October 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

POWER QUEST Parts Ways With Singer

U.K. metallers POWER QUEST have parted ways with Sri Lankan vocalist Chitral "Chity" Somapala (FIREWIND, FARO, AVALON) a little over a year after the Germany-based singer first joined the group. Commented the band: "We are sorry to have to announce that Chity Somapala has left POWER QUEST, making the appearance at Bloodstock Open Air his ...

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GOROD Begins Recording New Album

French tech-death metallers GOROD have entered the studio with producer Frdric "Elmobo" Motte to begin laying down their new album for an early 2012 release. Elmobo will oversee the recording of the drums, bass and vocals, while all guitars will be tracked by GOROD's mastermind Matthieu Pascal at his Bud Records Studio. The miix and ...

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SOLE REMEDY Guitarist Dies After Being Run Over By Truck

Mikko Laine, the 30-year-old guitarist of the Finnish metal band SOLE REMEDY, was killed in a traffic accident last night (October 2) in the Dutch municipality of Baarlo just hours after the band's performance at the ProgPower Europe festival. According to a spokesperson for the Sjiwa youth center (where the concert took place), the accident ...

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ARCH ENEMY: New Video Interview With MICHAEL AMOTT

Groovey of Colorado Music Buzz & Entertainment conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Amott of Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY when the band played in Engelwood, Colorado on October 1 with DEVILDRIVER and CHTHONIC. You can now watch the chat below. ARCH ENEMY's December 13 show in Cologne will be filmed for a future DVD ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH's Q&A Session At Sweden's ROCKMSSAN (Video)

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach took part in a question-and-answer session yesterday (Sunday, October 2) at Rockmssan in Malm, Sweden. You can now watch video footage of his appearance in two parts below. Sebastian Bach's new solo album, "Kicking & Screaming", was released on September 27 via Frontiers Records. The CD was produced by ...

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OPETH Members Talk 'Heritage' In New Video Interview Part 2

The U.K. branch of Roadrunner Records recently conducted an interview with Mikael kerfeldt (vocals, guitar) and Fredrik kesson (guitar) of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH. You can now watch the second part of the chat below. OPETH's new album, "Heritage", sold 19,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Life On The Road' Part 1 (Video)

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from DREAM THEATER's current North American headlining tour can be seen below. DREAM THEATER's new album, "A Dramatic Turn Of Events", sold 36,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to enter The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 8. The ...

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