April 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

JOURNEY Releases 'City Of Hope', 'Human Feel' Singles

JOURNEY's new single, "City Of Hope", has just been made available digitally at all European online music stores. The song is described as a "classic JOURNEY-style anthem" by MelodicRock.com. JOURNEY is currently touring Latin America in front of packed audiences. Following shows in Santiago, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Lima and Caracas, JOURNEY will play dates ...

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EXHORDER Frontman Pays Tribute To Fallen Bassist

Vocalist Kyle Thomas of legendary New Orleans metallers EXHORDER has penned the following tribute to the band's bassist, Frankie Sparcello, who passed away on March 22, 2011: "When Frankie joined EXHORDER back in 1990, I believe, it just so happened to be amid some of our darkest days as a band. We were struggling to ...

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EXELOUME Signs With VICISOLUM PRODUCTIONS

Norwegian death/thrashers EXELOUME have inked a deal with the Swedish label ViciSolum Productions as their first non-Swedish band. The group's debut album, "Fairytale Of Perversion", will be released on Friday, May 13. Produced by Rune Stavnesli (KEEP OF KALESSIN, BLOODTHORN) and mixed/mastered by Dan Swanö, the CD does features guest appearances from Andy La Rocque ...

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Reunited BLOOD FOR BLOOD Planning New Studio Album

After lying dormant for six years, Boston-based hardcore/punk band BLOOD FOR BLOOD will make its American return at this year's New England Metal And Hardcore Festival on Friday, April 15. The band has also announced plans to record a new album this year, its first since 2004's "Serenity". BLOOD FOR BLOOD reunited last year for ...

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CONFLICTED To Release 'Never Be Tamed' Next Week

Toronto, Ontario, Canada's CONFLICTED will release its new album, "Never Be Tamed", on April 12 via Nightmare Records. "Never Be Tamed" is said to be "full of addictive, musically adventurous yet instantly memorable songs featuring virtuosic performances delivered with a fire and passion." Intense, high energy progressive/power metal abounds on the CD, which features the ...

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MANOWAR: We Know SCOTT COLUMBUS Is 'In A Good Place And At Peace'

MANOWAR has released the following statement regarding the passing of the band's former drummer, Scott Columbus: "With great sorrow we announce the passing of our brother Scott. A rare talent, equally a rare individual, a father, friend and a brother of metal. "All the great moments we spent together are burnished in our hearts and ...

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