April 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

SERJ TANKIAN, IHSAHN, DEVIN TOWNSEND Featured On Charity Single

Revolution Harmony, the brainchild of British music lecturer/journalist Ray Holroyd, has set a July 18 release date for its debut all-star charity single, "We Are". The song features vocals from Serj Tankian (SYSTEM OF A DOWN) and Ihsahn (EMPEROR), as well as guitar solos by Devin Townsend. Composed, arranged, programmed and produced by Ray Holroyd ...

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HEAVEN SHALL BURN: 'Godiva' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Godiva" from German death metal and hardcore fusionists HEAVEN SHALL BURN can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Veto", which is being released in North America on April 30 via Century Media Records. While "Veto" was mixed by Tue Madsen, there is an ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Taps DIRK RUDOLPH For New Album Artwork

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has once again tapped Dirk Rudolph to create the artwork for her new solo album, due in August/September via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group. She says: "You can expect, as before, beautiful photos, maybe more shocking this time." The CD was mixed ...

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MERCENARY: New Album Details Revealed

Danish melodic death metallers MERCENARY have completed mixing their seventh album, "Through Our Darkest Days", for a July 26 release via NoiseArt Records. The CD was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with longtime producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, VOLBEAT, NIGHTRAGE, HATESPHERE, PYRAMAZE). The cover art was created by Mircea Eftemie (guitarist of MNEMIC), who ...

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SUIDAKRA: 'March Of Conquest' Video Released

"March Of Conquest", the new video from German melodic folk/death metallers SUIDAKRA, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Eternal Defiance", which will be released on May 24 via AFM Records. The CD's cover artwork was created by Kris Verwimp and can be seen below. "Eternal Defiance" track listing: 01. ...

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THE SWORD: 'Cloak Of Feathers' Video Released

"Cloak Of Feathers", the new video from Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Rich Ragsdale. "Cloak Of Feathers" comes off THE SWORD's fourth album, "Apocryphon", which sold nearly 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 17 ...

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HUNTRESS To Release 'Starbound Beast' This Summer

Los Angeles-based, occult-themed, female-fronted traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS will release its sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded at Hobby Shop Studios in Los Angeles, California with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, AGNOSTIC FRONT). The cover ...

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AVULSED: New Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Spanish death metal veterans AVULSED recently entered Madrid's La Casa del Ruido Studios by Dani Blanco to begin recording their long-awaited sixth full-length album, "Ritual Zombi". A conceptual effort dealing with zombies, the CD will contain nine new songs, including three instrumentals, plus a cover version of the DEATH classic "Zombie Ritual". The first AVULSED ...

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LENG TCH'E Begins Recording New Album

Belgian grindcore act LENG TCH'E has commenced recording the follow-up to 2010's "Hypomanic". The band states: "We have begun tracking drums at Hearse Studio in Heule, Belgium with longtime friend Lander Cluyse. Recordings will continue over the following months because creating a masterpiece takes time, with mixing planned for late summer by Eyal Levi and ...

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