November 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

AT THE GATES' 'Slaughter Of The Soul' Focus Of New 30-Minute Documentary From BANGER FILMS

Canadian production company Banger Films ("Metal: A Headbangers Journey", "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage") will release the "Metal Evolution: Albums - Slaughter Of The Soul" documentary on December 25 via BangerTV.com. "Metal Evolution: Albums" is a sequel to Banger's successful 12-part TV series "Metal Evolution". Says Banger Films co-founder Sam Dunn: "I'm continuing ...

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MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT: I See Each OPETH Record As A Possible Last Record

Maniacs Japan earlier in the year conducted an interview with Mikael Åkerfeldt (guitar, vocals) and Fredrik Åkesson (guitar) of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On OPETH celebrating its 25th anniversary this year: Mikael: "I feel like I am 25 years old, ...

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AMORAL To Release 'In Sequence' Album In February

Finnish metal sextet AMORAL will release its seventh studio album in early 2016. "In Sequence", the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows", will be made available in Japan on January 29 via Ward Records, and in the rest of the world on February 5 through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA). Said ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: Why I Will Vote For BERNIE SANDERS

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian said in a new interview that he finds it hard to believe that Donald Trump is running for the highest office in the U.S. Ian told Stay Tuned Interviews: "I look at it this way: if Donald Trump was to become president, then America would actually get what it deserves. It ...

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Video Premiere: SOILWORK's 'Death In General'

"Death In General", the new video from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be seen at Toontrack.com. The clip was directed by Hristo Shindov and shot on location in Joshua Tree, California. Said SOILWORK singer Björn "Speed" Strid: "Recording the video for 'Death In General' was absolutely spectacular. "After finishing up our North American tour ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS: 'Soldierstown' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Soldierstown" from BLACK STAR RIDERS can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's second album, "The Killer Instinct", which was released on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2013's "All Hell Breaks Loose" was recorded in October 2014 at a studio in Nashville, ...

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Unauthorized Biography Of ROB ZOMBIE Now Available

Joel McIver, the U.K.-based author of biographies of METALLICA, SLAYER, BLACK SABBATH, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, MACHINE HEAD and many other artists, has released an unauthorized biography of Rob Zombie via Backbeat Books. "Sinister Urge: The Life And Times Of Rob Zombie" is the first in-depth, career-spanning biography of heavy-metal musician and ...

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STEVE SMITH Explains Decision To Return To JOURNEY

JOURNEY and THE DOOBIE BROTHERS will kick off the San Francisco Fest 2016 tour on Thursday, May 12, again bringing together two of the iconic groups that helped define the San Francisco sound. The tour launches at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, California — with concerts scheduled through August 30, and includes special guest ...

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