July 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

ASHES OF ARES: New Trailer For Debut Album

A new trailer for the self-titled debut album from ASHES OF ARES, the band featuring Matt Barlow (ex-ICED EARTH), Van Williams (ex-NEVERMORE) and Freddie Vidales (ex-ICED EARTH), can be seen below. Due on September 6 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded in part at Morrisound Recording in Tampa, Florida with legendary producer Jim ...

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POWERWOLF's 'Preachers Of The Night' Tops German Chart

"Preachers Of The Night", the fifth album from multinational metallers POWERWOLF, has entered the official chart in Germany at position No. 1. The CD was released on July 19 via Napalm Records. Says the band: "We're completely overwhelmed by these stunning news and would like to thank you all. This glorious victory wouldn't have been ...

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REVOCATION: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album

A five-minute YouTube clip containing audio samples of the entire self-titled album from Massachusetts metallers REVOCATION can be found below. Due on August 6 via Relapse Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Chaos Of Forms" will be the first full-length album with bass player Brett Bamberger, who joined the band in 2012 and was featured on ...

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PROSPEKT Signs With SENSORY RECORDS

Oxford, England-based quartet PROSPEKT has signed with progressive metal linchpin Sensory Records, a division of The Laser's Edge, for the October release of the band's debut full-length. Coalescing the fierce technicality of progressive metal with the symphonic elements of contemporary prog through brutal riffs, odd time-signatures, and majestic melodies, PROSPEKT's sound is influenced by bands ...

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OBLIVION: 'Multiverse' Video Released

"Multiverse", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area "blackened, technical post-death metallers" OBLIVION — who feature in their ranks former ALL SHALL PERISH guitarist Ben Orum on bass — can be seen below. In addition to Orum, OBLIVION features in its ranks lead singer Dr. Nick Vasallo, a professor of music and internationally acclaimed ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Bassist Interviewed By THORISAZ VIEWS (Video)

Marisa Williams of Thorisaz Views conducted an interview with bassist Henkka Seppälä (a.k.a. Henkka T. Blacksmith) of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM at a recent stop on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. CHILDREN OF BODOM's eighth album, "Halo Of Blood", sold 8,400 copies in the United States ...

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Video: KING DIAMOND Performs At Slovenia's METALDAYS Festival

Profanity TV has uploaded video footage of KING DIAMOND's July 26 performance at the Metaldays festival in Tolmin, Slovenia. Check it out below. KING DIAMOND in December signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. After a six-year touring hiatus, KING DIAMOND triumphantly returned to the stage in 2012 for European festivals Hellfest ...

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