February 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

LAMB OF GOD Drummer Announces Clinic Tour, Publishes Book

Drummer Chris Adler of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD will embark on a Mapex drum tour, "A Throne With A View", later this winter, The trek, which which will take Adler through the country beginning February 28 and ending on March 16, will see Chris play on Mapex's newly released Black Panther "Blaster" drum ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Producer, RUSH Nominated For JUNO Awards

Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn, Pegi Cecconi, Noah Segal, Shelley Nott, John Virant and RUSH have been nominated in the "Music DVD Of The Year" category for the documentary "Beyond The Lighted Stage" at the 2011 Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards). Producer Kevin Churko has been nominated in the "Recording Engineer Of ...

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ELITIST Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Portland, Oregon-based grind/death metal act ELITIST has inked a deal with Season Of Mist. The band's debut album is tentatively due in June via Season of Mist's Underground Activists division. "We're all fucking stoked to be a part of the Season Of Mist crew," states ELITIST guitarist Taylor comments. "As for ELITIST's future... Everything heavier ...

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NADER SADEK Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of the innovative Egyptian-born artist Nader Sadek. Known as the designer responsible for the stage imagery on MAYHEM's 2009 U.S. tour, Nader decided to delve deeper into the metal world by forming his own project. He thus teamed up with guitarist Rune Eriksen (AVA INFERI, AURA NOIR, ex-MAYHEM), ...

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METALLICA To Enter Studio In March Or April

Danish tabloid newspaper Ekstra Bladet conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich last month at the band's headquarters in San Rafael, California. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. (Note: All original Danish-language quotes were translated into English by BLABBERMOUTH.NET.) On when the band plans on returning to the studio to ...

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SEPTICFLESH: New Song Available For Streaming

Greek demons SEPTICFLESH will release their new album, "The Great Mass", on April 18 in Europe (April 19 in North America). The new opus will be made available in several formats, to be unveiled soon. A brand new song from SEPTICFLESH's forthcoming album, entitled "The Vampire From Nazareth", can be streamed below.


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HEAVY METAL FILM FESTIVAL: Official Artwork Revealed

Los Angeles-based painter/cartoonist Tom Neely has dedicated his talents to creating the official artwork for the first annual Heavy Metal Film Festival, set to take place at the Downtown Independent Cinema in Los Angeles, California this coming March 31 through April 3. Festival organizer and long-time metalhead Samuel Douek states the following about his collaboration ...

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