July 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

OUTSHINE Parts Ways With Singer

Swedish hard rockers OUTSHINE have announced the departure of singer Erlend Jegstad. Commented the band: "For quite some time, there has been internal issues regarding the ambition, time, economy and overall direction of what OUTSHINE should aim for in the future. This has now come to a point where we can't collaborate any more. "We've ...

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SLASH: More Video Footage of HELLFEST Press Conference

More video footage of Slash's June 17 press conference at the Hellfest festival in Clisson, France can be seen below (courtesy of Hard Force TV). Slash and his band MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORSMyles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums), Todd Kerns (bass) and Frank Sidoris (guitar) — have announced a fall headlining tour ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE To Begin Recording New Album Tomorrow

Los Angeles metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE will enter the studio on Tuesday, July 3 with producer Will Putney (SHADOWS FALL, SUICIDE SILENCE) to begin recording their fourth album for a late 2012 release via Century Media Records. WINDS OF PLAGUE's third full-length CD, "Against The World", sold 8,700 copies in the United States in its ...

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SYMPHONITY Bassist Loses Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

Bassist Tomas Celechovsky of the Czech Republic-based classical symphonic metal band SYMPHONITY (formerly NEMESIS) lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on June 27. Celechovsky joined SYMPHONITY in 2004, one year after the release of the band's debut album, "Goddess Of Revenge", which was made available under the band name NEMESIS via Underground Symphony Records. SYMPHONITY's ...

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VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE!: New Video Interview With MICHAEL VAMPIRE

Robert Herrera of PunkVideosRock.com conducted an interview with vocalist Michael Vampire of Los Angeles-based goth-metallers VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE! on June 22 at the Ventura, California stop of the Vans Warped Tour. You can now watch the chat below. VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE!'s sophomore album, "Hellbound And Heartless", sold around 2,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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THERAPY? Drummer To Sit Out Festival Shows

Due to "family commitments," drummer Neil Cooper of Irish rockers THERAPY? will sit out the band's festival shows in July and early August. Alan Lynn from LA FARO will fill in for the July shows and Adam Sinclair (engineer, mixer, producer of the THERAPY? albums "Crooked Timber" and "A Brief Crack Of Light") will sit ...

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