December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

M.A.N Announces Lineup Changes, Prepares To Enter Studio

M.A.N ("Massive Audio Nerve") — the Swedish metal-hardcore-progressive four-piece featuring TRANSPORT LEAGUE/ex-MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich — has parted ways with guitarist Nils Olsson and drummer Andreas Engberg and has replaced them with Mark Black (ex-DREAM EVIL, DRAGONLORD) on and Adde Larsson (BLACK CANDY STORE, ex-ENGEL, URBANDUX), respectively. M.A.N will enter IF Studios, the IN FLAMES-owned ...

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Swedish Metallers FALCONER Featured In 'Mini Coupe' Commercial

Swedish metallers FALCONER are featured in a commercial/promotional film for the Mini Coupe, described as the first two-seater car in the Mini ranks. The two-minute clip, which contains a sample of FALCONER's music along with footage of what appears to be a "fake" FALCONER band performing on stage in front of the "real" FALCONER group ...

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ELUVEITIE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Meet The Enemy", a brand new song from Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE, can be streamed on the band's Facebook page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Helvetios", which will be released on February 10, 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented ELUVEITIE vocalist Christian "Chrigel" Glanzmann: "We're happy and proud to already ...

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MAD MAX: New Album Details Revealed

25 years after the release of the legendary "Night Of Passion" album, German hard rock band MAD MAX returns with the original lineup — Michael Voss (lead vocals, lead guitars), Jürgen Breforth (rhythm guitars), Roland Bergmann (bass, vocals) and Axel Kruse (drums) — and a new studio album, "Another Night Of Passion", due on March ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO's Autobiography Pushed Back To 2013

Eric Blair of "The Blairing Out With Eric Blair Show" conducted an interview with Ronnie James Dio's widow and manager, Wendy Dio, at a massive gathering on December 14 at the Key Club in Hollywood, California to help celebrate the life and music of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) as part of this year's Dimebash. ...

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KREATOR: Photos From Rehearsal Studio Posted Online

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR will enter Fascination Street studio in Örebro, Sweden in January with producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, PARADISE LOST) to begin recording their new album for a late spring 2012 release. A couple of photos from the band's rehearsal studio can be seen below. When asked about the musical direction ...

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