July 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIGHTWISH, Ex-YES Members Featured On New GRNHOLM Album

Lion Music has set a September 16 release date for GRNHOLM's sophomore album, "Silent Out Loud". Featuring 10 tracks full of infectious vocal melodies over dynamic musical backdrops, the CD is an impressive collection of songcraft topped off with a powerful production and mix. GRNHOLM is built around the songwriting skills of Mika Grnholm (guitar, ...

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MUSICA DIABLO Parts Ways With SEPULTURA Frontman DERRICK GREEN

So Paulo, Brazil-based thrash metallers MUSICA DIABLO have parted ways with SEPULTURA singer Derrick Green. Commented MUSICA DIABLO guitarist Andr NM (also of NITROMINDS): "It was very hard for us to take this decision, but Derrick being very busy for the last two years was making things hard especially to perform live. Lately we have ...

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CHRIS CAFFERY Hot Sauce Coming Soon

Guitarist Chris Caffery (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, SAVATAGE) will soon release his first commercial hot sauce through High River Sauces. More details will be made available soon. High River Sauces was started by music industry veteran, food junkie and heavy metal cookbook author Steve "Buckshot" Seabury. His cookbook titled "Mosh Potatoes - Recipes, Anecdotes & Mayhem From ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD: We Urged MIKE PORTNOY Against Quitting DREAM THEATER

AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarists Zacky Vengeance and Synyster Gates were interviewed for the September 2011 issue of Guitar World magazine (see cover below). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Guitar World: Do you believe it was Mike's [Portnoy, ex-DREAM THEATER drummer who played on AVENGED SEVENFOLD's 2010 album "Nightmare" and toured with the ...

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ARCH ENEMY Releases Official iPhone App

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have released their official iPhone app. The app will make it easier for fans to follow ARCH ENEMY activities, as it brings you all the latest news straight from the group, keeps you updated on their tour dates, gives you access to new pictures, enables you to view videos, read ...

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TEXTURES: New Studio Webisode Available

Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES will release their fourth album, "Dualism", in Europe, South America, Australia and Asia on September 23 and in North America on September 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Split Second Sound Studio in Amsterdam and was produced by TEXTURES guitar player Jochem Jacobs, who helmed all of ...

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