June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

ECLIPTICA Announces New Lineup

Austrian melodic metallers ECLIPTICA have announced the addition of new female singers Sandra Urbanek (newcomer from Vienna) and Maria Melendez (straight from Mexico City) to the group's ranks. The band has also been rejoined by bassist Alexander Basstard, a founding member of ECLIPTICA who played on 2007's "The Awakening" EP. ECLIPTICA 2009 is as follows: ...

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SLIPKNOT's TAYLOR Talks To Iowa's KWWL 7; Video Available

Video footage of SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor talking to KWWL 7 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa about the 10th anniversary of the band's debut album can be viewed below. SLIPKNOT's video for the song "Sulfur" was shot on March 9 in the Los Angeles area and was directed by band percussionist Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown) and ...

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MASTODON Launches 'Crack The Skye' Tour Page

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have launched a "Crack The Skye" tour page featuring pictures, videos, setlist and fan commentary for each show on the band's current trek. MASTODON last month released two versions of the band's new album, "Crack The Skye", on vinyl. The first is a standard high-quality vinyl issue with beautiful ...

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LOST HORIZON: New Audio Samples Available

Swedish melodic metallers LOST HORIZON have posted audio clips of three different songs that will appear on the band's next album. The group says, "It's midi drums here only and the whole thing is taken directly from a raw working/recording document, which means neither mix nor any kind of sound improvement has been applied on ...

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COREY TAYLOR Interviewed At LAZERFEST; Video Available

SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor was interviewed by Samantha Knight of the Lazer 103.3 radio station prior to his May 31, 2009 performance at Lazerfest 2009 in Indianola, Iowa. Watch the seven-minute chat below. Taylor performed at Rockfest with his new solo project, COREY TAYLOR AND THE JUNK BEER KIDNAP BAND, which he described as ...

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