May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SPINAL TAP Is 'Back From The Dead'

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the cult classic film "This is Spinal Tap", and now England's "loudest heavy metal band," SPINAL TAP, is celebrating with the release of its first new album in almost two decades, "Back From The Dead" (The Label Industry Records/Artist2Market/INgrooves). Due on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, the follow-up to ...

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RUTHLESS: Video Footage From Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival Posted Online

Video footage of reactivated Southern California metallers RUTHLESS performing at this year's Keep It True XII festival, which was held April 24-25, 2009 at the Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany, can be viewed below. RUTHLESS recently signed a deal with Italy's My Graveyard Productions for the re-release of its 1984 "Metal Without Mercy" five-song EP. RUTHLESS's ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Frontman Interviewed In Louisiana; Video Available

Buick McKane (a.k.a. Emily) conducted an interview with Tony Foresta, lead singer of the Richmond-based metal act MUNICIPAL WASTE, on April 23, 2009 in Lafayette, Louisiana. Watch the 10-minute chat below. MUNICIPAL WASTE has completed work on its fourth album, "Massive Aggressive", with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (MADBALL, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, UNEARTH) for an August ...

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ZAO: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Awake?", the new album from the influential heavy music act ZAO, is available for streaming in its entirety on the band's MySpace page. Due on May 5 via Ferret Music, the follow-up to 2006's "The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here" was recorded in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (near Greensburg); Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Encinitas, California; and ...

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