April 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

OPETH To Launch 'Communion Pale Ale' With NORTHERN MONK BREW CO.

Swedish progressive rock juggernauts OPETH have once again joined up with Northern Monk Brew Co. to launch their second beer, the Communion Pale Ale, on April 22. Following on from their limited run of 2015's XXV Anniversary Imperial Stout, OPETH have opted to take a different approach with their second beer as their choice in ...

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DEVILDRIVER: 'Trust No One' Studio Webisode 2

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes from the making of "Trust No One", the seventh studio album from California's groove metal juggernauts DEVILDRIVER, can be seen below. Due on May 13 via Napalm Records, the follow-up to 2013's "Winter Kills" was once again produced by Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Shares Early Record Store Memories (Video)

Video footage of METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett sharing some of his early record store memories can be seen below. METALLICA has been announced as the 2016 ambassadors for Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music retailers and record store culture that is set this year for Saturday, April 16. Ulrich said: "Independent record ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Is 'Probably' The Godfather Of Thrash Metal

In his 2014 book "I'm The Man: The Story Of That Guy From Anthrax", ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian wrote this about former METALLICA guitarist and current MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine: "The guy is arguably the godfather of thrash metal. He wrote a lot of the riffs on [METALLICA's] 'Kill 'Em All' [album] and even some ...

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