March 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

GWAR Working On New Album

Mutant overlords GWAR have issued the following update: "Like any band worth its salt, GWAR is constantly working on new songs. What's different now is that the band has its own in-house recording studio/jam space, so everything they do is tracked. There is no release date, no gory details but rest assured of one thing... ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Release Date Announced

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD is being recorded with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) and will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar ...

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METAL MIKE Delivers 'Twisted Metal' For Guitar World

Guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, SEBASTIAN BACH, TESTAMENT, PAINMUSEUM) has penned a new installment of his monthly "Metal For Life" column for the April issue of Guitar World magazine. In the April issue (on newsstands now; Eddie Van Halen cover), you can find Mike's new column — "Twisted Metal". In "Twisted Metal", Mike dissects the ...

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LULLACRY: 'Where Angels Fear' Track By Track

A Finnish-language track-by-track breakdown of "Where Angels Fear", the long-awaited fifth album from the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY, can be seen below. Due on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings, the CD — which marks the first LULLACRY release since 2005's "Vol. 4" — was produced by Mikko ...

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ROB ZOMBIE To Begin Work On New Studio Album In June

Rob Zombie and his bandmates — John 5 (guitar), Piggy D (bass) and Ginger Fish (drums) — will enter the studio in June to begin work on an as-yet-untitled new album for a late 2012 release. Commented Zombie: "As production on [Zombie's upcoming film] 'The Lords Of Salem' ends, it is time for music. We ...

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MIKE PORTNOY's 'Drumertá' DVD Coming This Month

A 13-minute collection of outtakes from "Drumertá", the forthcoming DVD from drummer Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) featuring drum-cam footage from the recording sessions for ADRENALINE MOB's debut album, "Omertá", can be seen below. The DVD will be made available later this month exclusively from www.mikeportnoy.com. ADRENALINE MOB is the ...

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EPICA: Free Songpier App Available

The new Songpier app from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA is available at this location. The free app enables you to listen to the new EPICA single, "Storm The Sorrow", while reading the song's lyrics, check out EPICA's entire discography, biography, tour dates, and get news and information on the band's album, "Requiem ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN: 'Cold Kiss' Video Released

"Cold Kiss", the new video from Finnish female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN, can be seen below. The track, which features a guest appearance by STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto, comes off AMBERIAN DAWN's fourth studio album, "Circus Black", which was released in Finland on February 29 via Spinefarm Records. The band's mainman, keyboardist and guitarist Tuomas ...

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