April 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

OBSCURA Guitarist CHRISTIAN MUENZNER: Two Songs From Solo Album Posted Online

Guitarist Christian Muenzner (OBSCURA) has released an all-instrumental solo album, entitled "Timewarp". The CD features Hannes Grossmann (OBSCURA, BLOTTED SCIENCE) on drums and Daniel Galmarini (MERCURY FALLING) on keyboards, with bass duties split between Steve DiGiorgio (DEATH, SADUS, ex-TESTAMENT, ex-ICED EARTH) and Jacob Schmidt (DEFEATED SANITY). The album also includes guest appearances by Shrapnel recording ...

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DAYLIGHT DIES Checks In With New Album Update

North Carolina's DAYLIGHT DIES has issued the following update: "Another round of rehearsals for the new album is coming up in May. We're finishing up the last songs and refining everything else. "From a writing perspective, the light at the end of the tunnel shines bright. Egan [O'Rourke, bass] has contributed more material than previously, ...

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SLIPKNOT To Play Its 'Biggest And Most Emotional Shows' This Summer

Pandie Suicide of BareBonesMusic.com conducted separate interviews with SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan and drummer Joey Jordison on the "black carpet" of the third annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards, which was held on April 20 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the footage below. On whether they think they will ...

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ANNIHILATOR, Reunited SWORD To Team Up For Quebec City Concert

Canadian metal powerhouse ANNIHILATOR will perform at the 2011 edition of the Festival d'Été de Québec (Quebec City International Summer Festival) on July 10 at the Imperial Theater. This will mark the band's exclusive Canadian appearance this summer, a first for Quebec City and the first show in 18 years that ANNIHILATOR has played in ...

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STEVEN TYLER Taps Norwegian Director For 'Feels So Good' Video

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler has tapped the Norwegian-born, Los Angeles-based director and photographer Ray Kay (pictured below; real name: Reinert K. Olsen) to helm the video for the first solo single of Tyler's entire career, a poppy tune called "(It) Feels So Good". The video shoot will take place in Los Angeles and will feature ...

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