March 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SEPULTURA Guitarist Schedules Russian Signing Sessions

Guitarist Andreas Kisser of Brazilian/American thrash metal veterans SEPULTURA has scheduled the following signing sessions for Fender Russia: Mar. 30 - Kemerovo, Russia - Pr. Lenina, 27 (2 p.m.) Apr. 02 - Novosibirsk, Russia - St. Lenina, 27 (3 p.m.) Apr. 05 - Ekaterinburg, Russia - St.Karla Libknehta, 22 (4 p.m.) Apr. 06 - Moscow, ...

Read more

ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Says Songwriting Is 'A Natural Process'

Brian Giffin of Australia's Loud magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Amott of Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On the lyrical content of ARCH ENEMY's latest album, "Khaos Legions": Amott: "Religion always gets a good bashing from ARCH ENEMY. I think ...

Read more

DEICIDE: Quality Denver Footage Available

Quality video footage of DEICIDE's March 24 concert at Blubird Theater in Denver, Colorado can be seen below (courtesy of Superskum) On March 1, DEICIDE kicked off the North American headlining "March Of Death 2012" trek, with support from JUNGLE ROT, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE. DEICIDE's latest album, "To Hell With God", ...

Read more

LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY Singer Unveiled

LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY has released the following statement: "Today is a great and very important day for our band. We are finally proud to present the new singer of RHAPSODY to the world, the person who, thanks to his unique vocal talent, will contribute to the artistic perspectives of the band in the years to ...

Read more

GOD SEED To Reveal New Music During INFERNO Festival

In a two-hour lecture at the Inferno Music Conference during the Inferno metal festival in Oslo, Norway, King (bass) and Geir Bratland (keyboards) of GOD SEED will reveal how they have worked out a new path for their genre of black metal. They will give details and insight into the working process and the philosophy ...

Read more

SAXON To Release New Studio Album Early Next Year

Vocalist Biff Byford of British heavy metal legends SAXON has issued the following update: "We are very busy these days with the new album and we have already a few ideas together. I am writing melodies and lyrics and arranging them into songs. We will give the rest of the band a break for [holidays]. ...

Read more

KISS: Footage Of New Orleans Soundcheck Posted Online

KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, has uploaded video footag of the band performing the songs "Calling Dr. Love", "Shout It Out Loud" and "Hotter Than Hell" during soundcheck yesterday (Thursday, March 29) at New Orleans' Woldenberg Park. The KISS AT&T Block Party concert will be streaming live tonight, March 30 starting at 8 p.m. CT/ ...

Read more

MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT And STEVEN WILSON Talk About STORM CORROSION (Video)

Video footage of STORM CORROSION, the long-discussed and highly anticipated collaboration between two of the modern progressive rock scene's most innovative and multi-talented artists — Mikael Åkerfeldt of OPETH and PORCUPINE TREE's Steven Wilson — talking about their forthcoming debut album can be seen below. Due on May 8, the "Storm Corrosion" Special Edition Blu-ray/CD ...

Read more

U.D.O.: 'Celebrator' Cover Artwork Unveiled

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release a "rare-tracks" album with some very special gems for the fans. Entitled "Celebrator", the effort will be made available on May 4 via AFM Records. The full track listing will be announced next week. Check out the cover artwork below. U.D.O.'s ...

Read more