December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLAZE BAYLEY Is 'The King Of Metal'

Former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley has commenced work on his new solo album, "The King Of Metal", for a tentative March 2012 release. A European headlining tour in support of the CD will kick off in early March in Belgium. Commented Blaze: "Over the many years I have been a professional ...

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KAYSER Begins Recording Third Album

KAYSER, the Swedish band featuring former SPIRITUAL BEGGARS frontman Spice and ex-THE MUSHROOM RIVER BAND drummer Bob Ruben, entered the studio earlier this month to begin recording its third album for an early 2012 release. Commented the band: "So what's there to say about the long silence? Simply put, we went a bit astray with ...

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ALTARS OF DESTRUCTION Working On Live Video

Finnish thrashers ALTARS OF DESTRUCTION are preparing the release of a live video for the songs "Day Of Judgement" and "Suicide". The filming took place at the band's September 30, 2011 concert at the Firebox Metalfest with director/editor Jani "ViSKi" Viskari (former drummer of ANGUISH), who previously worked with the group on the "Cross The ...

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DEEP PURPLE: 'Icon' Best-Of Compilation Due In January

DEEP PURPLE is featured in a new series of albums "featuring the greatest hits, signature tunes and fan favorites of the most popular artists in music history," which promise to offer "unprecedented value to consumers." The aptly named "Icon" series from Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) launched in August 31, 2010, with releases from 30 major ...

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