Studio In February

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen tells Artisan News that the band will enter the studio on February 1 to begin work on the follow-up to 2008's "Songs From The Sparkle Lounge". "I saw Joe [Elliott, vocals], Vivian [Campbell, guitar] and Rick [Allen, drums] on Rick's birthday out here on November 1," he said (see video ...

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FORTID: 'Pagan Prophecies' Video Released

Extreme pagan metallers FORTID are celebrating the start of 2014 with the release of a video for the title track from their 2012 album "Pagan Prophecies". The clip was filmed and edited by Hannu Mikola of Visual Vortex and includes footage of the band performing live during their 2013 tour of Finland, as well as ...

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VINNY APPICE Master Drum Class Scheduled For This Month

Vinny Appice has powered the rhythm of bands such as BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, WORLD WAR III and KILL DEVIL HILL. He has been drumming across the world for over two decades and has co-written songs on over twenty-five records. He is also the author of the instructional book "Rock Steady" and DVD ...

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EXORCISM: Video Teaser For Debut Album

A video teaser with behind-the-scenes and studio footage for the forthcoming, as-yet-untitled full-length debut album from heavy doom metallers EXORCISM, featuring the song "Zero G" that appears on the CD, can be seen below. EXORCISM, which features in its ranks guitarist Joe "Shredlord" Stump (RAVEN LORD, ZVEKAN, HOLYHELL), will release its first CD in the ...

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CHTHONIC In Paris: Orient-Extrême Video Report

Orient-Extrême has uploaded a video report on CHTHONIC's November 15 concert in Paris, France as the support act for SATYRICON. The two-minute clip, which includes a short interview with CHTHONIC bassist Doris Yeh, can be seen below. CHTHONIC's seventh album, "Bú-Tik", was released in North America via Spinefarm Records in the U.S. digitally ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Begins Recording Third Album

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has entered the studio to begin recording its third album for a mid-2014 release via Napalm Records. A couple of photos from the studio can be seen below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY recently recruited Nate Newton of CONVERGE as ...

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