April 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

ASKING ALEXANDRIA: 'Closure' Live Video Released

Professionally filmed video footage of the British metalcore act ASKING ALEXANDRIA performing the song "Closure" during the band's early 2013 European tour with BETRAYING THE MARTYRS, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE and WHILE SHE SLEEPS can be seen below. ASKING ALEXANDRIA's new song "The Death Of Me" was recently released digitally via iTunes, Google Play and Amazon ...

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TERÄSBETONI Announces First Show In Two Years

Finnish metal group TERÄSBETONI — which represented Finland in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest — will celebrate its 10 year journey and perform at Down By The Laituri festival in Turku next summer, on July 26. The band has been laying low for a while now and was last seen on stage in the summer ...

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LACUNA COIL: New Video Interview With ANDREA FERRO

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with vocalist Andrea Ferro of Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL on April 17 at Best Buy Theater in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about LACUNA COIL's approach to having two lead singers — Cristina Scabbia and Andrea FerroCristina ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Costa Rica

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have posted behind-the-scenes footage from their April 3 concert in Costa Rica. Check it out below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released in Europe on May 18, 2012 and in North America on May 22, ...

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MIKE PORTNOY: Drum-Cam Footage For THE WINERY DOGS's 'Elevate'

Drum-cam footage of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) recording the song "Elevate" from THE WINERY DOGS, the new project featuring Portnoy, Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG) and Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), can be seen below. The trak comes off the band's self-titled debut album, which will be released in Japan on May ...

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GIGAN To Enter Studio Next Month

Psychedelic extreme metal vanguard GIGAN will begin recording its newest studio offering next month. Titled "Multi-Dimensional Fractal Sorcery And Super-Science", the band's third full-length, and second to be released through legendary, forward-thinking label imprint, Willowtip Records, will once again be recorded with long-time friend and acclaimed engineer Sanford Parker and will be unleashed sometime this ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Interviewed On 'In The Vault' (Video)

Guitar legend Zakk Wylde, the man who turned heavy metal touring into a journey of fantastical excess with his band BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and as lead guitarist for OZZY OSBOURNE for over 20 years, recently sat down with Shanda Golden of "In The Vault" at the Knitting Factory in Reno, Nevada to talk about the ...

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