October 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE 69 EYES' Official Red Wine Launched

Finnish gothic metallers THE 69 EYES have released their own signature red wine. Official wine description: "Love is red. Just like the lips of Juliet. Not far from that balcony of hers comes this Veronese wine. The Helsinki Vampires have always been known for their love of wine, women and song. THE 69 EYES' wine ...

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SODOM Begins Recording New Album

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have entered the studio with producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., ENEMY OF THE SUN) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band's bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such states, "Makka [drummer Markus Freiwald] finished all the drum tracks [last] Wednesday. And believe us, he did a great ...

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WHITE WIZZARD: New Album Title Revealed

Los Angeles-based traditional metallers WHITE WIZZARD have set "The Devil's Cut" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in the spring of 2013. The band says, "It [will contain] eight songs to tear your heads off. [Bassist, songwriter and founding member] Jon [Leon] is perfecting lyrics and vocal melodies now after having written ...

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QUEEN Guitarist, KERRY ELLIS To Release 'Born Free' Single

Coinciding with the start of their forthcoming U.K. concert tour, QUEEN guitarist Brian May and acclaimed singing star Kerry Ellis will release a new single, their version of "Born Free", the Oscar-winning song written for the 1966 film. The single is being released to support the work of the Born Free Foundation, the global organization ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES: New Album Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

Los Angeles theatrical rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES will release their new album, "Wretched And Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones", on January 8 via Lava/Universal Republic. The CD was produced by by John Feldmann (PAPA ROACH, THE USED, ATREYU) and is a full-fledged concept effort, though the band's lead singer, Andy Biersack, has not ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Quality Oakland Footage Posted Online

Quality video footage of San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL performing the song "Voracious Souls" on October 25 at The New Parish in Oakland, California can be seen below (courtesy of Capital Chaos TV). DEATH ANGEL's long-awaited DVD, "A Thrashumentary", will be released in early 2013. Guitarist Ted Aguilar recently stated about the set, ...

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WINTERSUN: 'Time I' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Time I", the long-awaited new album from Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #2 Germany: #21 Austria: #33 According to WINTERSUN mainman Jari Mäenpää, there are several reasons why the band's new effort, "Time" is being released as two separate albums, titled "Time I" and "Time II". He says: ...

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