February 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLAZE BAYLEY: Pro-Shot Footage Of Ukraine Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley's November 7, 2012 performance at the Citadel festival in Lviv, Ukraine can be seen below. Blaze released a collaborative acoustic EP with Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen, "Russian Holiday" on February 5. The effort features four re-arranged songs from previous albums ...

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ABACINATE Returns With A Vengeance

Jersey death metal devils ABACINATE have burst back onto the scene after a year-long hiatus following the tragic death of singer Jason "Plunger" Sica. After securing the services of new vocalist Ruben Ratliff, of Jersey death/slam band NJDOTS, ABACINATE closed out 2012 with a string of shows in New Jersey and Boston with the likes ...

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MISERY SIGNALS Begins Recording New Album

Wisconsin post-hardcore act MISERY SIGNALS has entered Trax East Recording Studio in South River, New Jersey begin recording its fourth album. MISERY SIGNALS lead singer Karl Schubach previously stated about the group's new material: "I think every band aims to progress with each album they write. But sometimes progression is learning what worked really well ...

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DAMNATION PLAN: New Song Available For Streaming

Finnish metallers DAMNATION PLAN will release their new album, "The Wakening", on March 12 via Coroner Records. The CD, which was mixed and masterered by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, NIGHTINGALE) at Unisound studios in Örebro, Sweden, combines clean and theatrical vocals (courtesy of Asim Searah, formerly of KIUAS) and harsh vocals (Tommy Tuovinen ...

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ALICE COOPER Drummer GLEN SOBEL Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

ALICE COOPER drummer Glen Sobel — whose other credits include Vivian Campbell, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, SIXX: A.M. and Paul Gilbert — was interviewed by Full Metal Rock's Craig C. at the Mapex booth at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY, WATCH ME BLEED Members Join Forces In SOULDRINKER

SOULDRINKER is a brand new project featuring Markus Pohl from MYSTIC PROPHECY and rock vocalist Iris Boanta from THE MYSTERY as well as members of the German groove-metal outfit WATCH ME BLEED. SOULDRINKER's music is described in a press release as "in-your-face-metal with a big groove and heavy riffs. The raw-but-melodic vocals of Iris Boanta ...

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HELL'S DOMAIN: First Video Teaser For Debut Album

HELL'S DOMAIN — the Danish thrash metal band featuring former members of HATESPHERE, KOLDBORN, EXMORTEM and ARTILLERY — has uploaded the first video teaser for its upcoming debut album, which is currently being recording at Antfarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark. Mixing and mastering duties will be handled by renowned producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, KATAKLYSM, ...

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Video: NIKKI SIXX Talks About His New Schecter Signature Series Bass

Schecter Guitar Research recently announced a partnership with MÖTLEY CRÜE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx to create the new Schecter Sixx Signature Series Bass. Sixx introduced the Schecter Sixx with an exclusive signing at the winter NAMM conference in Anaheim, California on January 26 the Schecter booth. In a roundtable discussion with a handful of media ...

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NADER SADEK's 'Mayhem' Art Exhibit Opens Today In Philadelphia

Famed artist and visual effects director and driving force behind the all-star death metal project that bears his name, Nader Sadek is being featured as part of a group exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. The exhibit, which runs from February 6 until July 28, will feature masks worn by Attila Cshiar ...

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