December 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

ENGEL: Quality Performance Footage From Paris

Video footage of ENGEL performing the song "Heartsick" live on October 25, 2011 at Le Divan du Monde in Paris, France during the band's European tour as the support act for PAIN can be seen below. ENGEL is the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'Unbreakable' TV Trailer Available

A TV trailer for "Unbreakable", the new album from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, can be seen below. Due on January 24, 2012 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records,the CD was tracked in part at House Of Music studios in Winterbach, Germany with producer/bassist Mat Sinner and engineer Achim Köhler (EDGUY, MASTERPLAN). According to a ...

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ALICE COOPER's New Year's Eve Gig In Hawaii

According to The Maui News, legendary rocker Alice Cooper and his band will perform at Mala Wailea, the famous oceanfront restaurant that is lobby level at Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, in Hawaii on New Year's Eve, on a bill that includes "Weird Al" Yankovic, Pat Simmons and Michael McDonald of DOOBIE ...

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JOE STUMP Completes Work On New Instructional DVD, Solo Album

Guitar virtuoso Joe Stump (HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR) has completed work on his new instructional DVD, entitled "Shred Guitar 101". He says, "I think it'll be very useful learning tool for players on many levels and it'll be released by the Shred Academy early next year." In other news, Stump has finished recording his new ...

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SCORPIONS Guitarist Talks 'Comeblack', Farewell Tour

SCORPIONS released "Comeblack" on November 4 via Sony. The CD features 13 tracks, seven of the band's biggest hits re-recorded, plus a half dozen cover versions of songs by some of the artists who inspired the legendary German rockers. "We started to work out the songs last year in January and February and we noticed ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Mainman's Christmas Greeting (Video)

Bassist/vocalist Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister of MOTÖRHEAD recorded a short Christmas video message for the readers of Finland's Soundi magazine when the band performed at Pakkahuone in Tampere on December 17, 2011. You can now see it below. As previously reported, MOTÖRHEAD returned to the stage on November 12 at Hammersmith Apollo in London, U.K. ...

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OTARGOS: 'Worship Industrialized' Video Released

"Worship Industrialized", the new video from French black metallers OTARGOS, can be seen below. This is the second clip from the band's new album, "No God No Satan", that was directed by Federico Anastasi (Undeci | Decimi). The video shows an avant-garde view of a post-apocalyptic world where ideas such as the stock market and ...

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