December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIGHTWISH, SONATA ARCTICA Members Featured On New RASKASTA JOULUA EP

RASKASTA JOULUA, the Christmas project featuring several well-known Finnish hard rock and heavy metal musicians, has released a new EP called "Jouluksi Kotiin". It includes one new studio recording, of the EP's title track, with Tony Kakko (SONATA ARCTICA, NORTHERN KINGS) on vocals and four live versions of previously released songs from the group. "Jouluksi ...

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DEDVOLT: Video Footage Of First Show

DEDVOLT, the new San Francisco Bay Area rock/metal band featuring SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel on guitar, played its first show on December 10, 2011 at the Mutiny M.F.B. in Antioch, California. Video footage of the performance can be seen below. DEDVOLT is currently recording a five-song EP for an early 2012 release. Commented Esquivel: "[I'm] ...

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MINISTRY, LACUNA COIL, EVANESCENCE Remixes Featured On 'Underworld: Awakening' Soundtrack

MINISTRY, LACUNA COIL, LINKIN PARK and EVANESCENCE are among the featured artists on the forthcoming soundtrack to the film "Underworld: Awakening". Due on January 17 through Lakeshore Records, the collection will feature the following track listing: 01. EVANESCENCE - "Made Of Stone" (Renholdër Remix) 02. LACEY STURM (FLYLEAF) - "Heavy Prey" (feat. ex-Filter guitarist Geno ...

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JOHN CORABI's Son Ready To Hit The Road With MUREAU

MUREAU, the Southern California "heavy/melodic/groove/djent" band featuring drummer Ian Corabi — the son of John Corabi, a powerhouse vocalist who fronted MÖTLEY CRÜE, UNION and THE SCREAM — will support SILENT CIVILIAN on a U.S. tour beginning on January 6 in Salt Lake City, Utah. In a post on his Facebook page, John writes, "Can't ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Announces New Vocalist, Bassist

Norwegian death metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have parted ways with vocalist Osvald "Vald" Egeland and bassist Erlend Caspersen and have replaced them with Yngve Bolt Christiansen (GODDAMN) and Ole Bent Madsen (HORIZON ABLAZE), respectively. BLOOD RED THRONE's sixth album, "Brutalitarian Regime", was released in August via Sevared Records. Quality multi-camera footage of BLOOD RED THRONE's ...

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DEVILDRIVER: New Video Interview Posted Online

RockNLive.org conducted an interview with guitarists Jeff Kendrick and Mike Spreitzer of California metallers DEVILDRIVER when the band played at Zenith in Paris, France on November 23, 2011 as part of "The Eighth Plague Tour" with MACHINE HEAD, BRING ME THE HORIZON and DARKEST HOUR. You can now watch the chat below. "The Eighth Plague ...

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