April 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

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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LANFEAR Members Launch A COSMIC TRAIL

LANFEAR members Markus "Ulle" Ullrich (guitar), Richard "Richie" Seibel (keyboards) and Alex Palma (bass) have collaborated on a new instrumental project called A COSMIC TRAIL. The band's debut album, "The Outer Planes", contains various progressive, metal, rock and ambient influences, soundtrack elements and, of course, lots of melody," according to a press release. "The Outer ...

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