May 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SET FREE Signs With EULOGY RECORDINGS

Eulogy Recordings has announced the signing of the Ocala, Florida-based "spirit-filled punk/hardcore" band SET FREE. The group's debut album is scheduled for release in August. Commented SET FREE guitarist Danny Sherman: "Member and style changes over the years has helped mold us into the band we are now. "With an old-school work ethic of simply ...

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ONWARD/CRESCENT SHIELD Singer MICHAEL GRANT Dies At 39

Michael Grant, singer of CRESCENT SHIELD, ONWARD, CYPHER SEER and LEGEND MAKER, died earlier today (Thursday, May 31) at Glendale Memorial Hospital in Glendale, California after a relatively brief but serious illness. He was 39 years old. He was peaceful and surrounded by family at the time of his passing. Michael recorded and toured with ...

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GATHERER Signs With GLASS NAIL RECORDS

Glass Nail Records has announced the signing of Bayonne, New Jersey's post-hardcore quintet GATHERER. The band's EP, "Postcards", will be re-released on July 10 on seven-inch vinyl and as a digital download, and the group's debut full-length will be made available as a 12-inch LP this fall. "Postcards" is available as a full stream and ...

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FOZZY Completes Mixing New Album

FOZZY, the band featuring WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho and STUCK MOJO mastermind Rich "The Duke" Ward, has finished mixing the follow-up to 2010's "Chasing The Grail" for a late summer/early fall release via the group's new label, Century Media Records. Ward previously stated about the forthcoming CD, "Although every band says 'this is the ...

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TROLLFEST Parts Ways With Bassist, Guitarist

TROLLFEST, the self-proclaimed "true Norwegian Balkan metal" band, has parted ways with bassist PsychoTroll and guitarist St Beinhard because "they could no longer dedicate the amount of time needed for a band that's as active as TROLLFEST." Commented the remaining members of the group: "We have lots of musicians waiting to fill in on stage ...

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WEDNESDAY 13: New EP Title Revealed

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 has set "Spook & Destroy" as the title of his new EP, tentatively due in the fall. A video message from the singer announcing the new EP and accompanying tour can be seen below. Wednesday 13's last solo album, "Calling All Corpses", sold around 1,300 copies in the United States in ...

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CIVIL WAR: First Video Message Posted Online

A short video message from CIVIL WAR — the new Swedish metal band featuring former SABATON members Rikard Sundén (guitar), Daniel Mullback (drums), Daniel Mÿhr (keyboards) and Oskar Montelius (guitar) alongside singer Patrik Johansson (ASTRAL DOORS, LION'S SHARE) and bassist Stefan "Pizza" Eriksson (VOLTURYON) — can be seen below. "It came pretty naturally," Mullback told ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage From ROCK IN RIO LISBON Concert

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's meet-and-greet, pre-show tuning-room jam and "Don't Tread On Me" performance at the Rock In Rio Lisbon festival on May 25 in Lisbon, Portugal can be viewed below. METALLICA performed its top-selling 1991 LP, "Metallica", a.k.a. "the black album," in its entirety at the Lisbon concert. As they have done on ...

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IZZY STRADLIN Joins GUNS N' ROSES On Stage In London

Ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin joined his former band on stage earlier tonight (Thursday, May 31) at the O2 Arena in London, England to perform the songs "14 Years", "You Could Be Mine", Dead Flowers", "Knockin' On Heaven's Door", "Nightrain" and "Paradise City". Fan-filmed video footage of the "14 Years", "You Could Be Mine ...

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