December 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

MEGADETH To 'Probably' Begin Recording New Album Next Summer

MEGADETH is tentatively planning to enter the studio in mid-2018 to begin recording its new album for a 2019 release. Guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine revealed on Twitter that he is in the process of "collecting ideas" for the follow-up to 2016's "Dystopia". MEGADETH's upcoming effort will mark the group's first release to feature drummer Dirk Verbeuren, ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist MARC RIZZO To Release 'Rotation' Solo Album In March

SOULFLY and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY guitarist Marc Rizzo will release his new solo album, "Rotation", on March 30 via Combat Records/EMP Label Group/Amped in North America, and Combat/SPV in Europe. "Rotation" is the fourth solo release for Rizzo, following 2004's "Colossal Myopia", 2006's "The Ultimate Devotion" (both released by legendary shred label Shrapnel), and the independently ...

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THERION: First Trailer For 'Beloved Antichrist' Rock Opera

On February 2, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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MR. BIG: Video Recap Of Return To The Philippines

A video recap of MR. BIG's October 12 return to Manila, the Philippines can be seen below. MR. BIG is on tour promoting its ninth studio album, "Defying Gravity", which was released on July 7 via Frontiers Music Srl. The effort is available at traditional retail and all digital service providers, as is a deluxe-edition ...

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