October 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: New Interview, Performance Footage Available

Life Backstage recently conducted an interview with Las Vegas, Nevada-based metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is footage of the band's September 10, 2011 performance at Firebird Raceway in Chandler, Arizona. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will perform on the Wednesday, October 26 episode of ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel ...

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SLASH: 'Almost 20 Songs' Ready For New Solo Album

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) will enter Barefoot Recording in Hollywood, California later this month with producer Eric Valentine (QUEENS OF STONE AGE, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS) to begin recording his second solo album for an early 2012 release. Joining Slash in the studio will be the members of his touring band: vocalist ...

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APOCALYPTICA Releases Photo Book In Cooperation With PLEDGE MUSIC

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have played more than 1,000 live shows in over 50 countries and experienced countless stages, backstage areas and extraordinary encounters in all parts of the world. Since 1993, APOCALYPTICA not only overcame borders musically, but also took its tour program around the globe relentlessly. Ville-Akseli Juurikkala, photographer and close friend, has ...

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JAMES HETFIELD: 'Lulu' Is 'Not The New METALLICA Studio Record'

METALLICA guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield was interviewed by the Argentinian radio station Rock & Pop 95.9 FM before the band's performance at the Rock In Rio festival in on September 25, 2011 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. You can now listen to the chat below. (Hetfield's answers below were transcribed from the original audio by BLABBERMOUTH.NET.) ...

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KATATONIA's 'For Funerals To Come' To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

KATATONIA's ultra-rare 1994 mini-album of death/doom metal mastery, "For Funerals To Come", will be released on vinyl on November 7 (CD release to be confirmed) through Peaceville Records. "For Funerals to Come" contains the trademarks of early era KATATONIA with the haunting guitar melodies and slow tempo combining with the tortured vocals of Jonas Renkse ...

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IMMOLATION To Release 'Providence' EP

Scion A/V has announced the release of a new five-track digital EP and music video from Yonkers, New York-based death metal veterans IMMOLATION. "Scion A/V Presents: Immolation - Providence EP" will be available as a free download via www.scionav.com. The EP will also be distributed for free in CD and vinyl formats at ...

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