October 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

GOTTHARD To Release 'Heaven - Best Of Ballads Part 2'

Swiss hard rock icons GOTTHARD — whose vocalist, Steve Lee, was killed on October 5 in what has been described as a freak road accident in Nevada — will release a brand new collection, "Heaven - Best Of Ballads Part 2", on November 26 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Nobody's really in the mood for a ...

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JACKYL Collaborates With RUN DMC Legend On Single, Video

JACKYL is ending 2010 with a bang by collaborating with Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame legend Darryl "DMC" Matthews McDaniels from RUN DMC on the single "Just Like A Negro". DMC will perform the extremely powerful song with JACKYL on stage during the band's late fall and winter tour. "Darryl is an inspiration and ...

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GLOOMY GRIM: 'Grim Fate' Single Artwork Unveiled

Finnish black metallers GLOOMY GRIM have completed work on a new two-track single containing a cover version of the MERCYFUL FATE classic "Black Funeral" and a new song, "Let My Enemy Suffer As I Do!" Entitled "Grim Fate", the single's cover art was created by Mario E. López M. (IRON MAIDEN, BURNING DARKNESS, HANGMAN) and ...

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F**K THE FACTS Completes Recording New Album

Canadian grind/metal unit FUCK THE FACTS has finished recording its new album, "Die Miserable", for a spring release via Relapse Records. The band self-recorded the CD, which will contain nine songs with a running time of around 40 minutes. The effort is currently being mixed by Craig Boychuk. Commented FUCK THE FACTS' Topon Das: "Back ...

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METALLICA No. 2 On Billboard's 'Hot Tours' List

According to Billboard.com, METALLICA ranks second (behind TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS) on the Hot Tours list with more than $6.1 million in ticket sales from three sellouts at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre (October 16, 18-19). The arena was one of five Australian venues booked during the final leg of the heavy metal ...

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ARTIFACT: New Song Posted Online

ARTIFACT, the Stavanger, Norway-based goth-influenced rock/metal band, has posted a new song called "Nexus 6" on its MySpace page. The track will appear on the group's sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2011. ARTIFACT's "New Messiah" video can be viewed below. The clip features a special guest appearance by TRISTANIA singer Mariangela Demurtas. ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN Frontman Interviewed By RNR TV (Video)

RNR TV's metal chick Heather conducted an interview with vocalist Vincent Bennett of Massachusetts metallers THE ACACIA STRAIN this past July during the "Cool Tour" with AS I LAY DYING, UNDEROATH, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, BLESSTHEFALL, ARCHITECTS, CANCER BATS and WAR OF AGES. You can now watch the chat below. THE ACACIA STRAIN recently ...

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