February 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

AEROSMITH's 'Dream On' To Become Official Rock Song Of Massachusetts?

Democratic representatives Josh Cutler of Duxbury and James Cantwell of Marshfield have filed legislation that would make AEROSMITH's 1973 classic "Dream On" Massachusetts' official state song. This comes a week after another state representative introduced a bill that would have made MODERN LOVERS' "Roadrunner" the official state rock song of Massachusetts. "Here we've got a ...

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ICED EARTH: 'Live In Ancient Kourion' Trailer Released

Since ICED EARTH's latest album, "Dystopia", was released in October 2011, the band has been on the attack in a big way, playing more shows in the past year than in the previous ten years... combined. Comments ICED EARTH guitarist/mainman Jon Schaffer: "I feel this is a testament to a new beginning, a new energy ...

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WITHIN THE RUINS: 'Feeding Frenzy' Video Released

"Feeding Frenzy", the new video 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 the album, lyrically and ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Interviewed On 'Iron City Rocks' (Audio)

The latest installment of the "Iron City Rocks" podcast (web site) features an interview with Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE). The podcast is now available for streaming using the audio player below. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's long-talked-about "Unblackened" DVD, which was previously scheduled to be filmed in late August at The Mayan ...

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STRATOVARIUS: Teaser For 'Halcyon Days' Video

Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS recently finished filming a video for the song "Halcyon Days". A teaser for the clip can be seen below. "Halcyon Days" comes off STRATOVARIUS' new album, "Nemesis", which was released on February 22 via earMUSIC. The CD was made available as a standard 11-track edition as well as 13-track special edition. ...

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DEEP PURPLE: New Album Title Revealed

British hard rock legends DEEP PURPLE will release their 19th studio album, "Now What?!", via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group, on the following dates: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Finland, Spain: April 26 UK, France, Benelux, Poland, Czech Republic, Norway, Denmark: April 29 North America, Italy: April 30 Sweden: ...

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UPON WINGS: 'Afterlife' Video Released

UPON WINGS' video for the song "Afterlife" can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's new EP, which will be released on March 5 via Sword Of The Spirit Records LLC. The CD features guest vocals and production from Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, DARK NEW DAY). "Afterlife" track listing: 01. Afterlife ...

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