September 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEVIN TOWNSEND Talks 'Epicloud' In New Video Interview

Mark Carras of Rock My Monkey TV conducted an interview with Devin Townsend, Canadian multi-instrumentalist and ex-STRAPPING YOUNG LAD mastermind, during Devin's "Epic Kings & Idols Tour" with KATATONIA and PARADISE LOST. You can now watch the chat below. "Epicloud", the latest album from Devin Townsend to be released under the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT banner, ...

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Former MANOWAR Drummer RHINO To Guest On New STONECAST Album

Former MANOWAR drummer Kenny "Rhino" Earl will guest on the new album from French metallers STONECAST. STONECAST was formed in 2002, and after several demo releases, they issued their debut album in 2009. After a bunch of shows — including an appearance at the French edition of Sonisphere, where they closed the festival after the ...

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VARG: New Song Available For Free Download

The title track of the new album from German Viking metallers VARG, "Guten Tag", is available for free download at this location (e-mail sign-up required). "Guten Tag" is scheduled for release on October 5 via NoiseArt Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Willkommen 02. Guten Tag 03. Frei ...

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ONSLAUGHT Guitarist Forced To Sit Out European Tour

Lead guitarist Andy Rosser-Davies of British thrashers ONSLAUGHT is not taking part in the European leg of the band's "Full Force" tour that started yesterday at Dynamo in Eindhoven, Holland (see video below). He is being temporarily replaced by ex-COLLAPSE guitarist Allen Leigh Chambers. Commented Andy: "It is with great regret that I cannot undertake ...

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PUMP: New Song Available For Streaming

"Death Of Me", a brand new song from German heavy rockers PUMP — who feature in their ranks ex-BRAINSTORM singer Marcus Jürgens — can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's fourth album, "Waiting For The Rapture", which will be released later this year. The CD is currently being ...

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BEYOND THE BRIDGE/TRILLIUM Keyboardist Dies

Simon Oberender, keyboardist/guitarist of the German progressive metal band BEYOND THE BRIDGE, has passed away. The cause of death has not been announced. Oberender, who was also the keyboardist for Amanda Somerville's band TRILLIUM, worked at the Gate Studios in Wolfsburg, Germany as a sound engineer and producer. He recorded, mixed, mastered (along with Sascha ...

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DESDEMON Mainman Resurrects METADOX

Frank Tosi, the driving force behind New York's DESDEMON, has resurrected his band METADOX after the demise of DESDEMON and announced an open call for a vocalist. Originally established in 2001, METADOX rose quickly in the New York metal circles after signing with Metal Mayhem Music. The band, which opened for such respected artists as ...

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