May 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

OTEP's 'Atavist' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"Atavist", the fifth full-length album from Southern California's OTEP, sold 7,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 61 on The Billboard 200 chart. OTEP's previous CD, "Smash The Control Machine", opened with 10,400 units back in August 2009 to land at No. 47. "Atavist" was ...

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WATAIN Frontman Contributes Foreword To 'Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries'

Frontman Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN has contributed an impassioned foreword to the upcoming 744-page hardcover book "Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries", an anthology and memoir by Norway's extreme metal godfather Jon Kristiansen. Danielsson previously contributed to Slayer XX, the final issue of the legendary Slayer mag, released in 2010. The musician also ...

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SKELETONWITCH Announces Third 7" Of Trilogy

Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH have announced the details of the third, and final, installment of their seven-inch trilogy. Part III will be on gray vinyl and will feature a recently re-recorded version of "Onward To Battle", a track that originally appeared on the band's self-released debut album, "At One With The Shadows". The B-side, meanwhile, is ...

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