April 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

EXCEL To Reissue Debut 'Split Image' Via SOUTHERN LORD This August

Following their 2013 reunion, the Californian hardcore/thrash metal crossover band EXCEL has teamed up with Southern Lord and is reissuing its debut album, "Split Image" (originally released through Suicidal and Caroline Records). Widely regarded as a classic album, "Split Image" was produced by Randy Burns (DEATH, POSSESSED, MEGADETH, KREATOR, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES). The reissue will contain ...

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It's Official: JACKSON, ROCKENFIELD And WILTON Will Be Sole Entity Recording And Touring As QUEENSRŸCHE

QUEENSRŸCHE members Eddie Jackson, Scott Rockenfield, Michael Wilton and Geoff Tate have released the following joint statement: "We wanted to let QUEENSRŸCHE fans around the world know that an amicable settlement has been reached between Eddie Jackson, Scott Rockenfield, Michael Wilton and Geoff Tate with regard to the future of the QUEENSRŸCHE name. According to ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Speaks To Sweden's Rocksverige.se (Video)

Sweden's Rocksverige.se conducted an interview with Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend before his March 10 concert at Debaser Medis in Stockholm. You can now watch the chat below. Devin recently launched a three-month-long crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMusic for his CASUALTIES OF COOL project since the album will be released without ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Release 'Redeemer Of Souls' Album In July; Title Track Available For Streaming

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have set "Redeemer Of Souls" as the title of their long-awaited new album. The CD will be released through Epic/Columbia on the following dates: Friday, July 11: Australia Austria Benelux Finland Germany Ireland New Zealand Norway Sweden Switzerland Turkey Monday, July 14: Asia (excluding Japan) Czech Republic Denmark France ...

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EPICA's SIMONS, JANSSEN Speak To France's TV ROCK LIVE (Video)

TV Rock Live recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Coen Janssen and vocalist Simone Simons of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA’s sixth studio album, "The Quantum Enigma", will be released in North America on May 6 via Nuclear Blast. Where the 2013 "Retrospect" performance reflected ...

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VOLBEAT: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Entire La Crosse Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of VOLBEAT's entire April 18 concert in La Crosse, Wisconsin can be seen below. VOLBEAT's latest album, "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies", was re-released in a special "tour edition" on November 4, 2013. The new version of the act's fifth studio album contains new bonus tracks and a live DVD. The latter ...

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