May 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

MASTIC SCUM Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Austrian extreme metallers MASTIC SCUM have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band is currently working on material for its fifth studio album for a fall release. Commented MASTIC SCUM guitarist Harry Gandler: "We are proud to announce that we signed a worldwide deal with one of our favorite labels. We know Massacre Records ...

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HUNTRESS: New Video Interview

SpaceKev of BlackWindMetal.com conducted an interview with Los Angeles-based female-fronted metallers HUNTRESS when the band played at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 28 as the support act for DRAGONFORCE. You can now watch the chat below. HUNTRESS's debut album, "Spell Eater", was released on April 27 via Napalm Records. "Spell Eater" track listing: ...

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SLASH Teams Up With DUNLOP For Triad Of Products

Dunlop and Slash have teamed up to create a triad of products due out just ahead of the guitar legend's latest album release, "Apocalyptic Love". With Slash's own experimentation and input, Dunlop created two pedals to complement his raw, expressive sound: the MXR Slash Octave Fuzz and the Slash Cry Baby Classic. The Slash Octave ...

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TANKARD Films 'A Girl Called Cerveza' Video; Photos Available

German alcoholic thrashers TANKARD recently filmed a video for the title track of their 30th-anniversary album, "A Girl Called Cerveza". A couple of photos from the video shoot can be seen below. "A Girl Called Cerveza" will be released, on July 27 via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded ...

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NIGHTWISH Members Answer Fan-Submitted Questions

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have posted a new "Nightmail" session featuring fan questions answered by Anette Olzon (vocals), Tuomas Holopainen (keyboards), Marco Hietala (bass, vocals) and Jukka Nevalainen (drums). A couple of excerpts follow below. Q: [To Anette] Now that you have experience in recording with NIGHTWISH, was the process smoother? And how much influence ...

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FATES WARNING: Multi-Camera Fan-Filmed Video Footage From São Paulo

U.S. progressive metal icons FATES WARNING tapped Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, TRANSATLANTIC, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) to sit behind the kit for their first-ever visit to South America as special guests for QUEENSRŸCHE on April 14 at HSBC Brasil in São Paulo, Brazil. Multi-camera fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Commented ...

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CAGE Frontman Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

WSCA 106.1 FM's "Black Night Meditations" recently conducted an interview with vocalist Sean Peck of San Diego metallers CAGE. Topics discussed included the latest CAGE album, "Supremacy Of Steel"; the band's plans for the follow-up effort; and the Marvel comics universe. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Black Night ...

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