September 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

ICED EARTH: Third 'Dystopia' Studio Webisode Available

The third in a five-part series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the new ICED EARTH album, "Dystopia", can be seen below. Although "Dystopia", ICED EARTH's 10th studio offering, is not a concept album, founder Jon Schaffer admits there are unifying themes to several of the songs and even an appearance by ...

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BLACK WATER RISING: 'No Halos' Video Released

"No Halos", the new video from BLACK WATER RISING the New York-based band featuring former members of BOILER ROOM and DUST TO DUST can be seen below. The clip, which features Jose Hernandez Jr. (HBO's "Oz") in the starring role, was helmed by acclaimed director Noah Shulman (SOIL, HELLYEAH) and depicts religion as cult and ...

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Norway's SHINING To Release Live DVD, CD

Norwegian "blackjazz" outfit SHINING (not to be confused with the Swedish extreme metal band of the same name) will release its first-ever live DVD and CD, "Live Blackjazz", on November 11 via Indie Recordings. The effort was produced by SHINING frontman Jrgen Munkeby and was mixed by Sean Beavan (MARILYN MANSON, NINE INCH NAILS, SLAYER). ...

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TANK Begins Work On New Album

Legendary British power metal mercenaries TANK featuring Mick Tucker and Cliff Evans on guitar alongside ex-RAINBOW/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN frontman Doogie White and ex-BRUCE DICKINSON bassist Chris Dale and drummer Dave "Grav" Cavill (ZODIAC MINDWARP) have commenced work on the follow-up to last year's "War Machine" album for a spring 2012 release via Metal Mind Productions. According ...

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LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES Signs European Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Ohio-based metalcore quintet LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES has inked a European deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's full-length debut, "When We Don't Exist", is scheduled for a November 11 release. Commented LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES singer/mainman Chris Roetter: "We are very excited to have our debut album, 'When We Don't Exist', released by Nuclear ...

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STROMMOUSSHELD To Enter Studio This Weekend

Polish avantgarde metallers STROMMOUSSHELD have just finished the pre-production process for their long-awaited second full-length album, entitled "No Direction Home". Commented the group: "We confirm the rumours about coming back to life as a real band. We ended up putting together all the riffs and soundscapes we managed to gather during all those fuckin' years. ...

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