February 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROB DE LUCA's OF EARTH: 'Prototype' Video Released

OF EARTH, a musical endeavor featuring Rob De Luca (UFO, SEBASTIAN BACH), will release its second album, "The Monarch", this spring. The CD, which will be releamade available via Lovember Records, was co-engineered by "Album Of The Year" Grammy winner Tom Camuso and mastered by Howie Weinberg. In addition to singing and playing bass on ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN To Release 'Re-Evolution' In The Spring

Helsinki, Finland-based, female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release a compilation album of songs released on its first four albums — "Circus Black" (2012), "End Of Eden" (2010), "The Clouds Of Northland Thunder" (2009) and "River Of Tuoni" (2008) — to showcase new singer Päivi "Capri" Virkkunen after the departure of Heidi Parviainen. The band ...

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BLUE ÖYSTER CULT: 2012 Remix Of 'Imaginos' Due In April

The tangled history of "Imaginos", BLUE ÖYSTER CULT's last album for Columbia, has passed into legend for BÖC fans. The name and concept comes from late-'60s sci-fi/fantasy writings by band manager/producer Sandy Pearlman that inspired the original band name; they then became the basis for a planned trilogy of solo albums by BÖC drummer/songwriter Albert ...

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CHTHONIC: New 'Rhythm Crusher' Gameplay Footage Posted Online

Taiwanese extreme metallers CHTHONIC have posted new video footage of guitarist Jesse Liu's recent Vs. Mode battle in the band's new mobile app game, "Chthonic - Rhythm Crusher". Check out the footage below. Following two concerts in Japan next month, members of CHTHONIC will join fans in Tokyo at Rockaholic on March 8 for a ...

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TESSERACT: New Album Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT will release its second full-length album, "Altered State", on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into four movements — Of Matter, Of Mind, Of Reality and Of Energy — "Altered State", in its purest form, is about the transformations the band ...

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KING DIAMOND Interviewed On 'Metal Invaders' (Audio)

Radio Free Satan's "Metal Invaders" recently conducted an interview with legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE) (real name: Kim Bendix Petersen). You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. KING DIAMOND in December signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. Commented the band's ...

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HINDER Frontman Interviewed By IN THE NOW Magazine (Audio)

In The Now magazine recently conducted an interview with vocalist Austin Winkler of Oklahoma hard rockers HINDER. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HINDER's fourth album, "Welcome To The Freakshow", was released on December 4, 2012 via Republic Records. The CD was co-produced by HINDER drummer Cody Hanson and ...

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STONE SOUR: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire Los Angeles Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of STONE SOUR's February 13 concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California can be seen below (courtesy of AXS TV). The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Gone Sovereign 02. Absolute Zero 03. Mission Statement 04. Hell & Consequences 05. Made of Scars 06. A Rumor of Skin 07. Reborn ...

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