February 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE CONTORTIONIST: Second Studio Webisode Available

Indiana progressive metallers THE CONTORTIONIST made the trek down to Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida earlier this month to begin recording the follow-up to their 2010 debut, "Exoplanet". Producers Jason Suecof and Eyal Levi (AUGUST BURNS RED, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER) are behind the boards for the new album, which is set to hit stores ...

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SVEN GALI Guitarist Remembered By Canadian Record Executive

Dee Cernile, guitarist for the '90s Canadian hard rock band SVEN GALI, died this past Saturday, February 25 after a three-year battle with lung cancer. He was 46 years old. "Dee was a great guitarist, singer, and songwriter who always wore his heart on his sleeve," David Bendeth, the executive who signed SVEN GALI to ...

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SUFFOCATION Confirms Split With Drummer MIKE SMITH, Taps DAVE CULROSS As Permanent Replacement

New York death metal veterans SUFFOCATION recently answered several questions about their split with drummer Mike Smith during an e-mail interview with Russia's HitKiller.com. Several excerpts from the question-and-answer session in their original English-language form can be found below. HitKiller.com: It's been a sad surprise for everyone to hear the news about the ...

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SHINEDOWN: Video Interview With BRENT SMITH

Kerrang! Radio's Danielle Perry recently conducted an interview with SHINEDOWN vocalist Brent Smith. You can now watch the chat below. It's a month to go before SHINEDOWN releases its fourth studio album, "Amaryllis", but the band is giving fans a taste of what to expect. The quartet has posted samples of several tunes from the ...

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SHADOWS FALL, HELLYEAH, COAL CHAMBER, STEEL PANTHER Members Interviewed At Sydney SOUNDWAVE

Heavy music presenter Christina Rowatt of Soundwave TV conducted interviews with members of SHADOWS FALL, HELLYEAH, STEEL PANTHER, COAL CHAMBER and KILL HANNAH when the bands performed yesterday (Sunday, February 26) at Olympic Park in Sydney, Australia during this year's Soundwave Festival. You can now watch the footage below. Remaining Soundwave Festival dates: Mar. 02 ...

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