March 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former CARNAL FORGE Guitarist Joins GODSIC

Jari Kuusisto (ex-CARNAL FORGE) has joined GODSIC — the new band featuring former CONSTRUCDEAD and current CARNAL FORGE members — as the group's second guitar player. Commented GODSIC: "We have a couple of gigs in Sweden coming up this spring, and we're also continuing the recordings of our debut album, 'As the Heavens Burn', due ...

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KORN Bassist's STILLWELL Releases New Trailer

A new three-minute trailer for STILLWELL, the new band featuring Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu from the world-renowned group KORN, can be viewed below. STILLWELL's debut album, "Dirtbag", will feature Fieldy on guitar, Q on vocals, Wuv (P.O.D.) on drums and Spider on bass. The group will open for DISTURBED and KORN on the entire second leg ...

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SYMFONIA: New Song Sample Available

A two-minute sample of "Fields Of Avalon", a brand new song from SYMFONIA — the new melodic metal project featuring former members of HELLOWEEN, STRATOVARIUS, ANGRA and SONATA ARCTICA — is available for streaming at Symfonia.fi (in the audio player at the bottom of the page). The track comes off the band's debut ...

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PAIN: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Swedish metallers PAIN, who are led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, will release their as-yet-untitled new album on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Cynic Paradise" was recently described by NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon — who also happens to be the girlfriend of PAIN bassist Johan Husgafvel — as "more aggressive" ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Guitarist Guests On A STORM OF LIGHT Album

A STORM OF LIGHT's new album, "As The Valley of Death Becomes Us, Our Silver Memories Fade", will be released on May 17 via Profound Lore Records. The CD was co-produced by Graham Joel Hamilton (who lends keyboards to the record as well) and features several guests that are sure to have the metal world ...

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WOLFMOTHER Singer Joins SLASH On Stage In Brisbane (Video)

Andrew Stockdale of WOLFMOTHER joined Slash on stage last night (Wednesday, March 2) at The Tivoli in Brisbane, Australia during the VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist's only sideshow from his Soundwave 2011 festival appearance to perform the song "By The Sword". Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below. Slash's setlist was as ...

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KRAKOW Parts Ways With Drummer

Norwegian stoner metal band KRAKOW has parted ways with drummer Christopher Swahn Zibell due to "musical differences." Christopher will now focus on his other project VITHR (which also features KRAKOW bassist/vocalist Frode Kilvik). Commented KRAKOW: "We had some great years with Christopher and wish him all the best in the future." As a result of ...

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