May 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

GRIEF OF EMERALD Preparing To Release 'The Devils Deep'

Swedish death/black metal band GRIEF OF EMERALD will release its fourth album, "The Devils Deep", on June 3 through Non Serviam Records. The first CD to feature the group's current lineup sees GRIEF OF EMERALD "increase[ing] the power by adding some new intricate songs, boosting harmonies with haunting keyboards, tight double-bass drumming, backed by a ...

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XERATH To Tour China In October

U.K. modern cutting-edge orchestral metal band XERATH will embark on a 14-date tour of China in the fall. The trek will kick off on October 2 in Zhang Jiang and will conclude on October 16 in Shang Hai. Commented the group: "We're absolutely thrilled to announce a full tour of China, and would like to ...

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DESTRUCTION: Hollywood Footage Available

Video footage of DESTRUCTION's May 22 performance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California can be viewed below. "Day Of Reckoning", the new album from DESTRUCTION, sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 58 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) ...

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ERYN NON DAE.: Pro-Shot Footage From France's IMPETUS FESTIVAL

Professionally filmed video footage of Toulouse, France-based post-apocalyptic metal monsters ERYN NON DAE. (formerly END.) performing the song "Blistering Hate" on April 19, 2011 at the Impetus Festival in Montbliard, France can be viewed below. ERYN NON DAE. will enter Mobo's ConKrete Studio in Bordeaux, France in August to begin recording its sophomore album. The ...

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Learn To Play DEVILDRIVER's 'End Of The Line'

All Axess has posted a new video guitar lesson focusing on the DEVILDRIVER song "End Of The Line" and featuring the band's two guitarists, Mike Spreitzer and Jeff Kendrick. Check it out below. AllAxess.com is the new guitar-based web site web site launched by Spreitzer and Kendrick. The site focuses on instructional videos ...

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THE HUMAN ABSTRACT: 'Holographic Sight' Video Released

"Holographic Sight", the new video from California metallers THE HUMAN ABSTRACT, can be viewed below. The song comes off THE HUMAN ABSTRACT's third full-length album, "Digital Veil", which sold around 3,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 177 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD ...

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ASTRAL DOORS: New Album To Be Mixed By DANIEL BERGSTRAND

"Jerusalem", the new album from Swedish melodic metallers ASTRAL DOORS, will be mixed by Daniel Bergstrand, who has previously worked with BEHEMOTH, MESHUGGAH, DIMMU BORGIR, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and SOILWORK, among others. ASTRAL DOORS previously stated that the upcoming CD will "be something special. This time around we deal with religion, and all the shit ...

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RUSH To Release New Concert DVD In September

According to Musictap.net, Concord Records will release a RUSH DVD with an undetermined title on September 27, most likely referring to a live DVD of RUSH's April 15 performance at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. RUSH's Cleveland performance of its "Time Machine" show was filmed as a tribute to the U.S. city that ...

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ONSLAUGHT Forced To Cancel METALFEST Appearances

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been forced to cancel their previously announced appearances at the Metalfest festivals in Germany and Austria due to the fact that the band's lead vocalist, Sy Keeler, was diagnosed with viral laryngitis. Commented Keeler: "First off, I'd like to say how completely gutted I am that ONSLAUGHT will not be able ...

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