June 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

CHTHONIC: Entire 'Bú-Tik' Album Available For Streaming

"Bú-Tik", the seventh album from Taiwanese metal mavericks CHTHONIC, is available for streaming in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CD was recorded at Sweden's Sweetspot Studio by producer Rickard Bengtsson, who also worked on 2011's critically lauded "Takasago Army" full-length and finds the band sharpening their signature brand of self-dubbed symphonic "orient ...

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KISS: Video Tour Of Brand New Stage Setup

Legendary rockers KISS unveiled their brand new stage show this past Saturday (June 1) at the opening concert the European leg of their "Monster" world tour in Stockholm, Sweden. A three-minute video tour of the new KISS stage set up — courtesy of Keith Leroux of KissOnline.com — can be seen below.. "It's really great," ...

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TARJA TURUNEN To Release 'Victim Of Ritual' Single

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen will release a new single, "Victim Of Ritual", as a digital download, CD single and on seven-inch vinyl on July 12 via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group.. An evocative snare-drum that sounds like it was coming from a mysterious place, the tender ...

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Former EIGHTEEN VISIONS Bassist Dies

According to Alternative Press, former EIGHTEEN VISIONS and BLEEDING THROUGH bassist Mick Morris passed away in his sleep Sunday, June 2, from a pre-existing heart condition. After EIGHTEEN VISIONS called it quits, Morris toured as a tech for HATEBREED, worked for Century Media Records and the Sumerian Records-owned SoundCheck Hollywood. Morris started off ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS: New Video Interview With DEAN DELEO

The new lineup of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS — featuring Robert DeLeo (bass), Dean DeLeo (guitar) and Eric Kretz (drums) alongside LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington — performed this past Thursday night (May 30) at the ninth annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California. The show, which honored Bennington and ...

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ATHEIST: Early Albums To Be Reissued On Vinyl

The first three studio albums from reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST"Piece Of Time" (1989), "Unquestionable Presence" (1991) and "Elements" (1993) — will be re-released on vinyl in North America on June 11 via Season Of Mist. The new editions are remastered on colored vinyl and limted to 500 copies per title worldwide. ...

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BAD COMPANY To Perform On 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

BAD COMPANY will make its network late-night debut on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" next Monday, June 10. The following day, the band will be the featured guests at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles for a rare question-and-answer session with their fans and an intimate set. The Grammy Museum event sold out within ...

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