December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEW-SCENTED Working On 'Very Special Release' For Next Year

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have commenced work on "a bunch of new songs" for "a very special release" which will see the light of day next year. The band states: "The material's flow is awesome and we feel it's headed well into the right direction we explored on 'Icarus' and taking things a notch further. We ...

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FINNTROLL Completes Work On New Album

Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL have completed work on their sixth album at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2010's "Nifelvind" will be released worldwide through Century Media Records in late March 2013. Commented the band: "Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new FINNTROLL album! Now we're gonna crack open a couple of ...

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JEFF LOOMIS Interviewed In Liverpool (Video)

Chris Simpson of Merseyside Metal Madness conducted an interview with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis on October 23 at the 02 Academy in Liverpool, England. You can now watch the chat below. Loomis recently released a brand-new song, "A Liar's Chain", recorded with his touring band consisting of Joe Nurre (guitar and vocals), Anup Sastry ...

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SNOWY SHAW To Guest On New SORROWS PATH Album

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME, DREAM EVIL, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR) will make a guest appearance on the sophomore album from Greek doom metallers SORROWS PATH. Snowy will sing a duet with SORROWS PATH frontman Angelos Ioannidis on a song titled "Everything Can Change". SORROWS PATH's follow-up to 2010's ...

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WOLF Interviewed In Manchester (Video)

Chris Simpson of Merseyside Metal Madness conducted an interview with Niklas Stålvind, vocalist and guitarist of Swedish metallers WOLF, before the band's October 19 concert in Manchester, England with EVILE. You can now watch the chat below. WOLF last year parted ways with guitarist Johannes "Axeman" Losbäck and replaced him with Simon Johansson (ABSTRAKT ALGEBRA, ...

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VITAL REMAINS: 16 Songs Written For Next Album

Rádio Evil conducted an interview with VITAL REMAINS guitarist/mainman Tony Lazaro when the band played at Carioca Club in São Paulo, Brazil on December 15 with KRISIUN and MALEVOLENT CREATION. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2007's "Icons of Evil", Tony said: "We are working on the ...

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RAVEN LORD: Second 'Raven Lord TV' Episode Posted Online

The second episode of Raven Lord TV from multinational metallers RAVEN LORD can be seen below. RAVEN LORD recently announced the addition of keyboardist Alessandro Duo (VOODOO HIGHWAY) to the group's ranks. The Italian musician will join RAVEN LORD on the road in 2013 and will take part in all of the band's future recordings. ...

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GWAR Frontman Pays Tribute To MIKE SCACCIA

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) has posted the following message regarding the passing of MINISTRY and RIGOR MORTIS guitarist Mike Scaccia: "The metal and music world in general lost a true legend this past week after the unexpected death of MINISTRY and RIGOR MORTIS guitar player Mike Scaccia. Mike collapsed during a RIGOR ...

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