July 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

DUFF MCKAGAN: Nobody Chooses Addiction, Not Even AMY WINEHOUSE

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER bassist and LOADED frontman Duff McKagan has commented on the passing of Amy Winehouse. The 27-year-old singer was found dead in her London apartment on Saturday, July 23. There's no word on the exact cause of death, but Winehouse had been struggling with drug addiction for many ...

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LANDMINE MARATHON: 'Gallows' Cover Art, Track Listing Revealed

Arizona grind-masters LANDMINE MARATHON will release their fourth album, "Gallows", on September 27 via Prosthetic Records. The CD was recorded by LANDMINE MARATHON guitarist Ryan Butler at Arcane Digital Recording Studio (EXHUMED, NIGHTRAGE, MISERY INDEX, PHOBIA) and mastered by Dave Shirk at Sonorous Mastering. The album features the debut of the band's new drummer, Andy ...

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AUGUST BURNS RED: 'Internal Cannon' Video Released

"Internal Cannon", the new video from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Christian metalcore quintet AUGUST BURNS RED, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Leveler", which sold around 29,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 11 on The Billboard 200 chart. AUGUST ...

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BRAINSTORM: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

German metallers BRAINSTORM will release their new album, "On The Spur Of The Moment", on September 30 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Studio 22 in Ludwigsburg, Germany with Axel Heckert. According to BRAINSTORM, "Axel is a huge fan of the band and he [helped] us to reach a whole new level." "On ...

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HELL OR HIGHWATER: New Video Interview With BRANDON SALLER

On July 21, Robert Herrera of PunkVideosRock.com conducted an interview with former ATREYU drummer/vocalist and current HELL OR HIGHWATER frontman Brandon Saller in Culver City, California. You can now watch the chat below. HELL OR HIGHWATER (formerly known as THE BLACK CLOUD COLLECTIVE) will release its debut album, "Begin Again", independently on August 9. To ...

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SLAYER Frontman Interviewed By SONISPHERE TV (Video)

Sonisphere TV conducted an interview with SLAYER bassist/vocalist Tom Araya at the U.K. installment of the Sonisphere festival, which was held July 8-10, 2011 at Knebworth House. You can now watch the chat below. Gary Holt of EXODUS is once again filling in for SLAYER founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman who in January contracted necrotizing fasciitis, ...

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