August 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

MR. DEATH To Release 'Descending Through Ashes'

MR. DEATH the Stockholm, Sweden-based "straightforward, brutal, old-school death metal" band featuring Stefan Lagergren (TREBLINKA, EXPULSION, VOLDET) on guitar, Alex Stjrnfeldt (OCEANLIFT, EDWARD, DCLXVI) on guitar, Jonas Ohlsson (VOID, MASSIVE) on drums, Jrgen "Juck" Thullberg (TREBLINKA, TIAMAT, PHOTO PARADE) on bass, and Jocke Lindstrm (DIGRESSION ASSASSINS) on vocals will release its second album, "Descending Through ...

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BLACK SABBATH's 'Paranoid' Gets THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF Treatment

Norwegian female solo artist The Commander-In-Chief has released her "brutal, adrenalin-fueled" cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "Paranoid" as a free download. The track was mixed by PANTERA engineer/producer Sterling Winfield, who stated about The Commander-In-Chief, "I am always looking for something new and different to work on, but I have to say that ...

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WARBRINGER Guitarist Shows You How To Play 'Living Weapon'

Video footage of guitarist John Laux of Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER showing you how to play the band's new song "Living Weapon" can be seen below. From years of relentless touring, WARBRINGER has become known as one of the hardest-working bands in metal, as well as a ferocious live act and they bring all of ...

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DANZIG: 'The Essential' Collection Due In October

DANZIG will release a greatest-hits compilation, "The Essential Danzig", on October 25 via Sony Legacy. The exact track listing for the collection has not yet been revealed. As previously reported, Glenn Danzig will play several shows in October where he will perform a career-spanning set featuring songs from DANZIG, SAMHAIN and MISFITS with none other ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Forced To Cancel READING Festival Appearance

Alternative rock pioneers JANE'S ADDICTION were forced to cancel their appearance at the Reading festival earlier tonight (Saturday, August 27) because frontman Perry Farrell was suffering from a sore throat. "Although Farrell was treated earlier in the day by top London physicians and had his heart set on trying to perform under any circumstance, in ...

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The Lyrics That Made METALLICA Cry

METALLICA lead guitarist Kirk Hammett revealed to Mojo that he and frontman James Hetfield were both brought to tears during the sessions for the band's upcoming collaborative album with Lou Reed, titled "Lulu". Hammett explained that the outbursts occurred while they were recording a song called "Junior Dad", saying, "I had just lost my father ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE To Begin Work On New Album

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are preparing to enter the studio to begin working on the follow-up to their 2009 self-titled album. Guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz writes on the band's Facebook page, "YO! It's Adam D! We're about to begin writing our new record. Thanks to all of our fans for waiting so friggin' patiently ...

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