August 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

MACHINE HEAD: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Zwolle Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's August 6 performance at Hedon in Zwolle, The Netherlands can be seen below. MACHINE HEAD will embark on a 21-show North American tour in the fall. Support on the trek will come from Finnish heavy metal powerhouse CHILDREN OF BODOM, Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA and American melodic death/thrash ...

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KORN's MUNKY Thinks Next Album Will 'Lean Towards A Bit More Funk'

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! took part in a roundtable interview with KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer and drummer Ray Luzier at the July 27 stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in Hartford, Connecticut. You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. Speaking about KORN's plans for the band's next album, Munky ...

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GODSMACK's '1000hp' Projected To Sell 45K-50K Copies First Week

GODSMACK's new album, "1000hp" (One Thousand Horsepower), is likely to sell between 45,000 and 50,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on August 5 via Republic. The ...

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DEVILDRIVER's DEZ FAFARA Shares Tour Tips (Video)

Each episode of "Tour Tips" features a touring act sharing five pieces of advice for artists who want to hit the road. In this episode, which was filmed on June 4 in Joliet, Illinois, vocalist Dez Fafara of California metallers DEVILDRIVER shares his tips for being on the road. DEVILDRIVER guitarist Mike Spreitzer told Dublin ...

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ABYSMAL DAWN: 'Obsolescence' Album Details Revealed

Modern death metallers ABYSMAL DAWN will release their fourth full-length album, "Obsolescence", on October 28 via Relapse. The effort will be available in CD, LP and digital formats. ABYSMAL DAWN strikes the perfect balance between extreme songwriting and exceptional skill with an infectious blend of technical-yet-memorable riffs, throat-shredding vocals, and crushing rhythms delivered with machine-gun ...

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