February 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former THE HAUNTED Frontman PETER DOLVING Releases Debut Album From IAMFIRE

Danish-based stoner combo IAMFIRE, which features vocalist Peter Dolving (THE HAUNTED, MARY BEATS JANE, DRESS THE DEAD), bassist Mikael Ehlert (BLOOD EAGLE, HATESPHERE) and guitarist Peter Ahlers Ohlsen, has released its long-awaited debut album, "From Ashes". The eight-song effort was recorded in 2014 by IAMFIRE with Jacob Bredahl at Ark studio in Copenhagen, Denmark. The ...

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MICHAEL WILTON Talks About QUEENSRŸCHE's Early Years (Video)

In April 2016, QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton talked to Rock Scene about his very young years in San Francisco, California before moving to Seattle, Washington and playing bass in garage bands while growing up. Eventually switching instruments with a guitar player, Michael began learning all that he could about the guitar. After high school, he ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman: 'Total Silence Freaks Me Out'

Banger TV's Daniel Dekay recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Alexi Laiho of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the title of CHILDREN OF BODOM's latest album, 2015's "I Worship Chaos": Alexi: "At first it was just a songtitle. Then ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'The Reprobate' Album Due In April

FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — will release its sophomore album, "The Reprobate", on April 28 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2015's "Shadow ...

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DEEP PURPLE: 'InFinite' Album Track Listing Revealed

British rock legends DEEP PURPLE will release their new album, "InFinite", the highly anticipated follow-up to their worldwide chart-topping effort "Now What?!", on April 7 via earMUSIC. "InFinite" was tracked in February 2016 at a studio in Nashville, Tennessee and was once again helmed by Bob Ezrin, who has previously worked with KISS, PINK FLOYD, ...

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WINTERSUN: 'The Forest Seasons' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Last week, the Finnish kings of epic melodic death WINTERSUN announced their crowdfunding campaign that will start on March 1 and allows the fans to secure their "Forest Package" — also including their upcoming studio album "The Forest Seasons" — directly from the band. With the collected amount, frontman Jari Mäenpää plans to build his ...

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