January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

OBLITERATION, INSENSE Sign With INDIE RECORDINGS

Norway's Indie Recordings has announced the signing of two "extraordinarily talented and promising acts," OBLITERATION and INSENSE. OBLITERATION is a young death metal band from Kolbotn, Norway — a small place just outside Oslo known to produce great metal bands such as DARKTHRONE, AURA NOIR and LAMENTED SOULS. Despite being in their early twenties, the ...

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EVANESCENCE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Drummer Joins EYE EMPIRE

Drummer Will Hunt (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, EVANESCENCE) has joined EYE EMPIRE, the new band featuring former/current members of DARK NEW DAY, STUCK MOJO, SWITCHED and SUBMERSED. The group's recently completed debut album, "Moment Of Impact", was recorded with the help of SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose and is scheduled for release later in the year. Will ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER: More Florianopolis Guitar Workshop Footage

More video footage of SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser's December 15, 2010 guitar workshop in Florianopolis, Brazil can be viewed below. SEPULTURA has tapped Roy Z. (JUDAS PRIEST, HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN) to produce the group's new album, tentatively due in May via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will once again be recorded at Trama Studios ...

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SLASH Interviewed By Spain's RockZone.tv (Video)

Spain's RockZone.tv conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) on November 8, 2010 in Madrid. You can now watch the chat at this location. Slash has opened up in an interview with ARTISTdirect about his new film production company, Slasher Films, through which the legendary guitarist will produce ...

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SHINEDOWN Frontman Explains 'Diamond Eyes' Subtitle

SHINEDOWN has finally issued a music video for the song "Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom)", which was written by the band for the 2010 Sylvester Stallone movie "The Expendables". Asked for the reason why the song has "(Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom)" as a subtitle, frontman Brent Smith told The Pulse Of Radio the story behind it. ...

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DEVILDRIVER Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Santa Barbara, California metallers DEVILDRIVER have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BLAAS ...

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