December 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

NOISEAR To Release New Album In February

Albuquerque, New Mexico grind band NOISEAR has completed work on its new album, "Subvert The Dominant Paradigm", for a February 1, 2011 release via Relapse Records. The follow-up to "Pyroclastic Annihilation" features 30 brand new tracks and will be available on CD, LP, and digitally. NOISEAR recently released a split seven-inch EP with Sweden's THE ...

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Swedish 'Idol' Contestant Performs METALLICA's 'Enter Sandman' (Video)

Jay Smith, a contestant in the 2010 season of "Idol", Sweden's annual reality show and singing competition, performed a cover version of the METALLICA classic "Enter Sandman" during tonight's (Friday, December 3) episode. You can now watch his rendition below. "Enter Sandman" was featured as the opening track and lead single from METALLICA's eponymous 1991 ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR: 'Like I Said: Shows? Yes. Album? No'

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has reiterated that he has no plans to make a new album with the band anytime soon, despite the fact that the Iowa-based group has just confirmed a headlining appearance at the Sonisphere series of European festivals, including an exclusive U.K. appearance at Knebworth (set for July 8-10, 2011). Writing on ...

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THE HAUNTED To Perform At 'P3 Guld' Awards Ceremony

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED will perform at the "P3 Guld" (Swedish radio's annual music awards) live awards ceremony broadcast on January 22, 2011 from Lisebergshallen in Gothenburg, Sweden. THE HAUNTED entered Antfarm Studio in Århus, Denmark on October 18 with the band's longtime producer Tue Madsen (MOONSPELL, DARK TRANQUILLITY, GOREFEST, SICK OF IT ALL) to ...

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CRASHDIET Bassist Launches Blog

Bassist Peter London of Swedish sleaze rockers CRASHDIET has launched an official blog at this location. "Generation Wild", the third album from CRASHDIET, entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 3. The CD was made available in Sweden on April 14 through Gain/Sony Music. It was helmed by ...

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Complete TOXAEMIA Discography To Be Made Available

Dark Descent Records will release the complete discography from classic Swedish death metallers TOXAEMIA. Due on December 15, the CD will contain everything ever issued by the band, including the "Kaleidoscopic Lunacy" and "Buried To Rot" demos and the "Beyond The Realm" EP (released by Seraphic Decay), as well as previously unreleased material recorded during ...

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RIGHTEOUS FOOL To Support CLUTCH

RIGHTEOUS FOOL — the North Carolina project featuring two founding members of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.), Reed Mullin (drums, vocals) and Mike Dean (bass, vocals) alongside guitarist Jason Browning from HR of BAD BRAINS' solo band — will play five dates in late December with CLUTCH. The tour follows the release of the band's debut ...

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KHOLD, WARRANT, EXCREMENTORY GRINDF**KERS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR

KHOLD, WARRANT (Germany) and EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOCALYPTICA AVANTASIA BLIND GUARDIAN EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS KHOLD ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer Launches 'Hollywood Loops'

QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield has launched Hollywood Loops and his first product, Methane, now available at HollywoodLoops.com. According to a posting on the site, "Hollywood Loops is cutting-edge, high-end music and sound FX loops for use in film, television, game composing, and all other music productions." Commented Rockenfield: "After 30 years of playing ...

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