December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

IN FLAMES: Video Footage Of Entire Tilburg Concert

Video footage of IN FLAMES's entire November 30, 2011 concert at 013 in Tilburg, Holland can be viewed in four parts below. IN FLAMES' tenth album, "Sounds Of A Playground Fading", was recently certified gold in the group's home country of Sweden for sales in excess of 20,000 copies. Note: The International Federation of the ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Parts Ways With INTERSCOPE

LIMP BIZKIT has parted ways with Interscope, the label that has released all of the band's records thus far through its subsidiaries Flip, Geffen and Suretone Records. Even though LIMP BIZKIT's latest album, "Gold Cobra", was the band's first CD to feature the original lineup of Fred Durst (vocals), Wes Borland (guitar), Sam Rivers (bass), ...

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Drummer PAUL BOSTAPH Quits TESTAMENT

TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy has confirmed to U.K.'s Terrorizer magazine that drummer Paul Bostaph has left the band. Due to a "serious injury," Bostaph was absent from the recording sessions for TESTAMENT's new album, "The Dark Roots Of Earth", which is scheduled for release on April 27, 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. He ...

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METALLICA Headed To Danish Prison

METALLICA will perform its top-selling 1991 LP, "Metallica", a.k.a. "the black album," in its entirety on June 6, 2012 in Horsens, Denmark at Statsfngsel, a former prison for inmates serving long sentences. Built in 1853, this large building's notable prisoners included former Minister Of Justice Peter Adler Alberti and mass murderer Peter Lundin. As time ...

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MTLEY CRE Drummer Sued By Former Assistant

According to TheWrap.com, MTLEY CRE drummer Tommy Lee is being sued by his former assistant for defamation and failure to pay overtime, among other claims. Michael Anthony Sullivan, who claims to have worked as Lee's "procurer, Man Friday, chauffeur, guide, bookkeeper, attendant, door-keeper, agent, butler, valet, attendant, cook, shopper, nanny, bodyguard, maid, nurse ...

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UFO: More New Album Details Revealed

British rock legends UFO will release their new album, "Seven Deadly", on February 28, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort, which was recorded with producer Tommy Newton at his Area 51 studio in Celle, Germany, will be made available as a limited-edition digipack (including two bonus tracks), a double gatefold LP with ...

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TRIVIUM: Video Footage Of Entire Tilburg Concert

Video footage of TRIVIUM's entire November 30, 2011 concert at 013 in Tilburg, Holland as the support act for IN FLAMES can be viewed in two parts below. TRIVIUM will join forces with Swedish metallers IN FLAMES for a co-headining North American tour in January/February. Support on the trek will come from VEIL OF MAYA ...

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CALIBAN: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

German modern metallers CALIBAN will release their eighth studio album, "I Am Nemesis", on February 28, 2012 via Century Media Records. The CD will feature guest appearances by Marcus Bischoff (HEAVEN SHALL BURN) and Mitch Lucker (SUICIDE SILENCE). After spending 10 months writing new material, the band is very excited to get the record out ...

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