December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

GHOST: Video Footage Of Entire Tilburg Concert

Video footage of mysterious Swedish buzz band GHOST's entire November 30, 2011 concert at 013 in Tilburg, Holland can be viewed in two parts below. GHOST has announced that it will embark on its first-ever North American headlining tour in January. GHOST cult leader "Papa Emeritus" (rumored to be REPUGNANT/SUBVISION's Tobias Forge, who takes the ...

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FOZZY Frontman Interviewed By 'The Metalheadz' (Video)

Peter Bailey of "The Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho prior to the band's November 10, 2011 concert at at Central Station in Wrexham during the band's "The Madness Returns" U.K. tour. You can now watch the chat below. FOZZY recently parted ways with bassist Sean ...

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DIABULUS IN MUSICA Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Spanish female-fronted symphonic metallers DIABULUS IN MUSICA have inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band's sophomore album will be released in March 2012. Comments the group: "We feel extremely happy and proud to start working hand-in-hand with one of the biggest labels in our genre today. We both share a similar enthusiasm towards ...

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BUCKCHERRY Ready To 'Push The Boundaries' On Next Record

According to The Pulse Of Radio, BUCKCHERRY guitarist Keith Nelson told Gibson.com that the band wants to "push the boundaries" of its sound on its sixth studio album, which the group is writing now and plans to record early in 2012. Nelson explained, "We're not going to make an experimental jazz record, but I don't ...

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RUSH's NEIL PEART Like You've Never Heard Him Before

Drum Channel and Jammit announce a special promotion offering exclusive free access to the RUSH track "YYZ" available only to Drum Channel members. Jammit allows users to isolate the drums from the rest of the instruments on the legendary "YYZ" track, learn the track and then record your own version. The promotion allows signed up ...

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DUNDERBEIST Signs To INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of Norway's DUNDERBEIST. The band's new album will be released on Febuary 3 in Norway, February 10 in the rest of Europe and February 14 in North America. DUNDERBEIST is described in a press release as "a seven-headed animal [which] is ready to make an everlasting impression on the ...

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ELUVEITIE: 'Helvetios' Track Listing, Cover Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE will release their new album, "Helvetios", on February 10, 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at New Sound Studio in Pfffikon, a municipality in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland, with producer Tommy Vetterli (a.k.a. Tommy T. Baron; CORONER/ex-KREATOR guitarist). According to the band, Vetterli "record[ed] drums, guitars ...

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ELECTRIC BOYS Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Reunited Swedish rockers ELECTRIC BOYS have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE DANKO ...

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