December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

RAGE: '21' Track Listing 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. "21" track listing: ...

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DORO Talks About 'Official' Christmas Anthem (Video)

German metal queen Doro Pesch recently announced the release of the "official" Christmas anthem for all metalheads. "I had a feeling the time was right to record a song for Christmas," says Doro. "I am recording my new album right now, which should be out by next summer. While doing this, I suddenly came up ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Joins MOTRHEAD On Stage In Germany (Video)

DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan played seven sold-out shows in Germany at the end of November as the opening act for MOTRHEAD. Video footage of McKagan performing the classic song "Killed By Death" with MOTRHEAD during the two bands' joint run of dates can be seen ...

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SLIPKNOT, SLAYER, JANE'S ADDICTION, ANTHRAX Members Perform At Benefit Concert (Video)

Henry Rollins recruited SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian, SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo, JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, STONE SOUR drummer Roy Mayorga and members of Rob Zombie's band, including guitarist John 5, for a benefit concert on November 30 at the Avalon in Hollywood, California. Legendary artist Shepard Fairey, ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Joins EXODUS On Stage In Prague; Video Available

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser joined EXODUS on stage earlier tonight (Thursday, December 1) at KC Vltavsk in Prague, Czech Republic to perform the classic EXODUS song "Piranha". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. SEPULTURA and EXODUS are currently on the road in Europe together as part of the "Thrashfest Classics" tour ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Comments On Latest GRAMMY Nomination

MEGADETH is among the nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The band's tenth Grammy nomination is for its new single, "Public Enemy No. 1", off MEGADETH's latest album, "TH1RT3EN", which came out on November 1. Commented MEGADETH mainman Dave ...

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THE NIBIRUAN Announces Lineup Changes

Vocalist Asim Searah has left THE NIBIRUAN the Finnish metal band featuring former AMORAL guitarist Silver Ots alongside Lauri Koskenniemi (guitar) of SHEAR in order to join KIUAS. He has since been replaced by Jules Nveri (PROFANE OMEN, ENEMY OF THE SUN). THE NIBIRUAN also parted ways with Eerik Purdon (bass) and recruited a new ...

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