August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

OBITUARY: New Audio Interview With JOHN TARDY

On August 28, Natalie of Natalie's World conducted an interview with vocalist John Tardy of Florida death metallers OBITUARY. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. As previously reported, OBITUARY will embark on the "Rotting Slowly In Europe 2012" tour in November. The trek, which will feature support from MACABRE, ...

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Singer MARK BOALS Joins SOUL SIGN

SOUL SIGN, the Los Angeles-based band led by Swedish bassist Bjorn Englen (TONY MACALPINE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ULI JON ROTH), has announced the addition of powerhouse vocalist Mark Boals to the group's ranks. SOUL SIGN released its full-length debut, "Life In The Dark", in the fall of 2011 and is planning to hit the road in ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Video Interview With JEAN-FRANÇOIS DAGENAIS

Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with Jean-François Dagenais of Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM prior to the band's August 25 concert at Station 4 in St. Paul, Minnesota. You can now watch the chat below. "The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined", the new multidisc DVD from KATAKLYSM, recently entered the German chart ...

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PERIPHERY: New Audio Interview With JAKE BOWEN

On August 17, Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin stop of the "Summer Slaughter Tour". You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. PERIPHERY recently canceled its participation in the West Coast leg of ...

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ENTWINE, MACHINAE SUPREMACY Members Join Forces In FROSTLIT

Vocalist Mika Tauriainen (ENTWINE) has joined forces with drummer Tomas Nilsén (MACHINAE SUPREMACY) in a brand new Finnish "alternative metal/rock" band called FROSTLIT. The group is currently writing songs and recording demos for its as-yet-untitled full-length album. Two demo songs can be heard in the YouTube clips below. FROSTLIT is: Vocals: Mika Tauriainen Drums: Tomas ...

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IGGY POP Bobblehead Available For Pre-Order

Drastic Plastic Collectibles and Impact Merchandising have announced the release of Iggy Pop, the second of their limited-edition bobbleheads. Since his raucous proto-punk, peanut butter smearing days with THE STOOGES, few "street walking cheetahs" have mastered the maniacal with as much grit, gusto and flair as Iggy Pop. This rare figure is hand-numbered and limited ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Can't Commit To New Album

MÖTLEY CRÜE recently released a brand new song called "Sex" to coincide with the launch of the band's North American co-headlining tour with KISS. But CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx tells Billboard.com that there are currently no plans for the group to record a full album's worth of material. "It takes time to put ...

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