February 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

KINGDOM COME: More 'Outlier' Album Details Revealed

Fame and fortune have always played a minor role in KINGDOM COME mastermind Lenny Wolf's longstanding career. In fact, his more than 30 years as an artist have been fuelled first and foremost by musical challenges and the desire to keep evolving. His credo has always been authenticity before commercial considerations. "Naturally, nobody is happier ...

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AVANTASIA: 'Invoke The Machine' Lyric Video Released

The lyric video for the song "Invoke The Machine" from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project can be seen below. The track comes off AVANTASIA's new album, "The Mystery Of Time", which will be released on March 30. The effort will be made available as a regular CD, limited-edition vinyl and limited-edition hardcover book with ...

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BUCKCHERRY's 'Confessions' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"Confessions", the sixth studio album from Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY, sold 18,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. BUCKCHERRY's previous CD, "All Night Long", opened with around 28,000 units in August 2010 to debut at No. 10. The band's fourth ...

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ARTILLERY To Enter Studio In June

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will enter the studio in June to begin recording their new album for a late 2013 release. Working songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Dies Irae", "Define Your Sins", "Wardrum Heartbeat" and "Anno Requiem". Singer Søren Adamsen left Danish ARTILLERY last year for personal reasons and was replaced ...

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DELAIN To Release 'Interlude' In May

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN will release a special album, "Interlude", on the following dates: May 1 - Spain, Sweden, Norway May 3 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Benelux May 6 - Rest of Europe May 7 - USA, Canada "Interlude" is described in in a press release as "a fantastic blend of brand-new songs, ...

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On The Tour Bus With EPICA's SIMONE SIMONS

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA are featured in the latest episode of "Bus Invaders". Shot during the band's North American headline tour on November 4, 2012 in Joliet, Iliinois, the clip — which can be seen below — features vocalist Simone Simons giving a walk-through of the band's tour bus. EPICA will celebrate its 10th ...

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AOSOTH: New Song Available For Streaming

French sowers of intelligent, distinctive, and airless black metal AOSOTH will release their new album, "IV: Arrow In Heart", on April 16 via Agonia Records. The CD is a natural improvement over the band's previous release, entitled "III", which already was "a major step forward for Aosoth in creating their own distinct sound" (Sputnik Music). ...

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