January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

ABSCESS: 'Seminal Vampires' Album To Be Made Available On Vinyl

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions has announced the first-ever vinyl pressing of the debut ABSCESS album, "Seminal Vampires And Maggot Men". This will be a deluxe edition, limited to 500 copies, and will include a magnet, patch and poster. The official description: The classic debut album from ABSCESS finally issued on vinyl! "Seminal Vampires And ...

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FEAR FACTORY: Footage From 70000 TONS OF METAL Available

Video footage of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY performing on the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise — which set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and returned four days later — can be viewed below. FEAR FACTORY last month completed "The Industrial Discipline Tour" of Europe with HIGH ...

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GAMMA RAY Bassist Interviewed In Montreal (Video)

Earlier today (Saturday, January 29), MusikUniverse.net conducted an interview with bassist Dirk Schlächter of German power metallers GAMMA RAY. You can now watch the chat below. GAMMA RAY last year tapped Kasperi Heikkinen of AMBERIAN DAWN and the Finnish GAMMA RAY tribute band GUARDIANS OF MANKIND as the temporary replacement for guitarist/keyboardist Henjo ...

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OMEGA LITHIUM: New Album Concept Revealed

Croatian female-fronted gothic metal band OMEGA LITHIUM has issued the following update: "Recently, we've been repeatedly faced with the question 'What's the concept/theme of the upcoming record?' It's a tough one, but we've decided to give some insight... "Dig deep into yourself. Beyond the objective reasoning, and pass the underlying subconsciousness. Examine the architecture of ...

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SEPULTURA: More Footage From The Studio

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the new SEPULTURA album can be viewed below. SEPULTURA has tapped Roy Z. (JUDAS PRIEST, HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN) to produce the group's new CD, tentatively due in May via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD is once again being recorded at ...

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CREATION'S END Performs Live For First Time; Video Available

CREATION'S END, the new power/progressive metal band featuring vocalist Mike DiMeo (RIOT, MASTERPLAN), guitarists Rudy Albert (ZANDELLE) and Marco Sfogli (JAMES LABRIE), drummer Dario Rodriguez, and bassist Joey Bones, made its live debut on December 3 at New York City's thunderous rock and roll hideout Ace Of Clubs. Check out video footage of the performance ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Performs At NAMM; More Video Footage, Photos Available

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) took part in two special performances Mackie room at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California as part of the 2011 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 13-16. Video footage of ...

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