January 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

ELVENKING: Third Clip From The Studio Posted Online

Italian metallers ELVENKING entered Domination Studios in San Marino on December 16 to begin recording the follow-up to 2012's "Era" for a late spring release. Symohn is tracking the drums this week, laying down the foundations of what the band already considers "the ultimate ELVENKING manifesto." Artist Gyula Havancsak, who previously worked with ELVENKING on ...

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EDGEDOWN Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Massacre Records has announced the signing of the German metal band EDGEDOWN. Influenced by IRON MAIDEN, DIO and SAVATAGE, EDGEDOWN will release its debut album, "Statues Fall", on April 25. EDGEDOWN previously recorded an untitled three-track demo in 2010. "Statues Fall" track listing: 01. Intro 02. Statues Fall 03. In A Dream 04. Rising 05. ...

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'Underground Never Dies!' Photo Retrospective Of Extreme Metal Underground

"Underground Never Dies!", published by Doomentia Press, is a photo retrospective of the extreme metal underground through fanzines and the statements of those who were involved back in the 1980s and 1990s. "Underground Never Dies!" chronicles the underground metal explosion of the mid-1980s through early 1990s when a decentralized volunteer force created a parallel music ...

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SCORPIONS' KLAUS MEINE Interviewed On Greece's 'Rock Show' (Audio)

Vocalist Klaus Meine of German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS was interviewed on the December 16 edition of the "Rock Show" radio program from Greece , hosted by John Vardakis. The full two-hour broadcast, including the Meine interview, plus an extended presentation of SCORPIONS' "MTV Unplugged" album, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Due ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: 'We Do Love Us Some Jesus!'

Right before Christmas. Chris Robertson (vocals, guitar) of Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY was baptized by the band's guitarist/vocalist, Ben Wells, with assistance from Kevin Estes and pastor Chad Lockhart at Highland Hills Community Church in Glasgow, Kentucky. Says the group: "We ended 2013 in a very cool way and we hope [the photo above] ...

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