April 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

SUMERIAN RECORDS Partners With ALTERNATIVE DISTRIBUTION ALLIANCE

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the independent music distribution arm of Warner Music Group, has announced a partnership with Sumerian Records. Based in Los Angeles, California and Washington D.C., Sumerian Records — which was founded in 2006 by Ash Avildsen — is home to a world-class roster of progressive hard rock music. The label is best ...

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Video: DREAM THEATER Answers Another Fan Question In Twitter Q&A

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER are in the studio recording the follow-up to their Grammy-nominated album "A Dramatic Turn Of Events". Members John Petrucci, John Myung, Jordan Rudess, Mike Mangini and James LaBrie sat down and answered some questions from their fans on Twitter. Check out the latest clip below. In a recent interview with ...

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Video: ENSLAVED Guitarists Discuss Their Musical Evolution

In the clip below, filmed at the recent "Scion Label Showcase Presents Roadburn Records" show at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California, Grutle Kjellson and Ivar Bjørnson of Norwegian progressive/psychedelic black metallers ENSLAVED discuss the evolution of their band and how their ideas and influences developed as each member matured. ENSLAVED's twelfth studio album, "RIITIIR", ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: New Video Interview Posted Online

Groovey of Hollywood Music Magazine conducted an interview with the Swedish all-girl hard rock quartet CRUCIFIED BARBARA during their North American tour with CRASHDÏET. You can now watch the chat below. CRUCIFIED BARBARA's third studio album, "The Midnight Chase", was released in May 2012 in Europe and in July 2012 in North America via Nuclear ...

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FINNTROLL: 'Häxbrygd' Video Released

"Häxbrygd", the new video from Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL, can be seen below. The clip was filmed a video on March 8-9. Photos from the video shoot can be found on the Facebook page of Soundi magazine (courtesy of Timo Isoaho). "Häxbrygd" comes off FINNTROLL's sixth album, "Blodsvept", which was released on April ...

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WINTERSTORM Signs With NOISEART RECORDS

German power metallers WINTERSTORM have inked a deal with NoiseArt Records and Rock The Nation Booking. The band's new album is scheduled for release in early 2014. Comments the group: "Nearly three years have gone since the release of our first album, 'A Coming Storm', and since our first show. "After dozens of gigs (among ...

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