May 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

AXEWOUND: New Song Available For Streaming

"Cold", a brand new song from AXEWOUND — the new project featuring Matt Tuck (BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE) on guitar and vocals, Liam Cormier (CANCER BATS) on lead vocals, Mike Kingswood (GLAMOUR OF THE KILL) on guitar, Joe Copcutt (RISE TO REMAIN) on bass, and Jason Bowld (PITCHSHIFTER, KILLING JOKE) on drums — was premiered ...

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MALADIE To Release 'Plague Within' In July

Black metallers MALADIE will release their debut album, "Plague Within", on July 20 via Apostasy Records. The CD was recorded at various studios in Germany and Belgium and was mixed and mastered by Christoph Brandes at Iguana Studios (NECROPHAGIST, DEADBORN) in March-Buchheim, Germany. The artwork was created by Remy of Headsplit Design (ARCH ENEMY, CRYPTOPSY). ...

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POWER QUEST To Support FREEDOM CALL In October

Following on from an overwhelmingly successful first leg of the FREEDOM CALL tour in March this year, U.K.-based metallers POWER QUEST have been asked back to join the second leg of the "Journey To The Crimson Dawn" tour as special guests. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 16 - FR - Paris @ Le Divian ...

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THE GATHERING: New Album Details Revealed

Dutch/Norwegian rockers THE GATHERING will release their tenth studio album, "Disclosure", on September 12 via Psychonaut Records. Comments keyboardist Frank Boeijen: "'Disclosure' is the most personal soundscape the band ever made, both lyrically and musically. The album is a great marriage between electronic and organic sounds, and has a wide range of colorful songs. With ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Melbourne Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Tim "Ripper" Owens' (DIO DISCIPLES, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) May 19 performance at The Hi Fi in Melbourne, Australia can be seen below. Released in May 2009, "Play My Game", the first solo album from Owens, landed at position No. 66 on the Top New Artist Albums ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Philadelphia Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of RHAPSODY OF FIRE's May 25 performance at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be seen below. The first official photo of the new lineup of RHAPSODY OF FIRE can be seen below. RHAPSODY OF FIRE 2012 is: Fabio Lione - Vocals Alex Staropoli - Keyboards Roberto De Micheli - Guitar ...

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SUBSIGNAL Working On New Material

SUBSIGNAL, the German band featuring former SIEGES EVEN members Arno Menses (vocals) and Markus Steffen (guitar), is writing material for its third album, tentatively due next year. Songtitles set to apper on the follow-up to last year's "Touchstones" include "A Giant Leap Of Faith" and "The Stillness Beneath The Snow". "Touchstones" was released last September ...

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UGLY KID JOE: 'Stairway To Hell' EP Available For Streaming

Reunited hard rockers UGLY KID JOE will release a new six-song EP, "Stairway To Hell", digitally on June 5 and physically on July 9. "Stairway To Hell" heralds UGLY KID JOE's return, containing songs spanning the full repertoire of influences which made UGLY KID JOE one of the prime soundtracks for young snowboarders, surfers, keggers ...

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TWINSPIRITS' DANIELE LIVERANI To Release New Solo Album

Perhaps better known as the keyboardist and musical mastermind behind TWINSPIRITS, COSMICS and KHYMERA, the multi-talented Daniele Liverani is also a guitarist of considerable skill as his new instrumental album, "Eleven Mysteries", will show when it arrives on July 20 via Lion Music. While "Eleven Mysteries" is basically a guitar-oriented release, the overall vibe of ...

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Former OPERATIKA Guitarist Launches PSYCHOPRISM

Former OPERATIKA guitarist Bill Visser has joined forces with singer Jess Rittgers in a new band called PSYCHOPRISM. The group's musical style is described as "modern power metal with shred guitar and vocals that resemble KING DIAMOND and QUEENSRŸCHE." PSYCHOPRISM is currently working on a demo and is holding auditions for a drummer and a ...

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