April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALL SHALL PERISH 'Is Becoming A Well-Oiled Machine In The Studio'

After touring 10 out of 12 months in 2007, Oakland, California-based death metal band ALL SHALL PERISH has finally begun recording the follow-up to "The Price of Existence", set to be released worldwide later in the year on Nuclear Blast Records. Commented the group: "Great news is finally here, we have been working frantically around ...

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GOTTHARD Bassist Forced To Sit Out Tour Dates

Bassist Marc Lynn from the Swiss hard rock band GOTTHARD will be forced to sit out the group's upcoming tour dates as a result of an injury sustained in a motorbike accident. An Italian bassist will replace Marc until he is able to play again. Lynn was hospitalized in Switzerland this past weekend after breaking ...

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SERJ TANKIAN On 'Last Call With Carson Daly'; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian took part in an interview and performance on last night's episode of NBC-TV's "Last Call with Carson Daly". Watch the footage below. Tankian recently told Billboard magazine that he would like to perform concerts online in order to reduce his carbon footprint and help the environment. Tankian explained, ...

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DISMEMBER Guitarist On The Art Of Making Death Metal

Sweden's DISMEMBER is featured on the cover of the June/July issue of Metal Maniacs. In an interview conducted by Nathan T. Birk, guitarist David Blomqvist discusses the band's history, signature sound and new, self-titled album. Excerpts follow: Metal Maniacs: The album was recorded, from what I understand, in like 12 days. But I guess you ...

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RAVEN: L'Amour Photos Posted Online

Legendary British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN performed a headlining show at L'Amour in Staten Island, New York this past Saturday (April 26). Check out pictures from RockStarPix.com. RAVEN recently posted a new song, entitled "Breaking You Down", on its official web site. The track comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Walk ...

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WHITESNAKE: 'Lay Down Your Love' Video Posted Online

"Lay Down Your Love", the new video from WHITESNAKE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the legendary hard rock band's new album, "Good To Be Bad", which has registered the following first-week chart positions so far: Norway: #5 Finland: #5 Germany: #6 UK: #7 Sweden: #10 Austria: #11 Switzerland: #15 Denmark: #18 Canada: ...

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DAEMON To Support INCANTATION On Canadian Tour

DEAMON, one of Canada's longest-running death metal bands, will support INCANTATION and FUNERUS on their upcoming Canadian tour. DEAMON will be playing new material off its upcoming album that will be released by the end of the year. June 27 - The Kathedral - Toronto, ON June 28 - 69 Pickups - Cambridge, ON June ...

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LORDI Begins Recording New Album

Finnish monster rock n' roll band LORDI has entered the studio to record the follow-up to "The Arockalypse". Commented the group: "We don't wanna record 'The Arockalypse Part 2', but we won't forget our roots either." The band chose from over 60 songs to record. "It's the same positive problem as always," laughs guitarist Amen. ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Scorpion Flower' Video To Premiere Next Week

MOONSPELL's video for the track "Scorpion Flower" will be premiered exclusively on the band's MySpace page on May 5. The clip is one of two (along with "Night Eternal") off the group's new album, "Night Eternal", which were shot by Ivan Colic (TYPE O NEGATIVE, SYMPHONY X, HAMMERFALL) in Belgrade, Serbia. Colic previously worked with ...

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