August 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

OPETH: Second 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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TYKETTO To Release 'Reach' Album In October

Frontiers Music Srl will release TYKETTO's new album, "Reach", on October 14. After five years of relentless touring that included playing on some of the most prestigious stages on the planet, TYKETTO took their revitalized energy in to the studio in the spring of 2016. The sessions took place at the legendary Rockfield Studios (QUEEN, ...

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AMARANTHE Completes Work On 'Maximalism' Album, Announces European Tour

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have completed work on their new album, "Maximalism", for a tentative October release via Spinefarm. The follow-up to 2014's "Massive Addictive" was recorded at Top Floor studios in Gothenburg with producer Jakob Herrman. AMARANTHE will promote "Maximalism" with an extensive world tour which will kick off this October in Europe. Support ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Is 'Frightened' By U.S. Presidential Candidates: 'I Know There's Better People Out There'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has refused to publicly throw his support behind any candidate in the U.S. presidential race, saying that his previous comments about a presidential candidate were misconstrued. Mustaine made headlines in early 2012 when he voiced his support for ultraconservative Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum. He explained at the time that the ...

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LEMMY To Be Honored At This Year's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Renowned British master luthier Cynosure has paid tribute to late, great MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy by creating two basses to be displayed at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival. The Lemmy Bass, which brings the MOTÖRHEAD War-Pig (or Snaggletooth) logo to life, and the more traditional Motörhead Bass, which pays homage to Lemmy's ...

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