August 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEMON HUNTER To Enter Studio In November

Next year marks the ten-year anniversary of DEMON HUNTER. Each of the band's albums and other projects were released with Solid State Records. Both the band and label are proud to announce a deal that will see them continue to partner together. "Solid State has always been an important part of DEMON HUNTER," said DEMON ...

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CHEAP TRICK Cancels Vancouver Concert Due To Safety Concerns

Staging for PNE (Pacific National Exhibition) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is provided by Mega-Stage (Berger), who also provided the MBNA Stage that fell on CHEAP TRICK at Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest on July 17. According to a posting on CHEAP TRICK's web site, "All potential alternatives have been explored by the band and promoter and ...

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An Open Letter From DIR EN GREY

Japanese rockers DIR EN GREY have released the following open letter expressing their feelings about this year's tragedy in their home country: "The earthquake this March took the lives of many people, including many DIR EN GREY supporters. Now, in many places throughout the country, high radiation levels have been detected; everyone, including ourselves, has ...

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DREAM THEATER Announces North American Tour Dates

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER will release their new album, "A Dramatic Turn Of Events", on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. The CD, which marks the recorded debut of new drummer Mike Mangini, will be made available in the standard version; a special edition CD/DVD set will include "The Spirit Carries On" a 60-minute movie ...

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RECKLESS LOVE To Release New Album In September

Flamboyant Finnish rockers RECKLESS LOVE, who feature in their ranks former CRASHDIET singer Olli Herman, will release their second studio album, "Animal Attraction", on September 26 via Spinefarm Records. The CD's first single, "Hot", is available, complete with the previously unreleased bonus track "Young & Crazy". Herman (a.k.a. H. Olliver Twisted) joined CRASHDIET in 2006 ...

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TRIVIUM Bassist Interviewed By 'Musician Photo Journal' (Video)

Musician Photo Journal conducted an interview with bassist Paolo Gregoletto of Florida metallers TRIVIUM before the band's July 26, 2011 concert at Northern Lights in Clifton Park, New York. You can now watch the chat below. TRIVIUM's new album, "In Waves", will be released on August 9 via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Shogun" ...

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