April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

VANDEN PLAS Forced To Cancel Shows

German progressive metallers VANDEN PLAS have been forced to cancel their previously announced shows in Wolverhampton, U.K. (May 5 at Z Rock) and Siena, Italy (May 12) so that guitarist Stephan Lill could undergo surgery. Commented the band in a statement: "Hard to find some words for this worst scenario! Unfortunately, we have to tell ...

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ASHES YOU LEAVE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Summers End", a brand new song from the Croatian female fronted doom-gothic metal band ASHES YOU LEAVE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off group's forthcoming sixth album, "The Cure For Happiness", due later in the year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. "The Cure For Happiness" marks ASHES YOU LEAVE's ...

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SCALE THE SUMMIT Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Houston, Texas-based progressive instrumental act SCALE THE SUMMIT has parted ways with bassist Jordan Eberhardt and has replaced him with Mark Michell (TETRAFUSION). Commented SCALE THE SUMMIT guitarist Chris Letchford: "Jordan decided earlier in the year he no longer wanted to tour full-time, so we have decided to part ways. We have had great luck ...

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ANIMETAL USA To Release New Single, Album

The opening theme to the anime adaptation of Kenji Taira's Naruto spin-off manga Rock Lee No Seishun Full-Power Ninden is "Give Lee Give Lee Rock Lee" a collaborative track featuring ANIMETAL USA and Hironobu Kageyama. The single for the song will be released tomorrow (Wednesday, April 4). The jacket for the single features characters from ...

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