August 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

STERN Announces Improved AC/DC Pro Pinball Machine

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, announced an upgraded AC/DC Pro model with all LED lighting and a newly designed swinging bell. Originally released in early 2012, AC/DC and Stern Pinball have made history by creating a fan-favorite pinball game and an iconic pop culture classic. The new ...

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GODSMACK: Fifth '1000hp' Studio Webisode Available

The fifth and final webisode featuring footage from the recording sessions for GODSMACK's new album, "1000hp" (One Thousand Horsepower), can be seen below. The series takes fans behind the scenes into the group's custom-built studio and rehearsal facility near Boston and to Ocean Way Studios in California during the writing and recording processes. GODSMACK frontman ...

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Video Premiere: SIXX: A.M.'s 'Gotta Get It Right'

"Gotta Get It Right", the new video from SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Paul Brown in mid-June. The track, which is now available on iTunes, is taken from SIXX: A.M.'s third album, "Modern ...

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BULLET: First 'Storm Of Blades' Album Trailer

The first trailer for "Storm Of Blades", the new album from Swedish hard rockers BULLET, can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 5 in Europe and Sepember 9 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The band's fifth longplayer marks the first recording to feature BULLET's new guitar player Alexander Lyrbo, who ...

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Heavy Metal At The Gates Of Paleontology

A collision from deep time to present: a half-meter long worm with deadly jaws that lived 420 million years ago, and paleontologist Mats E. Eriksson (Lund University) who discovered its impressive and never-before-seen remains. A diehard fan of Scandinavian metal legend King Diamond, Eriksson dubbed the creature Kingnites Diamondi. With this ancient organism's musical nomenclature, ...

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TRIPTYKON: 'Aurorae' Video Released

"Aurorae", the new video from TRIPTYKON — the occult/avant-garde metal project formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Fischer (a.k.a. Tom Gabriel Warrior) — can be seen below. The clip was directed by Philipp Hirsch — who previously collaborated with TRIPTYKON on the group's highly acclaimed "Shatter" video — and ...

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AMARANTHE To Release 'Massive Addictive' In October

Gothenburg, Sweden's AMARANTHE, known for fusing melodic metal with elements of EDM, will release its third album, "Massive Addictive", on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. "Massive Addictive" is true to its title. The band's signature, larger-than-life sound, comprised of kinetic riffing, pulsating beats and celestial, melodic choruses, remains in tact, but the album finds AMARANTHE ...

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