August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLOOD COMMAND To Release 'Funeral Beach' In October

Norwegian post-hardcore outfit BLOOD COMMAND will release its second album, "Funeral Beach", on October 29 via Fysisk Format. BLOOD COMMAND guitarist Yngve produced the CD along with longtime collaborator Dag Erik "Dagger" Nygaard of Kamikaze Media AS. The recording was a painstakingly long, yet rewarding process. Yngve comments, "'Funeral Beach' is our greatest achievement to ...

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DIECAST Recording New Album

Boston metalcore band DIECAST has entered a Miami, Florida studio with longtime producer Paul Trust to begin recording its new album for a 2013 release. The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the studio can be seen below. DIECAST parted ways with Century Media Records in 2008, two years after ...

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SLAYER Drummer's PHILM: Video Footage Of 'Slaughter By The Water' Performance

Video footage of PHILM's performance at the third annual Slaughter By The Water festival, which took place last Saturday, August 25 on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier in Alameda, California, can be seen below (courtesy of Capital Chaos TV). PHILM is the Los Angeles-based experimental post-hardcore triumvirate featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (SLAYER), guitarist/vocalist Gerry Nestler ...

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ATROCITY Working On 'Okkult' Album Trilogy

Vocalist Alexander Krull of long-running German metallers ATROCITY has released the following statement regarding the band's new album trilogy, "Okkult": "With 'Okkult' we want to start a very special album trilogy. "We began to work on the 'Okkult' trilogy a long time ago. "Most recently with the 'Die Gottlosen Jahre (The Godless Years)' DVD, a ...

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WINTERSUN Mainman Answers Fan-Submitted Questions - Part 2 (Video)

Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN will release their long-awaited new album, "Time I", on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. During the listening session for "Time I" at the Nuclear Blast headquarters in Donzdorf, Germany on July 28, Jari Mäenpää was interviewed by BLEEDING RED frontman Timo Joos, who asked the WINTERSUN mastermind fan questions that ...

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HOD Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

San Antonio blackened death metal miscreants HOD are putting the final touches on their new full-length album. Titled "Book Of The Worm", the follow-up to 2009's "Serpent" features nine tracks of molten metal riffs and sonic decay. Comments HOD vocalist Vladibeer Reebs: "With 'Serpent', we were five guys with some ideas. Now we're a cohesive ...

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MELECHESH Guitarist Featured On Cooking Show

Moloch, guitar player for Sumerian black/thrash kings MELECHESH, recently took part in a cooking show on iFood.tv Commented Moloch: "You end up doing many weird things when you play in a metal band, and being part of a cooking show is definitively one of them. In any case, I decided to go for it because ...

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HALESTORM: New Audio Interview With JOE HOTTINGER

Pop Culture Madness magazine recently conducted an interview with HALESTORM guitarist Joe Hottinger. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HALESTORM made history with its "Love Bites (So Do I)" single. The track — featured on the Pennsylvania-based band's breakthrough new album, "The Strange Case Of…" — ascended to No. ...

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