August 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

STAR ONE: 'Victims Of The Modern Age' Instrumentalists Revealed

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen has released a new video message in which he announces the instrumentalists that perform on "Victims Of The Modern Age", the new album from his STAR ONE project. "Victims Of The Modern Age" instrumentalists: * Ed Warby (AYREON, HAIL OF BULLETS, GOREFEST) - Drums * Peter Vink - Bass * ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'Time To Be King' Video Released

"Time To Be King", the new video from German/Norwegian melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, can be viewed at Metal-Hammer.de. The clip was filmed in June in Hamburg, Germany. "Time To Be King" is the title track of MASTERPLAN's new album, which registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #31 Sweden: #15 Switzerland: #45 "Time To ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Frontman Shoots Down Lip-Synching Rumors

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland has responded to allegations that he is using backing tracks during the band's live shows after he fell off a stage at a recent concert and landed heavily without missing a note. While performing in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 25, Weiland lost his footing, stumbled and fell clumsily while ...

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EUROPE Bassist Interviewed By U.K.'s 'Metalheadz'

Peter Bailey of the "Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with bassist John Levén of Swedish hard rockers EUROPE at the U.K. edition of the Sonisphere festival, which was held July 30 - August 1, 2010 at Knebworth Park. Watch the chat below. EUROPE will embark on the "Balls 'N' Banners" U.K. tour in February. ...

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DAGOBA: 'Black Smokers' Video Released

"Black Smokers (752 Farenheit)", the new Arnaud Lalanne-directed video from French metallers DAGOBA, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Poseidon", which is being released today (Monday, August 30) via the French label XIII Bis Records. The CD was recorded at Hyperion Studio in Marseille, France with "Brew" Varea and ...

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THE BURNING: 'Hail The Horde' Artwork Unveiled

Hard-hitting Danish four-piece THE BURNING has revealed the cover artwork for its new album, "Hail The Horde", due in Europe on October 25 via Massacre Records. The cover art was created by Brent Elliot White, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, DEATH ANGEL and WHITECHAPEL. "Hail The Horde" was produced by Jacob Bredahl (HATESPHERE, PURIFIED ...

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WOLVERINE Completes Mixing New Album

Swedish progressive metallers WOLVERINE have finished mixing their long-awaited new album, "Communication Lost", with Danish producer Jacob Hansen at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark for a tentative early 2011 release. According to the band, "Marcus [Losbjer; drums] is working on the artwork while Thomas [Jansson, bass]is contributing to it with great photos." WOLVERINE's last album, ...

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