February 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

BARREN EARTH To Record Fourth Album In March

Finnish progressive death metal outfit BARREN EARTH will enter Woodshed Studios in March with producer Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura) to record the follow-up to 2015's "On Lonely Towers" album. Vocalist Jón comments: "We are working towards a darker and more aggressive feel, which we attempt to express both experimentally and with a good dose ...

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BLITZKRIEG Signs With MIGHTY MUSIC

Mighty Music has announced the signing of the legendary NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) band BLITZKRIEG. The group is currently writing material for a new album which is tentatively scheduled to be recorded in late summer. The first single is expected to be released in late 2017, with the full-length effort to follow ...

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DREAM THEATER Launches 'The Astonishing' Mobile Game

Progressive metallers DREAM THEATER have launched a mobile game based on their 2016 double concept album "The Astonishing". "The Astonishing Game" is the definite interactive dramatization of DREAM THEATER's epic rock opera "The Astonishing", and is an artistic collaboration between Turbo Tape Games and DREAM THEATER. The game recites the original story from the album ...

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Video: BLACK SABBATH Performs In London For Last Time

Fan-filmed video footage of BLACK SABBATH's January 31 concert at The O2 in London, United Kingdom can be seen below. BLACK SABBATH is bringing its storied career to a close in its native England, with seven shows in January and February. The last two, on February 2 and February 4, will take place in SABBATH's ...

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Former SISTER SIN Singer Releases 'Let Me Out' Video

The official video for "Let Me Out", the debut single from former SISTER SIN vocalist Liv "Sin" Jagrell, can be seen below. The track was produced by longtime U.D.O. bassist Fitty Wienhold and will be featured on Liv's debut solo album, "Follow Me", which will be released on April 28 via the Swedish label Despotz ...

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DAVE GROHL Won't Perform At GRAMMY AWARDS After All

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl won't be showing up at the 59th annual Grammy Awards after all. Although Grohl's participation was announced earlier this week, a statement issued late Thursday afternoon (February 2) by The Recording Academy said: "Earlier this week, we announced that Dave Grohl would be performing ...

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Listen To New MASTODON Song 'Show Yourself'

"Show Yourself", a brand new song from Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Emperor Of Sand", which will be released on March 31 via Reprise Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" is available for pre-order beginning today at ...

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Video: UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Performs ACCEPT Classics In San Antonio

Fan-filmed video footage of DIRKSCHNEIDER, the band fronted by former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. singer Udo Dirkschneider, performing on January 27 in San Antonio, Texas can be seen below. Speaking about the decision to extend the DIRKSCHNEIDER "Back To The Roots - Farewell To Accept" tour, during which he is playing classic ACCEPT songs for ...

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