May 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

ENSLAVED Covers LED ZEPPELIN, KING CRIMSON At Special Oslo Concert (Video)

Norwegian progressive/psychedelic extreme metal trailblazers ENSLAVED played a special show on May 29 at the Henie Onstad Art Centre in Oslo. Henie Onstad Art Centre has Norway's largest collection of international modern art, including works by Picasso and Matisse. The museum also shows changing exhibitions throughout the year. Henie Onstad is situated in beautiful surroundings ...

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DC4: New Song Available For Streaming

DC4, the Los Angeles-based hard rock band featuring guitarist Rowan Robertson (ex-DIO) alongside brothers Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN) on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Duncan (ODIN) on drums and Matt Duncan on bass, will release its new album, "Electric Ministry", in Europe on August 1 (except in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where it will ...

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BARREN EARTH Begins Recording New Album

Finland's progressive death/doom maestros BARREN EARTH have entered Helsinki's Sonic Pump Studios to record the follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed debut album, "Curse Of The Red River". The band has written 12 new songs, and is currently laying them down with engineer/co-producer Jukka Varmo. Dan Swan (KATATONIA, OPETH) will once again be at the ...

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MEGADETH Resumes Recording New Album

MEGADETH has resumed recording its new album at mainman Dave Mustaine's Vic's Garage studio in San Marcos, California after the sessions were briefly "halted" when producer Johnny K (full name: John Karkazis; DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, MACHINE HEAD, STAIND) was "suddenly struck ill." According to Mustaine, Day 29 in the studio was spent working on the arrangements ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Stars In Parody Ad

MASTODON frontman Brent Hinds has a full plate recording three projects at once, but in a commercial released today his biggest problem is overwhelming hunger pangs. The ad for Elmyr, an Atlanta bar and restaurant, parodies pharmaceutical commercials in which normal people find prescriptive solutions to live normal lives. Only this version stars a heavily ...

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