July 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

CARNIFEX: Making Of 'Slow Death' Album Part 2

The second webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Slow Death", the new album from the California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX, can be seen below. Due on August 5 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced and recorded by CARNIFEX and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH, BLEEDING THROUGH), and co-produced by Jason Suecof (DEATH ANGEL, ...

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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Parts Ways With Drummer DANIEL WILLIAMS

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA has parted ways with drummer Daniel Williams. The band said in a statement: "We wish him nothing but the best with everything he does going forward. "We're putting the finishing touches on our new album and look forward to releasing new music very soon." Williams confirmed his exit from THE DEVIL ...

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BONFIRE Parts Ways With Singer DAVID REECE; Cites 'Irreconcilable' Differences

After two successful albums — "Glorious" (2015) and "Pearls" (2016) — and over a hundred shows performed, veteran German rockers BONFIRE have parted ways with their American lead singer David Reece (pictured; formerly of ACCEPT) The "personal and professional differences" are irreconcilable, making it impossible for the parties to continue working together. Returning to BONFIRE ...

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WOLVERINE: Entire 'Machina Viva' Album Available For Streaming

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, will release "Machina Viva", the fifth studio full-length album from Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE, on July 8. The entire CD can now be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. A natural progression from "Communication Lost", released in 2011 via Candlelight, "Machina Viva" invites the listener into the ...

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SLIPKNOT Guitarist MICK THOMSON Joins JACKSON Family

Jackson has announced a forceful new addition to its stellar artist roster in SLIPKNOT lead guitarist Mick Thomson. Thomson's arrival heralds the induction of one of metal's most successful and revered players into the Jackson fold. "Jackson is exceptionally honored to have Mick Thomson joining our family," states Jackson artist relations manager Mike Taft. "His ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: Why MEGADETH Has Canceled Its Fan Meet-And-Greets

MEGADETH has canceled all of its previously scheduled meet-and-greets on the European leg of the "Dystopia" tour, effective June 29. In a video message posted on Periscope earlier today (Saturday, July 2), MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine explained why the band decided to scrap the special fan packages. "We were doing meet-and-greets with [a] company, and ...

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