June 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

KISS: New Backstage Footage Posted Online

KissOnline.com has uploaded video footage of KISS backstage during the opening week of the band's 2011 summer tour. Check out the clip below. KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons spoke to the QMI Agency earlier this month about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's new album. "We have all the songs arranged ...

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STAIND: New Album Details Revealed

Atlantic recording group STAIND has announced details of its hugely anticipated new album. "Staind" which marks the iconic hard rock band's seventh studio album and first full-length release in three years arrives in stores and at all digital retailers on September 13. Produced by Johnny K known for his work with 3 DOORS DOWN, DISTURBED, ...

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CIPHER SYSTEM Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Nuclear Blast Records has announced the signing of the Swedish futuristic and extreme metal act CIPHER SYSTEM. 15 years after the birth of the band, CIPHER SYSTEM returns with what has to be described as a masterpiece in a genre where innovation has become sparse, putting their murderous machinations on public display, forged with fearsome ...

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DARK FUNERAL Announces New Vocalist

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have announced the addition of vocalist Nachtgarm (NEGATOR) to the group's ranks. Guitarist Lord Ahriman admits that it surely was not an easy task to find a worthy replacement for Emperor Magus Caligula, who has been doing an amazing job for DARK FUNERAL during the past 15 years. The Lord ...

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GOJIRA: Quality Footage From Greece's SONISPHERE Festival

Quality fan-filmed video footage of GOJIRA's June 17 performance in front of 25,000 fans at the Sonisphere festival in Athens, Greece can be seen below. GOJIRA guitarist/vocalist Joe Duplantier recently spoke to U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine about the band's forthcoming four-song EP, the proceeds from which will benefit Sea Shepherd, an anti-whaling organization. ...

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ANTHRAX: New Album Completed

ANTHRAX's long-awaited new album, "Worship Music", will be released on September 13 through Megaforce Records (one day earlier internationally via Nuclear Blast Records). In a brand new Twitter post, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian writes, "'Worship Music' is finished. I just listened to it LOUD in sequence. Our 10th studio record is fucking killer. ...

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