April 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

SUFFOKATE Announces New Singer

Oakland, California death metallers SUFFOKATE have recruited Canadian singer Matt Krawchuk as the replacement for Ricky Hoover, who left the band last year. Krawchuk's SUFFOKATE audition video can be seen below. Hoover quit SUFFOKATE in May 2012, claiming that it was "in the best interest for everyone" for him to depart. He revealed that he ...

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BLACK SABBATH: European Tour Announced

BLACK SABBATH will embark on a European tour in November/December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 20 - Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland Nov. 22 - Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden Nov. 24 - Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway Nov. 26 - Forum, Denmark, Copenhagen Nov. 28 - Ziggo Dome, Holland, Amsterdam Nov. 30 - Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany ...

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GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Schedules Sacramento Signing Session

The Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE will take part in a signing session on Monday, April 22 at Dimple in Sacramento, California between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Deadline Music/Cleopatra Records has released "Cold", the new single from the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE, via iTunes. The track, which was mixed by Anthony Focx (NEWSTED, ...

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LORDI Mainman Interviewed In Hamburg (Video)

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with Mr. Lordi of Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI on April 3 in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. LORDI's new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", was released on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North ...

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HATE: Quality Video Footage Of One Of MORTIFER's Final Performances

Quality video footage of HATE's March 31 performance at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). As previously reported, HATE bassist Slawomir "Mortifer" Archangielskij was found the night of April 5-6 near the German town of Munchberg. The remaining members of the band said: "After the show in Stuttgart, he ...

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METALACHI Invades Texas (Video)

On April 4, KABB-TV, FOX News San Antonio, conducted an interview with METALACHI, billed as the first and only heavy metal mariachi band. You can now watch the report below. METALACHI is described as "a five-piece ensemble of classically trained mariachi musician brothers, but taking their cues from KISS, GWAR and ROB ZOMBIE. Their show ...

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'Lullaby Versions' Of GUNS N' ROSES Due This Month

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," will release "Lullaby Versions Of Guns N' Roses" on April 30 via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Guns N' Roses" track listing: 01. Sweet Child O' Mine 02. Don't Cry 03. Welcome To The Jungle 04. November Rain ...

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