February 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former PANTERA Bassist's Memoir Due In March

Former PANTERA and current KILL DEVIL HILL bassist Rex Brown will publish his memoir, "Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story Of Pantera", on March 12 via Da Capo Press. The 320-page book is described as a "starkly honest and revealing" book about Rex's time in one of the most influential and enduringly popular bands ...

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Reunited SAIGON KICK Parts With Bassist TOM DEFILE

The reunited original lineup of the acclaimed 1990s rock band SAIGON KICK has parted ways with bassist Tom DeFile before playing a single show. According to Tom, the split happened because of "personalities and other reasons." Chris McLernon, who was not a part of the original SAIGON KICK lineup, but came aboard as the band's ...

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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY Takes Les Paul Custom Guitar Into The Future

Epiphone today announced the new, limited-edition Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom and limited-edition Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom-7 guitars inspired by TRIVIUM vocalist and guitarist Matt Heafy. The six-string and seven-string models are representative of Heafy's close work with Epiphone luthiers and feature a sleek, all blacked-out Ebony gloss finish. "Epiphone has given me the ...

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WITHIN THE RUINS: 'Feeding Frenzy' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Feeding Frenzy" from Massachusetts heavyweights WITHIN THE RUINS can be seen below. The track comes off the band's third album, "Elite", which will be released on February 26 via eOne/Good Fight Music. Commented WITHIN THE RUINS vocalist Tim Goergen: "This is definitely one of my favorite songs on ...

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HARASAI Signs With QUALITY STEEL RECORDS

HARASAI has inked a deal with Quality Steel Records. The band's second album, "Psychotic Kingdom", will be released in April. The CD was recorded and mixed by ORDEN OGAN's Sebastian Levermann. Mastering duties were handled by Dennis Koehne (CALIBAN, TIAMAT, LACUNA COIL). The "Psychotic Kingdom" title track can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. ...

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DEATHEMBER: 'Quietly' Video Released

"Quietly", the first video from "Going Postal", the debut album from Swedish groove metallers DEATHEMBER, can be seen below. The CD, which features guest appearances by guitarist Ralph Santolla (DEICIDE, OBITUARY, ICED EARTH) and vocalist Daniel Ädel (VILDHJARTA, UNEVEN STRUCTURE), will be made available on April 5 via Violent Groove Music Group. "Going Postal" ...

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STRYPER: 'Second Coming' Audio Samples Available

Frontiers Records last month announced the signing of iconic Christian rockers STRYPER to a multi-album deal. The first CD to be made available the agreement will be a collection of re-recorded versions of the band's classic songs, due in North America on March 26. Entitled "Second Coming" and produced by frontman Michael Sweet, the CD ...

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TNT Singer TONY MILLS Featured In NERGARD Video

"A Question Of God", the new video from the NERGARD — the Norwegan melodic metal act led by musician and composer Andreas Nergård — can be seen below. The song was co-written with legendary British singer Tony Mills (TNT, SHY), who also appears in the clip, which was filmed and edited by Sondre Sivertsen. "A ...

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BEAK Recording Full-Length Debut

BEAK, the Chicago-based post-metal quartet who made a splash with the 2012 EP release "Eyrie", is currently in the studio working on its debut full-length. "The forthcoming record is a contemplation on beginnings and the struggle for life," explained vocalist Jon Slusher. "As a follow-up to 'Eyrie', if in record time was the end of ...

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