August 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

DRAGONFORCE's 'Inhuman Rampage' Album Certified Gold In U.S.

DRAGONFORCE's "Inhuman Rampage" album, which came out in 2006 via Roadrunner, was officially certified gold on July 21 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of half a million copies. The RIAA's certification program was launched with the gold record in 1958. Presently, the RIAA awards a gold honor for ...

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TYKETTO To Release 'Live From Milan 2017' In October

Frontiers Music Srl will release TYKETTO's "Live From Milan 2017" on CD/DVD, Blu-ray, vinyl and MP3 (audio only) on October 13. TYKETTO singer Danny Vaughn says: "It's been 25 years in the making. From the beginning, our goal was to always put on the best live show we could possibly do. This, more than anything ...

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WITHERFALL Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

U.S. progressive metallers WITHERFALL — the collective brainchild of guitarist Jake Dreyer (ICED EARTH, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, WHITE WIZZARD), singer Joseph Michael (WHITE WIZZARD) and the late Adam Sagan (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY)— have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media. The band, whose debut album was independently released this past February, has ...

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NOTHING MORE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Let 'Em Burn'

The official lyric video for "Let 'Em Burn", a new song from San Antonio, Texas alternative rockers NOTHING MORE, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Stories We Tell Ourselves", which will be released on September 15 via Better Noise Records. The record is available for pre-order at ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO On 'Lulu': 'Love It Or Hate It, It Was Definitely Something That We Enjoyed'

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo has once again defended "Lulu", the band's controversial collaborative disc with Lou Reed, calling it "something that we enjoyed and that we embraced." "Lulu" polarized fans around the world and earned METALLICA some of the most scathing reviews of its career. The effort featured the late THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman's spoken-word ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Funeral: More Details Revealed

This past weekend, family and close friends celebrated the life of LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington at a private service in Los Angeles, while fans worldwide organized over three hundred band-endorsed memorials to pay homage to his legacy. On Saturday, July 29, the private service at South Coast Botanical Garden in Palos Verdes Estates hosted ...

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STONE SOUR's 'Come What(ever) May' Certified Platinum By RIAA

STONE SOUR's second album, "Come What(ever) May", which came out in 2006 via Roadrunner, was officially certified platinum in July by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of one million copies. Over the past few years, more and more people have stopped paying to download or physically own albums and ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Begins Work On New Album

Rob Zombie has commenced work on the follow-up to last year's "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser" album. The rocker-turned-film-director revealed that he was back in the studio in a post on his Instagram. He uploaded a photo of his dog along with the caption: "Day one of working on the new ...

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