April 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

AMON AMARTH Frontman Interviewed On KUFO's 'Metalopolis'

Swedish metallers AMON AMARTH were interviewed on the latest edition of the "Metalopolis" show, hosted by former WHITE ZOMBIE drummer Ivan de Prume, on Portland, Oregon's Rock 101.1 FM KUFO radio station. The chat with vocalist Johan Hegg, which was conducted on AMON AMARTH's tour bus pror to the band's April 10, 2010 concert at ...

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LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH: New Album Details Revealed

Los Angeles underground black metal act LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH has revealed the track listing and cover art for its upcoming Metal Blade debut, "The Extra Dimensional Wound". Due on May 25, the CD was recorded in Corona, California at Trench Studios with Roska from the band producing and John Haddad handling engineering duties, and ...

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YAKUZA Completes Work On New Album

Progressive/jazz metal masters YAKUZA have completed work on their new full-length album, "Of Seismic Consequence". The band's darkest, heaviest, most introspective and most primal sounding album to date, the CD was recorded by Sanford Parker in a very live, stripped down environment between two studios (Electrical Audio and Semaphore). YAKUZA decided to approach "Of Seismic ...

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SUMMER SLAUGHTER Tour Dates Announced

The complete list of dates for this year's Summer Slaughter tour has been officially unveiled. The trek will feature the following lineup: DECAPITATED THE FACELESS ALL SHALL PERISH THE RED CHORD VEIL OF MAYA CEPHALIC CARNAGE DECREPIT BIRTH CARNIFEX ANIMALS AS LEADERS VITAL REMAINS Tour founder and booking agent Ash Avildsen spoke to MetalSucks about ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Biopic About To Go Into Production

Sharon Osbourne has told Zap2it.com that production is imminent on a biopic being made about her husband Ozzy Osbourne. "There's about to be a big announcement," she said. "It's been picked up and it's going into production. We're going to make a press announcement hopefully within the next two weeks. [There's no cast] ...

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WARMACHINE Bassist Joins ANNIHILATOR

Alberto Campuzano of Toronto's WARMACHINE has joined Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR as the band's touring bassist. WARMACHINE vocalist/guitarist Joe Di Taranto states, "[Alberto] is still a member of WARMACHINE but will also see some pretty cool worldwide touring with ANNIHILATOR in 2010-2011 . . . In the meantime, we will be looking for a fill-in bassist ...

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DECAPITATED Drum-And-Guitar Clinic In Denmark; Video Available

DECAPITATED members Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka (guitar) and Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (drums; THORNS OF IVY, TONE INTIMACY) took part in a special clinic during the Royal Metal Fest 2010, which was held on April 15 at Voxhall in Århus, Denmark. Video footage of their appearance can be viewed below. Commented Lechner: "We were pretty amazed by ...

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SILENT CIVILIAN Added To FEAR FACTORY/PRONG Tour

SILENT CIVILIAN — the band led by SPINESHANK vocalist Jonny Santos — has been added to the North American tour featuring FEAR FACTORY, PRONG and THY WILL BE DONE. Commented Santos : "I am very excited to be a part of this tour. Not only has FEAR FACTORY been one of my all-time favorite bands, ...

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