October 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE SWORD's 'Apocryphon' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"Apocryphon", the fourth album from Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD, sold nearly 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 17 on The Billboard 200 chart. John Franck, SVP of Marketing for Razor & Tie, comments: "THE SWORD have created a remarkable album that everyone ...

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ARTIZAN: New Song Available For Streaming

"The Death Of Me", a brand new song from melodic power metallers ARTIZAN, can be streamed below. According to a press release, the track "showcases all of the elements ARTIZAN established on their first album, 'Curse Of The Artizan'." Fantasy artist Marc Sasso created artwork for the "The Death Of Me" single which displays the ...

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HELLOWEEN: More New Album Details Revealed

The follow-up to their 2010 "7 Sinners" release, "Straight Out Of Hell" is the latest studio album to be issued beneath the celebrated HELLOWEEN banner — a banner first unfurled back in 1985. Set for release via Spinefarm Records on January 21, 2013, "Straight Out Of Hell" has been produced by Charlie Bauerfeind, who also ...

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Video: Original SLIPKNOT Singer's PAINFACE Opens For COREY TAYLOR's STONE SOUR In Des Moines

PAINFACE, the band featuring SLIPKNOT's original singer, Anders Colsefni, opened for STONE SOUR, which features SLIPKNOT's current frontman Corey Taylor, this past Monday, October 29 at Wooly's in Des Moines, Iowa. Fan-filmed video footage of PAINFACE's performance can be seen below. Colsefni, one of the founding members of SLIPKNOT alongside percussionist Shawn "The Clown" Crahan, ...

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MANOWAR Performs On German TV (Video)

MANOWAR returned to Germany's cult show "TV Total" last night (Tuesday, October 30) and reunited with the program's host and entertainer Stefan Raab. You can now watch video footage of the band's appearance by following the links below. * "Touch The Sky" performance: Video * Interview: Video 2012 marks the 10th ...

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DOWN: New Video Interview With KIRK WINDSTEIN

International Talent Booking conducted an interview with DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein before the band's sold-out October 21 concert at at Roundhouse in Camden, London, England. You can now watch the chat below. "Down IV Part I - The Purple EP" sold 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut ...

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DEATH ANGEL: New Video Interview With ROB CAVESTANY

The Mighty Z of Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with guitarist Rob Cavestany of San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL prior to their October 25 concert at The New Parish in Oakland, California. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is performance footage from the Oakland show. DEATH ANGEL's long-awaited DVD, ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Threshold' Performance Clip From 'Gates Of Dalhalla' DVD

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL will release a concert DVD+2CD and Blu-ray+2CD, "Gates Of Dalhalla", on November 30 via Nuclear Blast. The set will feature the band's extraordinary 135-minute 15th-anniversary show that took place on July 28 on the historic open-air stage Dalhalla, built in an old quarry near the small Swedish village Rättvik. The footage ...

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