April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

IRON MAIDEN: 'En Vivo!' DVD/Blu-Ray First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"En Vivo!", the new concert Blu-Ray and two-DVD set from legendary British metallers IRON MAIDEN, has registered the following first-week chart positions so far: Australia: #1 Belgium (Flanders): #4 Belgium (Wallonia): #3 Finland: #1 Netherlands: #2 Norway: #1 Sweden: #1 UK: #1 In addition to the Blu-Ray, the two-DVD is available as a limited-edition double ...

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NIGHTRAGE Taps WHITE WIZZARD Guitarist For Upcoming Shows

Christopher Jon of WHITE WIZZARD and FORTY WINTERS will fill in for NIGHTRAGE guitarist Olof Mörck on the band's upcoming Greek headlining tour as well as European dates as the support act for DEMON HUNTER. Commented NIGHTRAGE: "We are happy to have such a cool guitarist and cool guy on our shows playing with us." ...

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SLASH Filming 'You're A Lie' Video This Weekend

On Saturday, April 7, legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) will shoot a "dark" video for the song "You're A Lie" with director Anthony Leonardi III. Leonardi is also helming the first feature film produced by Slash, called "Nothing To Fear", which was recently picked up for distribution by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Featured In Science Channel's 'Oddities' (Video)

Brent Hinds of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON was featured in the "Meat Mastodon" episode of "Oddities", which premiered on March 10 on the Science channel. You can watch video footage of his appearance below. (Note: The Hinds segment begins around the 5:15 mark.) "Oddities" is a half-hour documentary/reality television program which follows the operation of ...

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SABATON: Title Track Of New Album Available For Streaming

Swedish metallers SABATON have released the trailer for their "Swedish Empire Tour 2012". The five-minute clip, which can be seen below, features the title track of the band's new album, "Carolus Rex", playing in the background. SABATON recently parted ways with guitarists Oskar Montelius and Rikard Sundén, drummer Daniel Mulback and keyboardist Daniel Mÿhr. The ...

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Former TURISAS Bassist Joins DIRGE ETERNAL

Former TURISAS bassist Hannes Horma has joined horror metallers DIRGE ETERNAL as their new guitarist. DIRGE ETERNAL recently completed work on the "Under The Spell" EP at Sound Supreme Studio in Hämeenlinna, Finland. In addition to playing lead guitar on the CD, Horma served as engineer and producer during the sessions. Due on May 5, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Preparing To Record New Album

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will enter the studio at the end of April to begin recording their tenth album for a fall release. The band's vocalist, Dani "Filth" Davey, states, "Thus far we have recorded nine demos (with a final two to follow swiftly on their heels in the coming weeks) which all ...

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