April 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

KVELERTAK: 'Meir' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Meir", the sophomore album from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The effort, which was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records, was produced by CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou and features cover artwork by John Dyer Baizley. "It is both catchy and heavy; we're pushing our ...

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DEAD SAMARITAN: 'Royally F**ked' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Royally Fucked" from Finnish thrash/death metallers DEAD SAMARITAN can be seen below. The track comes off the band's debut album, "The Only Good Samaritan..." , which was released in December 2012 through U.K.'s Casket Music. DEAD SAMARITAN, described as agressive yet groovy, thrashy and melodic, brings to mind ...

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FAIR WARNING: 'Sundancer' Album Details Revealed

German rockers FAIR WARNING will release a new studio album, "Sundancer", in Germany on May 24, in the rest of Europe on May 27 and in the USA/Canada on May 28. The effort will be made available as a CD and digital download through SPV/Steamhammer worldwide except Asia. The "Sundancer" cover artwork can be seen ...

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ENTRAILS: Another New Song Available For Streaming

Swedish death metallers ENTRAILS will release their much-anticipated third album, "Raging Death", on May 13 in Europe via Metal Blade Records on vinyl, as a limited digi-CD with a bonus CD and as a jewelcase CD. In North America, the album will be available on May 14. The song Bloodhammer, taken from "Raging Death", can ...

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HIM: Photos From 'Tears On Tape', 'Into The Night' Video Shoot

On March 22, Petri Silas of Soundi magazine conducted an interview with Stefan Lindfors, the designer/artist/director/all-around visual genius who directed the award-winning "Funeral Of Hearts" video 10 years ago for Finnish "love" metallers HIM and has now helmed two new clips for the band ("Tears On Tape", "Into The Night"). Several screenshots from ...

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KALMAH To Release 'Seventh Swamphony' In June

Finnish metallers KALMAH will release their new studio album, "Seventh Swamphony", on June 17 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2010's "12 Gauge" was recorded at Tico-Tico Studios in Kemi, Finland, and was mixed and mastered at Fascination Street studios in Örebro, Sweden by Jens Bogren (OPETH, SOILWORK, PARADISE LOST). The new CD will feature ...

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ETHS Announces New Singer

Marseille, France-based metalcore band ETHS has announced the addition of singer Rachel Aspe to the group's ranks. "I am very proud to be a part of ETHS," says Rachel. "I have been a fan of the group for years and it is a real honor for me to find myself singing the songs that have ...

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