December 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

HIM's VILLE VALO Speaks To Italy's YouRock.TV (Video)

On October 15, YouRock.TV conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 on The Billboard 200 ...

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INSOMNIUM's VILLE FRIMAN Checks In From The Studio

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM are currently recording their new album for an early 2014 release via Century Media Records. Says INSOMNIUM guitarist/vocalist Ville Friman: "We've now recorded rhythm guitars for five songs. "In addition to Marshall+EVH combo, we're also using Mesa Single Rectifier and my seven-stringed Mayones to add some more depth and fatness ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON: New Video Clip From The Studio

Finnish composer/producer and guitar player Timo Tolkki recently tapped Dutch singer Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH, REVAMP) to lay down the main vocals on the follow-up to TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON's debut album, "The Land Of New Hope". Jansen will also take part in TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON's upcoming European tour which is planned for May 2014. Other guest ...

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CHTHONIC's FREDDY LIM Speaks To TEMPI-DISPARI (Video)

On December 6, Tempi-Dispari conducted an interview with vocalist Freddy Lim of Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC before the band's concert at Orion in Rome, Italy as the support act for SATYRICON. You can now watch the chat below. CHTHONIC's seventh album, "Bú-Tik", was released in North America via Spinefarm Records in the U.S. digitally on June ...

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