April 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROB HALFORD: New JUDAS PRIEST Album To Arrive In Early 2017

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was interviewed on the March 25-27 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: We are here to celebrate the release of the "Battle Cry" CD, DVD and Blu-ray. It ...

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SONATA ARCTICA To Tour North America With LEAVES' EYES, OMINIUM GATHERUM

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA will return this fall for a 33-date headlining tour of North America. The kick-off show is slated for November 6 at The Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina. Support on the trek will come from German-Norwegian symphonic metallers LEAVES' EYES and Finnish melodic death metallers OMINIUM GATHERUM. Advanced tickets for the ...

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GHOST-Branded Wine Papastrello Now Available In Sweden

Papa Emeritus III and his nameless ghouls from the Swedish occult rock band GHOST take things one-step beyond with the new wine Papastrello — an Italian red wine for the unholy moments of life. Said Papa Emeritus III: "They say that this wine is the blood of Christ? I would argue otherwise. It's fermented grapes. ...

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METAL CHURCH's 'XI' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"XI", the new album from hard rock veterans METAL CHURCH, debuted at No. 57 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 11,000 equivalent album units in the week ending March 31. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) ...

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SABATON Is Finalizing Details Of Upcoming Album

Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, recently conducted an interview with vocalist Joakim Brodén of Swedish metallers SABATON. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SABATON's follow-up to 2014's "Heroes" album: Joakim: "We are actually just finalizing the details. ...

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VOLBEAT: Video Footage Of Studio Sessions For New Album

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have finished mixing their sixth full-length album with Joe Barresi, the American record engineer and producer who has previously worked with bands such as KYUSS, MELVINS, TOOL, CHEVELLE and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. The follow-up to 2013's "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies" was once again co-produced by Rob Caggiano, ...

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'Kiss Rocks Vegas' Concert Movie Trailer

Back in November 2014, the helicopter descended upon the infamous Hard Rock Hotel as KISS invaded Las Vegas for an historic nine-show run. Now, for one night only on May 25, fans will be able to experience this spectacular night for themselves as "Kiss Rocks Vegas" hits cinemas across the globe. From this blistering live ...

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