December 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

THERION: First Trailer For 'Beloved Antichrist' Rock Opera

On February 2, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

Read more

MR. BIG: Video Recap Of Return To The Philippines

A video recap of MR. BIG's October 12 return to Manila, the Philippines can be seen below. MR. BIG is on tour promoting its ninth studio album, "Defying Gravity", which was released on July 7 via Frontiers Music Srl. The effort is available at traditional retail and all digital service providers, as is a deluxe-edition ...

Read more

MORBID ANGEL's TREY AZAGTHOTH Calls 'Illud Divinum Insanus' A 'Confused Effort', Says 'Radikult' Song Was 'Silly'

MORBID ANGEL guitarist Trey Azagthoth says that the band's "Illud Divinum Insanus" album was a "confused effort" whose unfocused direction ultimately led to the departure of frontman David Vincent. Released in 2011, "Illud Divinum Insanus" drew controversy among MORBID ANGEL fans by incorporating industrial and electronic elements into the band's traditional death metal sound. It ...

Read more