October 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

Drummer JOSH FREESE Quits A PERFECT CIRCLE

After a 13-year run with the band, drummer Josh Freese has decided to leave A PERFECT CIRCLE "with no plans of returning," he writes on his Twitter profile. "Apologies to those inquiring about the upcoming shows," he adds. A PERFECT CIRCLE will perform one show in 2012 — on December 29 at Planet Hollywood in ...

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HEAVEN'S BASEMENT: 'Fire, Fire' Video Released

HEAVEN'S BASEMENT, the rising U.K. quartet, is set to release its debut full-length album, "Filthy Empire", via Red Bull Records in early 2013. The CD was produced by John Feldmann (THE USED, PAPA ROACH, BLACK VEIL BRIDES) and is the follow-up to the band's independently released, acclaimed EP, "Unbreakable". The group just premiered the video ...

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IN ALCATRAZ 1962 To Release 'The Drive' Next Week

Northern Virginia metal/hardcore outfit IN ALCATRAZ 1962 will release its debut album, "The Drive", on October 9 via Standby Records. The CD was produced by Don DeBiase at Studio D Productions (MODERN DAY ESCAPE, ALONG CAME A SPIDER, VANILLA ICE) and "packs a wallop that's found by only a select few bands who mix in ...

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CROCELL: First Two Songs With New Singer Posted Online

"Come Forth Plague" and "Perfidious Ceremony", the first two songs from Danish death metallers CROCELL to feature the band's new lead singer Asbjørn Steffensen (MORDAX), can be streamed using the ReverbNation player below. The tracks were produced by Jacob Olsen at JBO Sound. Asbjørn will make his live debut with CROCELL on October 6 at ...

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OBSCURA Announces 10th-Anniversary Show

German progressive death metal titans OBSCURA have announced a special 10th-anniversary show this December in Landshut, Germany. This one-night-only event will take place on December 15th at Alte Kaserne with special guests DARK FORTRESS, HOKUM and ILLEGIMITATION, an incarnation of the band's original lineup, who will play their first demo in its entirety. Commented OBSCURA ...

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UNDERØATH Announces Plans To Disband

Christian metalcore act UNDERØATH has announced its plans to disband following a remarkable 15-year career that made a monumental impact on millions of fans and forever changed the face of heavy music. "It's sad to say that we feel like it's time to close this chapter, but we have never seen things more clearly," says ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE To Begin Mixing New Album This Week

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the band led by ex-SAVATAGE frontman Zak Stevens, will begin mixing its new album, "Seasons Will Fall", this Thursday, October 4 in San Francisco, California. Says bassist Mitch Stewart: "We are looking for an early 2013 release. Touring news to come in the next week or so." In a recent interview with ...

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