December 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

INSOMNIUM's VILLE FRIMAN Checks In From The Studio

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM are currently recording their new album for an early 2014 release via Century Media Records. Says INSOMNIUM guitarist/vocalist Ville Friman: "We've now recorded rhythm guitars for five songs. "In addition to Marshall+EVH combo, we're also using Mesa Single Rectifier and my seven-stringed Mayones to add some more depth and fatness ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON: New Video Clip From The Studio

Finnish composer/producer and guitar player Timo Tolkki recently tapped Dutch singer Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH, REVAMP) to lay down the main vocals on the follow-up to TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON's debut album, "The Land Of New Hope". Jansen will also take part in TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON's upcoming European tour which is planned for May 2014. Other guest ...

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CHTHONIC's FREDDY LIM Speaks To TEMPI-DISPARI (Video)

On December 6, Tempi-Dispari conducted an interview with vocalist Freddy Lim of Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC before the band's concert at Orion in Rome, Italy as the support act for SATYRICON. You can now watch the chat below. CHTHONIC's seventh album, "BĂș-Tik", was released in North America via Spinefarm Records in the U.S. digitally on June ...

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KORN Interviewed By U.K.'s SCUZZ (Video)

Earlier this year, Terry "Beez" Bezer of Scuzz conducted an interview with KORN's James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch and Jonathan Davis. You can now watch the full chat below. KORN's eleventh studio album, "The Paradigm Shift" (Prospect Park), sold 46,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at ...

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JASON NEWSTED: Hour-Long SCUZZ Video Interview Posted Online

This past summer, Terry "Beez" Bezer of Scuzz conducted an interview with former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted. You can now watch the full chat below. "King Of The Underdogs", the new video from NEWSTED, was filmed in September in Oakland, California with director Leon Melas, who ...

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Reformed SKINTRADE To Release New Album 'Refueled' In February

Reformed Swedish hard rockers SKINTRADE have inked a deal with AOR Heaven Records for the release of their comeback album, "Refueled". Due in February 2014, the CD was mixed by Oscar Ammer, frontman and songwriter of STEREOLITH, at Echobox Studio in Stockholm and will include the songs "Liar", "Been To The Bottom", "Close My Eyes" ...

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