April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

CONQUEST Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

St. Louis, Missouri-based power/thrash metallers CONQUEST are putting the finishing touches on their new album, "The War We Rage", for a summer/fall release via Dark Star Records. Produced once again by CONQUEST lead singer Derrick Brumley, the CD is being engineered by Adam Long, who also worked on the band's debut album, "End Of Days". ...

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DRAGONFORCE Singer Interviewed By The Band's Bassist (Video)

During DRAGONFORCE's recent visit to New York, the band's new vocalist, Marc Hudson, was interviewed by the group's bassist, Frédéric Leclercq. You can now watch the five-minute chat below. DRAGONFORCE's new album, "The Power Within", sold 5,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 74 on ...

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CRYPTOPSY To Debut New Material At This Weekend's Shows

Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY will debut some of their brand new material at the following shows: April 28 - The Rockpile - Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada April 29 - The Dominion House - Windsor, Ontario, Canada The band states, "We will be playing some new songs from our upcoming release for the first time live in ...

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WARBEAST Announces New Bassist

WARBEAST, the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee, DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez and guitarist Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R." ), has announced the addition of bassist Dré Karst (ENEMIES OF INERTIA, INFERNAL AGGRESSION, DIRTNAP) to the group's ranks. Commented WARBEAST: "Dré is originally from New Orleans and ...

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FEAR FACTORY: 'The Industrialist' Box Set Unveiled

"The Industrialist", the new album from Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY, will be released in North America on June 5 via Candlelight Records (four days earlier in Europe through AFM Records). The effort will be made available in Europe on four formats: standard CD, a limited-edition deluxe digibook (featuring two additional songs), 180-gram double ...

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GOJIRA Frontman Talks About The Making Of 'L'Enfant Sauvage'

Niclas Müller-Hansen of Sweden's Metalshrine recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metalshrine: The idea for the "The Wild Child" [the English-lanugage translation of the new GOJIRA album title, "L'Enfant Sauvage"), where did it come from and is ...

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THE QUILL Parts Ways With Bassist

Swedish hard rockers THE QUILL have parted ways with bassist Robert Triches. The band states, "The decision is due to differences in the vision for the bands future, priorities and work methods. There are no bad feelings or strife around the decision and the members remain friends and might collaborate again in the future." Comments ...

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MORSE, PORTNOY, GEORGE: More 'Cover 2 Cover' Details Revealed

Due on May 22 via Radiant Records, "Cover 2 Cover" is the new CD from Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy and Randy George. Together, this group of musicians hand-picked these classic cover songs to complete the second such CD in the bands extensive catalog. This widely diverse selection of songs is sure to capture the essence ...

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