December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

GOJIRA: Second Studio Webisode Available

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the new album from French progressive metallers GOJIRA can be seen below. The CD is currently being recorded at Spin Recording Studios in Long Island City, New York with co-producer Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD) for an early 2012 release via ...

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EPICA: New Album Title Revealed

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA have set "Requiem For The Indifferent" as the title of their fifth full-length album, due on March 9, 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany under the watchful eye of Sascha Paeth. Commented the band: "This title refers to the end of an ...

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RAGE: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

German metallers RAGE entered Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany in October to begin recording their 21st studio album, titled "21", for February 24, 2012 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The recordings were once again helmed by Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously worked with SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, HAMMERFALL and HELLOWEEN, among others. Songtitles set to ...

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MASSACRE, MACABRE, MASTER: European 'Army Of Darkness' Tour Dates Announced

Terry Butler (DEATH, MASSACRE, SIX FEET UNDER, DENIAL FIEND, OBITUARY) and Frederick "Rick Rozz" DeLillo (MANTAS, DEATH, MASSACRE, M INC.) will celebrate the 20th anniversary of MASSACRE's classic "From Beyond" album by embarking on a European tour in January/February 2012. Dubbed "Army Of Darkness", the trek will feature additional performances from MACABRE and MASTER. Commented ...

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Updated: TOOL Drummer's VOLTO! Recording New Music

**Updated**: The original version of this report erroneously stated that TOOL had begun recording its new album. The corrected article follows below. Over the Thanksgiving break, VOLTO!, the American jazz rock fusion jam band featuring TOOL drummer Danny Carey, entered the studio with producer Joe Barresi (ISIS, COHEED & CAMBRIA, PUSCIFER, TOMAHAWK) to begin recording ...

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Sweden's NAGLFAR Recording New Album

Swedish black metallers NAGLFAR have entered the studio to begin recording their sixth album, "Tras", for a late spring/early summer 2012 release via Century Media Records. According to a press release, fans should "expect nothing less than another prime example of infernal melodic black metal from the vanguards of the scene." Prior to the new ...

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