December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

KROMOSOM's First CD Due In January

Boasting an entirely unhinged, filthy auditory assault, Melbourne, Australia-based ragers KROMOSOM have hooked up with Southern Lord Recordings for the band's first CD release, "Live Forever". Born in the smoldering wake of now-defunct Australian crust acts SCHIFOSI and PISSCHRIST, and featuring current members of LEPROSY, BLOODY HAMMER and fellow Southern Lord mercenaries NUCLEAR DEATH TERROR, ...

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Slovenian Thrashers ERUPTION Release Sophomore Album

"Tenses Collide", the sophomore release by Slovenain thrashers ERUPTION, has just been released via Xtreem Music. Picking up where they left off with their debut, "Lifeless Paradise", ERUPTION's new CD is described in a press release as "lethal, unadulterated thrash similar to that of such well-known stalwarts of the genre as TESTAMENT, FORBIDDEN and VIO-LENCE." ...

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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN Talks About 'Hysteria' In Vegas

DEF LEPPARD will play its 1987 album, "Hysteria", in its entirety as part of the Las Vegas residency, which is scheduled to kick off at the end of March. Viva Hysteria! follows Hard Rock residencies from MÖTLEY CRÜE and GUNS N' ROSES. Tickets are on sale now and start at $49.50, with floor seats going ...

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EPYSODE: Video Footage From 'II' Recording Sessions

New video footage from the recording sessions for the EPYSODE "II" album from Samuel Arkan, the guitarist of the Belgian band VIRUS IV, can be seen below. The CD, which is tentatively due in 2013, will feature a guest appearance by EVERGREY frontman Tom Englund, among other musicians. The effort is being recorded at Noise ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM Mainman's HATE MEDITATION: New Song Available For Streaming

A rough-mix, instrumental version of a new song from HATE MEDITATION, the project featuring members of NACHTMYSTIUM, LEVIATHAN, DARK FORTRESS and VITANDUS, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track will appear on HATE MEDITATION's self-titled debut album, which will be released in early 2013 via Indie Recordings. HATE MEDITATION was founded by ...

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RUSH Frontman Interviewed On PLANET ROCK (Audio)

Bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee of Canadian rock legends RUSH was interviewed on Friday, December 21 on the U.K. digital radio station Planet Rock. During the chat, which can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below, he discussed the new deluxe reissue of the band's classic album "2112", the upcoming U.K. leg of the "Clockwork Angels" tour, ...

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