August 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

TROUBLE Working On New Material

Metal Kaoz recently conducted an interview with guitarist Rick Wartell of Chicago doom metal legends TROUBLE. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metal Kaoz: Have you done any writing or you just have some ideas? Where are you standing on that matter? Rick: I think we have 8 or 10 ...

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City Of Boston Proclaims August 6 'GODSMACK Day'

Recognizing GODSMACK as international ambassadors for Boston and in recognition of their long success within the music industry, honorable Mayor Martin J. Walsh has officially declared August 6 "Godsmack Day." The Mayor will officially present the band with this distinction in the Newbury Comics store at Faneuil Hall (1 N Marketplace #336, Boston, MA 02109) ...

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NIGHTWISH Signs North American Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Finland-based symphonic metal act NIGHTWISH has inked a North American deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band's as-yet-untitled eighth studio album will be the first to feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER), who has toured with NIGHTWISH since October 2012. NIGHTWISH has been signed to Nuclear Blast for the European territory since the ...

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OPETH: Part Two Of New 'Pale Communion' Video Interview

The German branch of Roadrunner Records has uploaded part two of a new video interview with Mikael Åkerfeldt and Fredrik Åkesson of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH about the band's highly anticipated eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion". You can now watch it below. "Pale Communion" will be released on August 26 via Roadrunner Records. The cover ...

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New IRON MAIDEN Goalie Mask For CHRIS MASON

According to InGoal Magazine, Chris Mason, the Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who in May 2014 signed a one-year contract with the Augsburger Panther of the German ice hockey league Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL), is sporting a new mask, featuring another tribute to British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN in the shape of ...

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