April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SERJ TANKIAN Putting Finishing Touches On Third Solo Studio Album

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet, political activist and SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is in his Serjical Strike Studios in Los Angeles putting the finishing touches on his third solo studio album, "Harakiri", the follow-up to 2010's "Imperfect Harmonies", which will be released this summer on Serjical Strike/Reprise Records. Much of the new record ...

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BURY TOMORROW Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

U.K. metalcore act BURY TOMORROW has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's second album, "The Union Of Crowns", will be released on July 16. "We are unbelievably honoured to be signing to Nuclear Blast," said the the group in a statement. "It feels unreal to be part of a label with such ...

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SABATON: New Lineup Unveiled

Swedish metallers SABATON — who last week confirmed the departure of guitarists Oskar Montelius and Rikard Sundén, drummer Daniel Mulback and keyboardist Daniel Mÿhr — have unveiled their new touring lineup. It is as follows: Joakim Brodén - Vocals Pär Sundström - Bass Chris Rörland (NOCTURNAL RITES) - Guitar Thobbe Englund (WINTERLONG, RAUBTIER) - Guitar ...

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REFUSED: Video Footage Of 'Secret' Stockholm Show

Reunited seminal Swedish hardcore band REFUSED played a "secret" show this past Friday, March 30 at Debaser Medis in Sotckholm, Sweden. Video footage of the gig can be seen below. REFUSED's first concert in 14 years took place on February 29 at the tiny club The Scharinska House in their hometown of Umeå. REFUSED has ...

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THY DISEASE Hard At Work On New Album

After taking part in the "Covan Wake The Fuck Up Tour 2012" in January, Polish industrial metallers THY DISEASE returned to the studio to resume work their new album for a late 2012 release. Commented THY DISEASE guitarist Yanuary: "We have happily reached the end of the tour and after a short break, we've started ...

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STORM CORROSION: 'Drag Ropes' Video Stills

Several photos from the "Drag Ropes" video from STORM CORROSION, the long-discussed and highly anticipated collaboration between two of the modern progressive rock scene's most innovative and multi-talented artists — Mikael Åkerfeldt of OPETH and PORCUPINE TREE's Steven Wilson — can be seen at this location. A couple of the pictures are available ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN: 'Lost In The New Real' Trailer Available

Dutch multi-instrumentalist and AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen will release his new concept solo album, "Lost In The New Real", on April 23 in Europe (three days earlier in Germany, Austria and Switzerland) via InsideOut Music. CD1: 01. The New Real 02. Pink Beatles In A Purple Zeppelin 03. Parental Procreation Permit 04. When I'm A ...

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