August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLAZE BAYLEY To Record 'Classical' EP With Guitarist THOMAS ZWIJSEN

British heavy metal singer Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) is working on songs for a new classical EP with Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen. The five-song effort will include a "full classical guitar arrangement" of the IRON MAIDEN song "Sign Of The Cross", which the duo performed on their recent U.K. acoustic tour (see video ...

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DETHKLOK: New Song Available For Streaming

DETHKLOK returns this fall with "Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III", the highly anticipated album that fans of the animated band have been begging for. The stars of the Adult Swim series "Metalocalypse" will unleash 12 brand new tracks, set to hit stores throughout North America on October 16 from Williams Street Records. "Dethalbum III" was once ...

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EVOCATION: First 'Illusions Of Grandeur' Studio Video Report

Swedish death metallers EVOCATION will release their fourth studio album, "Illusions Of Grandeur", in Europe on September 24 via Century Media Records. The CD includes "ten tracks of supreme Swedish death metal, a perfect mélange of Stockholm rawness and Gothenburg epics," according to a press release. The first of two video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Fans of the Richmond, Virginia crossover act MUNICIPAL WASTE recently submitted questions for the band via the Nuclear Blast Europe Facebook page. Video footage of MUNICIPAL WASTE answering the questions at this year's edition of the Summer Breeze festival, which took place August 16-18 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany, can be seen below. MUNICIPAL WASTE's fifth album, ...

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KISS And ACC Network Rock 2012 ACC Football

Legendary rockers KISS will rock ACC Network telecasts of Atlantic Coast Conference football, it was announced today by Raycom Sports. Through this partnership of rock royalty and premier college football, KISS' new hit single "Hell Or Hallelujah" will set the tone for the kickoff of each week's syndicated game. "We are honored to have KISS ...

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ENGEL: 'Frontline' Video Released

"Frontline", the new video from Swedish metallers ENGEL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Kristofer "Kriggs" Karlson, and features dynamic live performance footage highlighting the band's propulsive rhythms, chilling twin guitar work and impassioned vocals. "Frontline" comes off ENGEL's new album, "Blood Of Saints", which entered the official chart in Sweden at ...

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'Hot Minute' With SLAYER's KERRY KING (Video)

Hot Topic caught up with SLAYER's Kerry King at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival for a "Hot Minute." Check out the footage below. SLAYER has spent the last year and half touring without guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who is still recovering from necrotising fasciitis, a flesh-eating disease, which he is believed to have gotten from ...

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ANTHRAX Bassist Talks ESP In New Video Interview

Video footage of ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello talking about how he connected with ESP and giving details about his ESP Frank Bello and LTD FB-4 Signature Series models can be seen in two parts below. The biopic "Greetings From Tim Buckley", which marks the feature film debut of Frank Bello, will premiere this September at ...

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