May 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

DESTRUCTION Frontman Interviewed At Finland's STEELFEST OPEN AIR (Video)

Vocalist/bassist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer of veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION was interviewed by Kaaos TV at the Steelfest Open Air 2013, which was held May 24-25 in Hyvinkää, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. DESTRUCTION's 30th-anniversary album, "Spiritual Genocide", was released on November 23, 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Day ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'All Vocals' Recorded For New Studio Album

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER are in the studio recording the follow-up to their Grammy-nominated album "A Dramatic Turn Of Events". According to a new online post by the band's guitarist, John Petrucci, "all vocals are done" and he is currently "cutting solos" for the CD, which is expected at the end of the summer ...

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TESTAMENT: New Audio Interview With CHUCK BILLY

Vocalist Chuck Billy of San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans TESTAMENT was interviewed ahead of the band's May 8 concert at at C.C. Scencia in Lima, Peru. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. To honor and celebrate Record Store Day, Nuclear Blast and TESTAMENT released a limited-edition (1000 copies) ...

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TONY IOMMI Donates Guitar Strings To 'Wear Your Music'

BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi has donated his used guitar strings to Wear Your Music, an organization that turns used guitar strings into jewelry. All profits made from the sale of Tony's guitar strings will go to the Nordoff-Robbins charity. Iommi is frequently referred to as the inventor of heavy metal with his trademark riffs. Having ...

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DRAGONHAMMER Signs With MY KINGDOM MUSIC

My Kingdom Music has announced the signing of Italy's DRAGONHAMMER. The band's new album, "The X Experiment", will be released on October 21. The follow-up to 2004's "Time For Expiation" was recorded by a completely revamped lineup led by bassist Gae Amodio and vocalist Max Aguzzi, and will feature special guest appearances by as-yet-undisclosed musicians ...

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