October 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

GWAR Officially Unveils New Guitarist

It was a little less than a year ago that the world was rocked by the passing of Flattus Maximus, back to the cosmos from whence he came. And since that day fans of GWAR have wondered how the mighty overlords of GWAR would deal with the void it left within the band. GWAR responded ...

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It's Official: NIGHTWISH Parts Ways With Singer ANETTE OLZON

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have issued the following statement: "Another chapter of the NIGHTWISH story has ended today. NIGHTWISH and [singer] Anette Olzon have decided to part company, in mutual understanding, for the good of all parties involved. "In recent times it has become increasingly obvious that the direction and the needs of the band ...

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MORGOTH Issues Reunion Tour Recap

Resurrected German death metallers MORGOTH have issued the following update: "After all the great experiences we made on the 'Cursed' reunion so far, the time is now come to have a closer look at the past 18 months of MORGOTH's comeback, which has successfully reconnected us with many old friends as well as also a ...

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THE 69 EYES: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Borderline", a brand new song from Finnish gothic metallers THE 69 EYES, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's new album, "X", which was released in Europe on September 28 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was mixed by Stefan Boman (THE HELLACOPTERS, BULLET). Commented singer Jyrki69: "Elvis, ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Release New Live Album In November

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have spent nearly two full decades establishing themselves as one of the best live acts in the hard rock and metal world, bringing venues and crowds to their knees night after night, for years at a stretch. Few, if any, of their peers can deliver the type of ...

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PEARL JAM, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, A PERFECT CIRCLE Confirmed For LOLLAPALOOZA Chile, Brazil

Lollapalooza Chile and Lollapalooza Brasil, the South American satellites of the iconic festival founded by JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell, are back in 2013, and with colossal lineups. Continuing the momentum after a blowout inaugural festival in São Paulo in 2012, Lollapalooza Brasil invites PEARL JAM, THE KILLERS, THE BLACK KEYS, DEADMAU5, QUEENS OF THE ...

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AMARANTHE: First Video Report From The Studio

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE entered the studio on September 24 to begin recording their sophomore album for an early 2013 release. The follow-up to last year's "Amaranthe" is once again being recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen. The first in a series of video reports from the studio can be ...

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