October 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

P.O.D. Song Deemed Too Violent For Festival Show

According to The Pulse Of Radio, P.O.D. canceled an appearance this past Sunday (October 28) at a festival in Ventura, California after officials objected to the lyrics of one of the band's biggest songs, "Youth Of The Nation". According to the Ventura County Star, an official at the Ventura County Fairgrounds sent an email to ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'This American Supports Our Troops'

An American flag that was flown over Camp Leatherneck, amid the battlefields of Afghanistan, during decisive operations against enemy forces in Helmand Province, was dedicated in honor of MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine by Lieutenant Colonel Stephen D. Sklenka of United States Marine Corps. Commented Mustaine: "Besides getting married and the birth of my two children, ...

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NIGHTFALL Completes Work On New Album

Greek symphonic metallers NIGHTFALL have completed work on their new album, "Cassiopeia", for a January 2013 release through Metal Blade Records. The recordings took place in four different places: vocals and keyboards were laid down in Greece (Soundflakes studios and Cyberia); the drums were tracked in Germany in the Soundlodge studios; and the guitar and ...

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MAX CAVALERA Says MASTODON's TROY SANDERS Has Joined His Project With GREG PUCIATO

Brader Bo (a.k.a. Bo Skullbanger) of Singapore’s only metal radio show, "Vicious Volume", which airs on Ria 89.7FM, a station of MediaCorp., conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SEPULTURA) before SOULFLY's October 20 performance at Malaysia's Rockaway festival. You can now watch the chat in four parts below. On his as-yet-unnamed new ...

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MASCHINE Signs With INSIDEOUT MUSIC

InsideOut Music has announced the signing of rising young prog upstarts MASCHINE. The U.K. act, which features guitarist/vocalist Luke Machin and bass player Dan Mashal of THE TANGENT, was named "Best New Band" by both Prog magazine and the Classic Rock Society in 2011. "Since I can remember I've always played the guitar and composed ...

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DIRGE WITHIN Joined By DIVINE HERESY Singer

Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN have recruited Travis Neal (DIVINE HERESY) as their new lead singer following the recent departure of Jeremy "Jerms" Genske. Commented the band: "[We have] wasted no time and [have] begun writing new material as well as planning some new shows in February. We have also put together a raw 100% live ...

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