July 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

MAYAN: First Clip From The Studio

MAYAN — the band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst — has entered the studio to begin recording 11 new songs for its sophomore album, tentatively due before the end of the year. A one-minute clip of MAYAN drummer Ariën van Weesenbeek warming up for the recording sessions ...

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SOULFLY: 'Savages' Cover Artwork Unveiled

SOULFLY's ninth album, "Savages", will be released on October 4 via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by Terry Date, who is known for his work with such acts as PANTERA, DEFTONES and SOUNDGARDEN, among many others. Guest vocal appearances on "Savages" include SOULFLY bass player Tony Campos, frontman ...

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THE WINERY DOGS' Debut Album Cracks U.S. Top 30

The self-titled debut album from THE WINERY DOGS, the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), sold around 10,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at ...

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CANDLEMASS Mainman's AVATARIUM Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

AVATARIUM, the new project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. AVATARIUM's first release will be a 12-inch mini-LP, "Moonhorse", featuring the title track, the B-side "Boneflower" as well as an acoustic cover version of BLACK SABBATH's "War Pigs". It ...

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Video: LACUNA COIL Performs In Vietnam For First Time

Fan-filmed video footage of LACUNA COIL performing its very first show in Vietnam at Crescent Resident, Phu My Hung, D7, Ho Chi Minh City on July 20 July, 2013.can be seen below. LACUNA COIL's latest album, "Dark Adrenaline", sold around 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at ...

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