March 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

DRAGONSCLAW: 'Judgement Day' Audio Samples Available

Australian traditional metal act DRAGONSCLAW posted a preview sampler of its upcoming sophomore album, "Judgement Day". The CD is expected for release later this year through an as-yet-undisclosed new label. Comented DRAGONSCLAW vocalist Giles Lavery: "We are extremely happy with how 'Judgement Day' has turned out. I feel we have our strongest batch of songs ...

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TAINTED NATION Adds Second Guitarist

U.K.-based modern hard rockers TAINTED NATION have announced the addition of guitarist Joel Peters (FURY) to the group's ranks. Commented TAINTED NATION drummer Mark Cross: "We'd like to introduce to you and welcome Joel Peters, former guitarist of the band FURY, to the TAINTED NATION family. "Since we started rehearsing and playing live with the ...

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New CARCASS Lineup Performs Live For First Time; Video Footage Available

The new lineup of reactivated British extreme metal legends CARCASS made its live debut last night (Tuesday, March 26) at the Underworld in London. Joining guitarist Bill Steer and bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker on stage were new drummer Dan Wilding (ABORTED, TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED) and guitarist Ben Ash (PIG IRON, DESOLATION, LIQUEFIED SKELETON). Fan-filmed video footage ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Admits To Making Studio 'Repairs' To 'ABachalypse Now' Audio

Former SKID ROW vocalist Sebastian Bach's brand new CD/DVD package, "ABachalypse Now", was released in North America on March 26 via Frontiers Records. The "ABachalypse Now" Ultimate CD/DVD Edition includes never-before-seen footage from last year's Graspop Metal Meeting festival in Dessel, Belgium, the full never-before-seen Hellfest set from France and the fully-remixed and remastered Nokia ...

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MELIAH RAGE Recruits DARK DAY SUNDAY Singer

Boston power/thrash veterans MELIAH RAGE have announced the addition of singer Marc Lopes to the group's ranks. The band is currently working on a new album, "Warrior", to be released this summer. Lopes, who hails from New Bedford, Massachusetts, was previously involved with DARK DAY SUNDAY, the old-school thrash outfit featuring FATES WARNING guitarist Frank ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA Interviewed In Hollywood (Audio)

On The Road To Rock conducted an interview with the Swedish all-girl hard rock quartet CRUCIFIED BARBARA after their March 22 show at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California with CRASHDÏET. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. CRUCIFIED BARBARA's third studio album, "The Midnight Chase", was ...

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DREAM THEATER Guitarist's Wife Joins JUDAS PRIESTESS

Rena Sands, wife of DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci and former guitarist in the all-female heavy metal band MEANSTREAK, has joined JUDAS PRIESTESS, New York City's sensational all-girl tribute to metal masters JUDAS PRIEST. Rena and John live in St. James, New York and have three children together — twins Samantha and Renato, and Kiarra. ...

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