October 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

ABBATH Begins Rehearsing For Sophomore Album

ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), has begun rehearsing for its upcoming album in the group's hometown of Bergen, Norway. The follow-up to this year's self-titled debut will be released sometime next year via Season Of Mist. Bass duties for ABBATH are being handled by a man familiar to metal ...

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DEICIDE Completes Recording Drums For Next Album

Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE have finished laying down drums for their next studio album, tentatively due early next year via Century Media. DEICIDE drummer Steve Asheim told Metal Wani back in May about the musical direction of the band's new material: "It seems like we're gonna be taking the same approach. I mean, we're ...

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AMORPHIS To Tour North America With SWALLOW THE SUN

Finnish melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will return to North America next March/April for a long-overdue headlining tour. Support on the trek will come from fellow Finns and melodic doom/death merchants SWALLOW THE SUN. AMORPHIS will also appear on select dates with thrash legends OVERKILL and Egyptian-themed technical death metal champions NILE. "It's been a long ...

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SLIPKNOT's JIM ROOT Recovering From Disk Replacement Surgery

SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root underwent disk replacement surgery on Tuesday (October 4) — two days after the band's headlining performance at the Louder Than Life festival in Lousville, Kentucky. He wrote on his Instagram account: "[It] seems as if fractured vertebrae and hemorrhaged disks are an occupational hazard for metal bands. So early in the ...

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Video Premiere: KORN's 'A Different World' Feat. COREY TAYLOR

KORN's official video for the song "A Different World" can be seen below. The track is the next single from KORN's upcoming album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", following the Top Five song "Rotting In Vain". "A Different World" also features a guest appearance from SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor. KORN singer Jonathan Davis ...

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