July 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

GOJIRA: How Family Loss Affected Making Of 'Magma'

Niclas Müller-Hansen of RockSverige.se recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier and drummer Mario Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. RockSverige.se: Is there such a thing as a perfect album? Joseph: No. At some point when you're working on a record, and I'm ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN To Perform With CSUN Symphony

On November 10, Serj Tankian will perform a very special concert at his Alma Mater, Cal State Northridge University. The concert will be the first time he will hit the stage to perform his "Elect The Dead" and "Orca" symphonies in North America. He will perform alongside the CSUN Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of ...

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NEUROSIS: 'Fires Within Fires' Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Long-running Oakland, California-based industrial/alternative/metal pioneers NEUROSIS will release their eleventh full-length album, "Fires Within Fires", on September 23 via the band's own Neurot Recordings. The follow-up to 2012's "Honor Found In Decay" was recorded at Electrical Audio Studio with producer Steve Albini. "Fires Within Fires" track listing: 01. Bending Light 02. A Shadow Memory 03. ...

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QUEEN's 'Greatest Hits' Is U.K.'s Best-Selling Album Of All Time

QUEEN's best-of collection "Greatest Hits" has been named the biggest-selling album of all time in Britain, as compiled by the Official Charts Company. The 1981 compilation stands alone as the first and only record to have passed the six-million sales mark (its tally currently stands at 6.1 million) in the U.K. It dwarfs ABBA's "Gold: ...

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