December 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

KORN Frontman Comments On Latest GRAMMY Nomination

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has commented on the band's nomination in the "Best Metal Performance" category at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. "Best Metal Performance" nominees: * IRON MAIDEN - "El Dorado" (from "The Final Frontier") * KORN - "Let ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN Names His Five Favorite Movies Of All Time (Video)

During a recent trip to New York City, SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan checked in to share his five favorite films of all time. Watch the three-and-a-half-minute clip below. Once again two members of SLIPKNOT seem to have made contradictory statements about the band's future following the death last May of bassist Paul Gray. Drummer ...

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APOSTASY Signs With RAMBO MUSIC

Swedish death/black metallers APOSTASY have inked a deal with Gothenburg, Sweden's Rambo Music, a division of Gain Music Entertainment (which is distributed and partly owned by Sony Music), for the release of the band's third album, "Nuclear Messiah". A medley of tracks that will appear on "Nuclear Messiah", which is tentatively due in April 2011, ...

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UNEARTH: Orangevale Performance Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has uploaded video footage of Massachusetts metallers UNEARTH performing the song "Black Hearts Now Reign" on October 13, 2010 at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. UNEARTH has tapped KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist and renowned producer Adam Dutkiewicz to helm the band's next studio album, tentatively due in early 2011 via Metal Blade ...

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ENSLAVED Drum-Cam Footage Posted Online

Sick Drummer Magazine has uploaded drum-cam footage of drummer Cato Bekkevold of progressive/psychedelic Norwegian black metallers ENSLAVED performing the song "Ethica Odini" during the band's November 26, 2010 concert at the Knitting Factory in Reno, Nevada. Watch the clip below. "Axioma Ethica Odini", the eleventh studio album from ENSLAVED, sold around 1,400 copies ...

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AMASEFFER: New Song Available For Streaming

A pre-production version of "Pillar Of Fire", a brand new song from the Israeli heavy metal band AMASEFFER, can be streamed using the audio player below. The track, which features lead vocals from Mats Levén (THERION, KRUX, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), comes off the group's forthcoming album, "When The Lions Leave Their Den", the second part of ...

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HELLFIGHTER Preparing To Release 'Damnation's Wings'

HELLFIGHTER, the band formed by ex-members of cult U.K. thrashers XENTRIX, has completed work on its debut album, "Damnation's Wings". According to a press release, the CD was recorded at Viscon Studios in Northwest England and at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, U.K. and it "showcases ten new songs [that see] HELLFIGHTER sticking to their thrash ...

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WHIPLASH Rejoined By Drummer TONY SCAGLIONE

New Jersey thrashers WHIPLASH have announced the return of the group's original drummer, Tony Scaglione, after an amicable split with Joe Cangelosi (KREATOR), who played on the group's "Ticket To Mayhem" (1987), "Insult To Injury" (1990) and "Unborn Again" (2009) albums. WHIPLASH is a three-piece power trio hailing from New Jersey. The band was assembled ...

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