August 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

GRAVE Frontman Taps TRIPTYKON Drummer For GREY HEAVENS Project

Guitarist/vocalist Ola Lindgren of Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE has tapped TRIPTYKON's Norman Lonhard to play drums on the upcoming recording from Lindgren's solo project called GREY HEAVENS. Ola says, "I'm super-stoked and I'm sure it will be amazing!" Lindgren in 2009 stated about GREY HEAVENS, "For many years I have had plans to do ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman Performs With DEFTONES In Helsinki (Video)

CHILDREN OF BODOM guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho joined DEFTONES on stage last night (Tuesday, August 30) at Circus in Helsinki, Finland to perform the song "Root". Fan-filmed video footage his appearance can be seen below. DEFTONES recently began laying the groundwork for its seventh studio release, tentatively due next year. Vocalist Chino Moreno told Billboard magazine ...

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CHTHONIC: Pro-Shot Footage From Korea Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC performing on August 7, 2011 in Busan, Korea can be seen below. CHTHONIC's new album, "Takasago Army", will be released in North America on September 6 via Spinefarm Records. Produced by Rickard Bengtsson (ARCH ENEMY, NEMESIS) at Sweet Spot Studios in Halmstad, Sweden, this 10-track outing completes ...

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THE AGONIST: First Video Update From KAMELOT Tour

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have posted the first in a series of video updates from their current North American tour with KAMELOT, ALESTORM and BLACKGUARD. Check it out below. Unfortunately, THE AGONIST lead guitarist Danny Marino was unable to join the band on this trek, and is being replaced by ...

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WHIPLASH Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

WHIPLASH has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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KITTIE: New York City Footage Available

Video footage of the veteran all-girl Canadian metal outfit KITTIE performing the song "I've Failed You" last night (Tuesday, August 30) at the Highline Ballroom in New York City can be seen below. A review of the concert is available at Examiner.com. "I've Failed You" is the title track of KITTIE's sixth album, ...

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STAIND: 'Not Again' Video Released

"Not Again", the new video from Massachusetts rockers STAIND, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Paul R. Brown, who has previously worked with STONE SOUR, SLIPKNOT, MTLEY CRE, KORN, GODSMACK and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. "Not Again" is the first single from STAIND's self-titled seventh album, which is scheduled for release on ...

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