May 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANTHRAX Going Back To 'New York Style And Attitude' On Upcoming Album

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante spoke to Revolver magazine about the status of the recording sessions for the band's long-awaited new studio album, "Worship Music", tentatively due in September via Megaforce Records in the U.S. and Nuclear Blast Records in Europe. "Worship Music", which was originally supposed to be released in 2009 and be the band's ...

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NILE Drummer To Embark On Australian Clinic Tour

Having wowed audiences worldwide through his work with metal titans NILE, blast beat metal extremist George Kollias is touring Down Under exclusively for Allans Music + Billy Hyde, with support from Australian metal drumming king Dave Haley from the band PSYCROPTIC. See, hear and experience the blistering speed and pinpoint accuracy of George's hands and ...

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BLOOD STAIN CHILD To Release 'Epsilon' In June

BLOOD STAIN CHILD, Japanese cyber-melodeath band with contemporary Japanese music culture influences, will release its fifth album, "Epsilon", on June 30 (July 1 in the U.K.) via Coroner Records in digipak format (with an exclusive bonus track) and digital download. The CD was produced, mixed and mastered by Ettore Rigotti (DISARMONIA MUNDI, DESTRAGE, SLOWMOTION APOCALYPSE, ...

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CLUTCH's First-Ever Acoustic In-Store Performance; Video Available

Maryland rockers CLUTCH took part in their first-ever acoustic in-store performance on Saturday, May 28 at Earshot Music & Movies in Greenville, South Carolina. The band's set consisted primarily of selections from its "Basket Of Eggs" project from the "Blast Tyrant" deluxe reissue. The charitable food pantry "Loaves And Fishes" was also on site that ...

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SKYCLAD Frontman To Release Debut Solo Album

Global Music has set a July 4 release date for "Flying In The Face Of Logic", the first solo album from singer/songwriter Kevin Ridley; producer/vocalist with folk-metal pioneers SKYCLAD. The CD contains 14 original tracks, mainly inspired by the singer's native Northeast (England) so fittingly, it features several northern session players notably Northumbrian pipes player ...

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MNEGARM: Quality Footage From RAGNARK FESTIVAL

Quality video footage of the Swedish "Viking metal" act MNEGARM performing at the Ragnark Festival in Lichtenfels, Germany on April 30, 2011 can be viewed below (courtesy of Soundshock.com). MNEGARM's most recent album, "Nattvsen", was released in November 2009 via Regain Records. "Vetrarmegin" (English translation: Winter Force), the latest video from MNEGARM, was ...

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