February 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE Members Join Forces In PROJECTED

SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) have joined forces with ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric "Erock" Friedman in a brand new project called PROJECTED. PROJECTED has entered the studio to begin recording its debut release, to be made available later in the year. Connolly describes PROJECTED's musical direction as ...

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TRIPTYKON To Play Special Intimate Show In Austria

TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — has been invited to play a very special and exceptional show on June 23 in Abtenau, Austria, near Salzburg. The concert will take place at a mountain lodge surrounded by breathtaking vistas of the high Alps for ...

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ANATHEMA: New Album Details Revealed

U.K. atmospheric rock band ANATHEMA will release its new album, "Weather Systems", on April 24 via The End Records. The follow-up to 2010's "We're Here Because We're Here" was recorded in Liverpool, North Wales and Oslo, each place significant to ANATHEMA past, present and future. The record was produced and mastered by Christer-André Cederberg (ANIMAL ...

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LOU REED To Perform 'Lulu' Material On European Tour

Former THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman Lou Reed will embark on the "From VU to LULU" European tour in the summer. The trek will start in Luxembourg on Wednesday, June 6 and will take in several festivals, including Switzerland's Caribana, France's Montereau, Berlin's Citadel and Slovakia's Pohoda. Lou will also perform several concerts in France, Holland, ...

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LULLACRY: First 'Where Angels Fear' Teaser Video

The first video teaser for "Where Angels Fear", the long-awaited fifth album from the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY, can be seen below. Due on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings, the CD — which marks the first LULLACRY release since 2005's "Vol. 4" — was produced by Mikko ...

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NAPALM DEATH Frontman Breaks Down Songs On New Album (Video)

The first in a series of four clips in which vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway of British/American grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH explains the lyrics and meaning behind each and every song on the band's new album, "Utilitarian", can be seen below. The six-minute video covers the instrumental opening track "Circumspect", as well as "Errors In The ...

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KREATOR: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR have set "Phantom Antichrist" as the title of their new album, due on June 1 in Europe and June 5 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD is currently being recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with renowned producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, SOILWORK, DEVIN TOWNSEND, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's KIA Commercial Posted Online

Dreams have been a topic of speculation and interest throughout history, and Kia Motors America (KMA) is tapping into the idea of dreams revealing true desires in a new 60-second commercial set to air during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVI. In the spot, titled "Drive the Dream", the new 2012 Optima Limited races ...

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