May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

PARADISE LOST Vocalist Says New Album Is 'Way Heavier' Than 'In Requiem'

Angel Of Metal conducted an interview with vocalist Nick Holmes of British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST at the inaugural installment of the Hammerfest festival, which was held April 24-25 at at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, Wales, United Kingdom. Watch the six-minute chat below. PARADISE LOST recently enlisted Adrian Erlandsson (CRADLE OF FILTH, THE HAUNTED, AT ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE: Footage From MARYLAND DEATHFEST Posted Online

Video footage of American techical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE performing at this year's Maryland Deathfest on May 22, 2009 at the Sonar in Baltimore, Maryland can be viewed below. CEPHALIC CARNAGE is taking part in the Blackenedfest, the North American trek headlined by Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM and also featuring MARDUK(who are expected to join ...

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U.D.O.: 'Infected' Single Audio Samples Available

U.D.O., the German metal band fronted by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, is currently in the studio recording the follow-up to 2007's "Mastercutor", tentatively titled "Dominator". An August 21 release via AFM Records is expected. A limited-edition single, "Infected", will precede the full-length CD on June 26. The single will be released as a limited ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: New Album Lands On Swedish Chart

"16.6: (Before The Devil Knows You're Dead)", the new album from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, has entered the official chart in Sweden at position No. 52. "16.6: (Before The Devil Knows You're Dead)" was released in Europe on May 22 and will be made available in the U.S. on June 7 via Frontiers Records. ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: Quality Performance Footage From Graz Posted Online

Video footage of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY performing the song "Edenspring" at the Orpheum in Graz, Austria in November 2008 has been posted on the band's official YouTube channel and can be viewed below. The German edition of Metal Hammer magazine recently conducted an interview with DARK TRANQUILLITY guitarist Niklas Sundin. He talked ...

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CHICKENFOOT Interviewed On WAAF Radio Station; Video Available

CHICKENFOOT — the new rock supergroup comprised of drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), bassist Michael Anthony (ex-VAN HALEN), guitarist Joe Satriani and vocalist Sammy Hagar (ex-VAN HALEN) — was interviewed on the Worcester/Boston radio station WAAF prior to the band's May 26, 2009 concert at the Middle East club in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Watch ...

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GOD FORBID: 'War Of Attrition' Video Released

"War of Attrition", the new video from New New Jersey metal titans GOD FORBID, can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) The clip was directed by Ian McFarland, who has previously worked with MESHUGGAH, AGNOSTIC FRONT, SICK OF IT ALL and DIECAST, among others. Commented guitarist/vocalist Doc ...

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