February 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

EPICA: First 'The Quantum Enigma' Studio Clip Posted Online

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will release their sixth studio album, "The Quantum Enigma", on May 2 in Europe and May 13 in North America through Nuclear Blast. The first in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the "The Quantum Enigma" recording sessions can be seen below. Where the 2013 "Retrospect" performance reflected on ...

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MEGAHERZ Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

German rockers MEGAHERZ have inked a deal with the Austrian label Napalm Records. Following their highly lauded breakthrough album "Kopfschuss" and subsequent critically acclaimed releases, the band is currently working on a new album, to be released this fall on Napalm Records. Alexander Wohnhaas and Christian Bystron of MEGAHERZ commented on the signing: "This is ...

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METAL CHURCH: Quality Footage Of Dallas Concert

Robert Reddy has uploaded quality video footage of METAL CHURCH's February 23 performance in Dallas, Texas. Check it out below. "Generation Nothing", the tenth studio album from METAL CHURCHRonny Munroe on vocals, Kurdt Vanderhoof and Rick Van Zandt on guitar, Steve Unger on bass, and Jeff Plate on drums — sold around 600 ...

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Unheard LED ZEPPELIN Alternate Mixes Headed To Auction

According to The Pulse Of Radio, several unreleased LED ZEPPELIN studio tapes will be auctioned next month at the Marvels Of Modern Music auction. The tracks are rough, early mixes from the band's sole double studio set, 1975's "Physical Graffiti". The tapes come from the private collection of noted engineer Ron Nevison, who is best ...

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EARTH CRISIS: 'Out Of The Cages' Lyric Video

Candlelight Records has set a March 18 North American release date for "Salvation Of Innocents", the label debut from hardcore/metal pioneers EARTH CRISIS. Mixed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (AGNOSTIC FRONT, TERROR, HATEBREED) the CD features twelve new tracks from the Syracuse-formed band. Production of the bold concept album offered the respected five-piece an extraordinary recording ...

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EQUILIBRIUM Working On New Album

German epic metallers EQUILIBRIUM are working on the follow-up to their acclaimed 2010 album "Rekreatur". In a few days, the band will enter Helion Studios in Munich to kick off the recordings with guitar player and producer René Berthiaume. Says the band in a statement: "The songs are written; 13 tracks are planned for the ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: 'Cloud Factory' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Cloud Factory" from Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Pariah's Child", which will be released on March 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the CD can be seen below. Commented SONATA ARCTICA vocalist/keyboardist ...

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STREAM OF PASSION To Release 'A War Of Our Own' In April

Dutch/Mexican symphonic/progressive metallers STREAM OF PASSION will release their new album, "A War Of Our Own", on April 18 via PIAS/Rough Trade. The CD is described in a press release as "the result of the struggle the band had to endure after they decided to part ways with their record label and continue on their ...

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