February 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

TC Electronic Announces JOHN PETRUCCI Signature Pedal

Long-time TC guitar effects user John Petrucci (DREAM THEATER) has joined forces with TC Electronic, taking their collaboration to a whole new level. Petrucci was one of the first artists to join TC's revolutionary TonePrint concept. In total, John created five personal TonePrints in early 2011 — two for Corona Chorus, two for Shaker Vibrato ...

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AMARANTHE: Tampere Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of AMARANTHE's January 26 concert at Klubi in Tampere, Finland can be seen below. AMARANTHE's self-titled debut album was released in Europe on April 13, 2011 via Spinefarm Records. AMARANTHE's Elize Ryd was selected to fill the female singer spot on KAMELOT's recent European, South American and North American tours. Elize previously ...

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PUTERAEON Begins Recording New Album

Swedish death metallers PUTERAEON have entered RZA Mobile Recording to begin recording their sophomore album, "Cult Cthulhu", for a May release via the German label Cyclone Empire. The 11-song follow-up to last year's "The Esoteric Order" is being tracked with sound engineer Kristian "Risza" Isaksson (EVERGREY, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, PSYCORE, RECLUSION, NOTRE DAME) and will once ...

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LACUNA COIL Frontwoman Interviewed In New York City (Video)

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with singer Cristina Scabbia of the Italian rock/metal band LACUNA COIL on Saturday, January 28 at the third show of this year's Gigantour at the 5,600-seat Theater At Madison Square Garden in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is performance ...

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JOURNEY Drummer Pleads Not Guilty To Four Charges

According to StatesmanJournal.com, JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo pleaded not guilty Tuesday to four charges stemming from an arrest last month in Salem, Oregon. The 47-year-old musician was charged with recklessly endangering another person, interfering with making a police report, second-degree criminal mischief and harassment. Castronovo was arrested on January 21 for allegedly assaulting ...

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