August 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

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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WHILE HEAVEN WEPT To Release 'Suspended At Aphelion' In October

Virginia's long-running epic metallers WHILE HEAVEN WEPT will commemorate their 25th year with the October 27 release of their sixth full-length album, "Suspended At Aphelion", via Nuclear Blast. "Suspended At Aphelion" is undoubtedly the band's most ambitious, epic, and progressive album so far, featuring a single track divided into 11 parts, performed by the entire ...

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Former DEVILDRIVER Members Reunite In BELLUM

"Kill The Man", the title track of the forthcoming debut album from the Santa Barbara, California-based metallers BELLUM, who feature in their ranks two founding members of the bands DEVILDRIVER (Evan Pitts and Jonathan Miller) and BUILT ON DECAY (Alex Chantes and Andy Villasenor), can be streamed below. Says BELLUM: "BELLUM has been an artistic ...

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