April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

WATAIN: Los Angeles In-Store Announced

Swedish black metallers WATAIN will make an in-store appearance on April 25 at Dark Realm Records in Downey, California between 3:00 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. WATAIN will release a new DVD, "Opus Diaboli", in North America on June 5. The production commemorates the band's 13 years of chaos by providing a visual and audio documentation ...

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JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE: Tacoma Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE's March 31 performance at the Backstage in Tacoma, Washington can be seen below. JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE kicked off its "High Seas" tour on March 3 at Route 46 in Sanford, Florida. The band's hour-long set featured the following tracks: 01. Call It Rock N' Roll 02. ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Rehearsal Footage With New Guitarist Posted Online

Video footage of Swedish/German/American extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY perfoming the song "The First Deadly Sin" during rehearsal on April 8 in Sweden can be seen below. ARCH ENEMY earlier in the year amicably parted ways with guitarist Christopher Amott and replaced him with 26-year-old American musician Nick Cordle (ARSIS). Christopher — the brother of ARCH ...

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BONFIRE Parts Ways With Drummer

German hard rockers BONFIRE have parted ways with Dominik Hülshorst. According to the band, "The drum duties for the near future, and possibly the far future as well, will be handled by Harry 'Fireworks' Reischmann, who already played with the band in the Ukraine in March 2012." BONFIRE's original drummer, Hülshorst rejoined the band in ...

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THREAT SIGNAL Frontman To Guest On T.A.N.K. Album

Canadian singer Jon Howard (THREAT SIGNAL, ARKAEA) has recorded a guest appearance on the forthcoming sophomore album from the French melodic death metal band T.A.N.K. (THINK OF A NEW KIND). A teaser for the track "Inhaled" featuring Howard can be seen below. Howard joined T.A.N.K. on stage on March 24 in Paris, France to perform ...

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SNOWY SHAW Featured On MAD ARCHITECT EP

Swedish metal project MAD ARCHITECT will release a three-song EP, "Dreamworld", featuring multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw (THERION, KING DIAMOND, DREAM EVIL, DIMMU BORGIR) on vocals. According to a press release, the EP contains "20 minutes of brutally beautiful melodic metal" and will be made available on April 10 at iTunes and Spotify. "Dreamworld" track listing: 01. ...

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NILE: New Video Interview With GEORGE KOLLIAS

On April 5, Metal Warzone conducted an interview with NILE drummer George Kollias when the band played at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California as part of a North American tour with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, SKELETONWITCH and HOUR OF PENANCE. You can now watch the chat below. The trek kicked off on ...

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XANDRIA Bassist Forced To Sit Out European Tour

German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA have issued the following update: "Bad luck for our bass guitar player Nils [Middelahauve]. Whilst we were playing the most recent shows with EPICA, Nils severely hurt his right forefinger on stage which eventually led to a serious blood poisoning after the last show. Due to this sepsis, he had ...

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