February 2018 - Blabbermouth Archive

MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Fourth Trailer For 'Resurrection' Album

The fourth trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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MIDNATTSOL: 'The Aftermath' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

MIDNATTSOL will release its new album, "The Aftermath", on May 25 via Napalm Records. The band's current lineup includes former LEAVES' EYES and THEATRE OF TRAGEDY frontwoman Liv Kristine Espenæs alongside Liv's younger sister, Carmen Elise Espenaes. "The Aftermath" relies much more heavily on folk influences lending atmospheric density to the melancholic symphonic metal compositions. ...

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EPICA Releases 'Decoded Poetry' Animated Video

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA have released the music video for "Decoded Poetry", which is taken from the band's latest EP, "The Solace System". The animated clip was created/produced by anime master Davide Cilloni and completes the video trilogy of EPICA's masterful title track "The Solace System" and "Immortal Melancholy", all taken from "The Solace System", ...

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SUPERJOINT Releases New Performance Video For 'The Alcoholik'

SUPERJOINT's new video for the song "The Alcoholik" can be seen below. The clip was shot by Mike Holderbeast in New Orleans, Lousiana during the band's 2017 tour. SUPERJOINT's latest album, "Caught Up In The Gears Of Application", was released in November 2017 via singer Philip Anselmo's Housecore record label. The disc was recorded at ...

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HALFORD Fires Back At DOWNING For Insinuating TIPTON's Parts On JUDAS PRIEST's 'Firepower' Were Laid Down By Producer

Rob Halford has fired back at K.K. Downing over the former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist's insinuation that producer Andy Sneap was covering Glenn Tipton's parts on the band's new album, insisting that "everything that you hear from Glenn on 'Firepower' is the amazing Glenn Tipton." Two weeks after Tipton announced that he was retiring from the ...

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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS: 'As A Writer, I'm Just Trying To Get People To Think'

W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless recently appeared on the "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "ReIdolized", the recently released re-recording of W.A.S.P.'s 1992 rock opera "The Crimson Idol": Blackie: "I would say the sonics have changed more than anything. When ...

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