March 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

PAIN Mainman Discusses 'Heavier', 'Darker' New Album In Video Interview

Kaaos TV conducted a video interview with PAIN/HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren on February 18 at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland. When asked how PAIN's forthcoming album, which is tentatively titled "You Only Live Twice", compares to the group's previous releases, Peter said, "It's definitely got more variety, and it's heavier and darker... I just ...

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TRENT REZNOR To Play Vampire In Upcoming Film

The Pulse Of Radio reports that NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor, fresh off winning an Oscar for the score to "The Social Network", has lined up another film job — and this time he'll be acting as well as writing music. According to Badass Digest, Reznor will write the music for the upcoming film ...

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ALL PIGS MUST DIE Signs With SOUTHERN LORD RECORDINGS

Massachusetts-based hardcore squad ALL PIGS MUST DIE has inked a deal with Southern Lord Recordings. The band's new full-length album, "God Is War", was recorded at Kurt Ballou's Godcity Studios and will be unleashed this summer. ALL PIGS MUST DIE's members hail from known modern hardcore/metal acts yet turn their more crust punk/d-beat-driven aggression outward ...

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LEAVES' EYES Filming Video For Cover Of MIKE OLDFIELD Classic

LEAVES' EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — is in Gothenburg, Sweden filming a video for its cover of the MIKE OLDFIELD classic "To France" with director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, ...

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VOLBEAT: 'Beyond Hell/Above Heaven' Certified Gold In Germany

"Beyond Hell/Above Heaven", the latest album from Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT, has been certified gold by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI) (The Federal Association of Music Industry) for sales in excess of 100,000 copies in Germany. Commented VOLBEAT guitarist/vocalist Michael Poulsen: "Gold status in Germany sounds pretty good to me. That's a whole lotta ...

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BEFORE THE DAWN's 'Deathstar Rising' Cracks Finnish Top 10

"Deathstar Rising", the sixth album from Finnish dark metal masters BEFORE THE DAWN, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 8. The CD was released on February 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Deathstar Rising" track listing: 01. The First Snow 02. Winter Within 03. Deathstar 04. Remembrance 05. Unbroken ...

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ZEROZONIC: 'Fake' Video Released

"Fake", the new video from the Norwegian groove metal band ZEROZONIC, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's new album, "God Damn, Better, Best", which will be released on March 11 via Mayhem Music. The CD was previously made available in December 2010 through Ozo Records with limited distribution. Formed in 2004, ...

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