May 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive


Swiss hard rockers CRYSTAL BALL have inked a deal with Massacre Records. Armed with a brand new lineup featuring a great new vocalist, Steven Mageney, they're working on their seventh album for a late 2013 release. Everything started back in 1995, when CRYSTAL BALL was a cover band named CHERRY PIE. They used their stage ...

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'International Day Of Slayer' To Become Yearly 'Holiday'

In the wake of SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman's death, the directors of the International Day Of Slayer — the SLAYER-centric holiday that sprang to life on 6/6/06 — have announced a change in the status the celebration of this year's version of "the world's first heavy metal holiday." "With the passing of Jeff Hanneman, it ...

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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: Third Video Update From The Studio

Dayton, Ohio Christian metalcore band THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA entered the studio on April 22 with producer/engineer Matt Goldman to begin recording its new album for a late 2013 release via Roadrunner Records. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, who handled production duties on THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA's "Dead Throne" CD, will serve as executive producer ...

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