April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

HALESTORM: 'The Strange Case Of…' Track-By-Track Breakdown

Atlantic recording group HALESTORM recently gave U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine a track-by-track breakdown of the band's new album, "The Strange Case Of…". Check out the footage below. Produced by Howard Benson (who previously collaborated with the Pennsylvania-based hard rock band on their self-titled 2009 debut), "The Strange Case Of…" was recently named among Revolver's "Most ...

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'Rock Of Ages': New Movie Trailer Posted Online

A new trailer for the film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical "Rock Of Ages", which showcases popular rock songs from the '70s and '80s, can be seen below. Tom Cruise stars in the film as Stacee Jaxx, an aging musician whose glory days are long past. Among the tunes Cruise performs are DEF LEPPARD's ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Interviewed On Brazil's 'Wikimetal' (Audio)

Brazil's Wikimetal podcast recently conducted an interview with former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen. You can now stream the podcast using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The Turunen interview begins around the five-minute mark.) Turunen's new project, HARUS, in December released a CD/DVD/Blu-ray, entitled "In Concert - Live At Sibelius Hall". The HARUS live ...

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KAMELOT Bassist To Guest On SHADOW SOCIETY Debut Release

SHADOW SOCIETY has parted ways with bassist Brian Werner. Commented the band in a statement, "Brian is busy with his touring job working for DYING FETUS, and has also taken on another project after that tour ends. We are in the last bit of pre-production for our debut release, and drums are already being tracked. ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: 'Crimen Excepta' Trailer Available

The official trailer for "Crimen Excepta", the new full-length studio album from the Polish female-fronted traditional heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER, can be seen below. "Crimen Excepa" will be released in Europe on April 27 and in the U.S. on April 24 via AFM Records. The concept effort about holy inquisition, black magic and witches, ...

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Comedian JIM NORTON's Roast Of ZAKK WYLDE (Video)

The first-ever Rock & Roll Roast took place on January 19 at The Grove in Anaheim, California. Roastmaster Sharon Osbourne and other metal-loving luminaries such as Ozzy Osbourne, Chris Jericho, ANTHRAX's Scott Ian, SLIPKNOT's Corey Taylor, as well as comedy and roast veterans Jim Norton, Brian Posehn, Jim Florentine and more all took aim at ...

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MR. BIG: New Audio Interview With ERIC MARTIN

On March 27, Brian Rademacher of RockEyez conducted an interview with vocalist Eric Martin of MR. BIG. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. MR. BIG's new acoustic live album, "Live From The Living Room", was released in February via Frontiers Records. At the end of January 2011, ...

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