April 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLASH On His New Album: 'It's Just Going To Be A Bitchin' Record'

Slash and his backing band, MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS, have finished recording the third album to be released under the Slash solo banner. A total of 17 songs, including one instrumental, were laid down for the follow-up to 2012's "Apocalyptic Love". Slash told U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine about the record: "Y'know, all I can tell ...

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SABATON Interviewed On 'Welcome To The D' TV (Video)

Vocalist Joakim Brodén and guitarist Thobbe Englund of Swedish metallers SABATON were interviewed on the latest episode of "Welcome To The D" TV. The episode, which also features performance footage from the band's April 12 concert in Detroit, Michigan, can be seen below. "Heroes", the new album from SABATON, will be released on May 16 ...

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OPETH's ÅKERFELDT: 'There's No Need For Me To Create Some Type Of Solo Project In Order To Fulfill My Dreams As A Musician'

Steven Rosen of Ultimate-Guitar.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Ultimate-Guitar.com: Does [the new OPETH album] "Pale Communion" continue on where "Heritage" ended? Mikael: I guess that's inevitable because that was the record before. It's not like ...

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ABORTED: Entire 'The Necrotic Manifesto' Album Available For Streaming

Death metal psychopaths ABORTED will release their eighth full-length album, "The Necrotic Manifesto", on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was completed with Danish producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MERCENARY). The entire "The Necrotic Manifesto" album is available for streaming using the ...

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LOSTPROPHETS Members Resurface With New Project

The Pulse Of Radio reports that the members of Welsh band LOSTPROPHETS have tentatively started making new music together following the conviction and sentencing of former frontman Ian Watkins on multiple child sex crime charges. According to Radio Cardiff, singer Geoff Rickly of the punk act THURSDAY revealed he was working with the group, saying, ...

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ARCH ENEMY: 'As The Pages Burn' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "As The Pages Burn" from Swedish / American / Canadian metallers ARCH ENEMY can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "War Eternal", which will be released in North America on June 10 via Century Media Records. "War Eternal" will introduce a ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: New Songtitle Revealed

MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist Mick Mars and bassist Nikki Sixx have confirmed to Guitar World magazine that the band is working on a new song, which Mars revealed is titled "All Bad Things Must Come To An End". "It's probably about half finished. We have to wait for Vince [Neil] to sing it, and then I'll ...

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