December 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

CROSSFAITH: Official 'Countdown To Hell' Performance Video Released

The official live video for the song "Countdown To Hell" from the Japanese quintet CROSSFAITH — featuring Kenta Koie (vocals), Terufumi Tamano (programming), Kazuki Takemura (guitar), Hiroki Ikegawa (bass) and Tatsuya Amano (drums) — can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Apocalyze", which sold around 1,500 copies in the ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES: 'Smash It!' Video Premiere

"Smash It!", the new video from the long-running Venice Beach, California thrash/punk band SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, can be seen below. The band was joined during the shoot by the Metal Mulisha freestyle motocross team. Directed by Jay Schweitzer and Mike McEntire, the video features multiple Metal Mulisha riders, including Larry Linkogle and Jimmy Fitzpatrick, who sang ...

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HAMMERFALL To Return In 2014

Two years ago, Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL announced a creative break after celebrating their 15th anniversary of their legendary debut, "Glory To The Brave". "We are taking a pause to ensure that we have another 15 years ahead of us," guitarist Oscar Dronjak said at the time. "The plan is to use the year off ...

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KHAOZ: 'Sodium Amytal' Single Released

Six-headed Dutch death/trash metal band KHAOZ has released a new single, "Sodium Amytal", on Bandcamp, SoundCloud and YouTube. The track is taken from the group's second full-length album, "I, Creator of Damnation", which will be made available in January 2014. According to a press release, "Sodium Amytal" is "a skull-crushing song marked by KHAOZ' signature ...

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APOSTOLUM To Release 'Winds Of Disillusion' In January

Moribund Records has set a January 21, 2014 release date for APOSTOLUM's second album, "Winds Of Disillusion". Blending the dark atmospheric tradition of scene legends MY DYING BRIDE, ANATHEMA and PARADISE LOST with the razor sharp-edge of modern black metal while retaining a rock sensibility, APOSTOLUM creates a bleak sound-picture. Incorporating keyboards as well acoustic ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To FIGHT NETWORK (Video)

Fight Network's Fight + Music recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. It ...

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