June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLIPKNOT's 'Knotfest' To Include Circus Big-Top Tents, Pillars Of Fire, Amusement Park Rides

Step into an apocalyptic underworld where firebreathers, nightmarish creatures on stilts, fire and percussive light, and stunning visuals set the stage for an intoxicating and unforgettably sinister concert experience. The first-ever Knotfest — an extraordinary two-day metal and hard rock destination festival — will feature performances from SLIPKNOT, DEFTONES, LAMB OF GOD, DETHKLOK, SERJ TANKIAN, ...

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THE CHANT Signs With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Finnish atmospheric rock act THE CHANT has inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. The band's third album, "A Healing Place", will be released on the following dates: August 14: North America + digital August 17: Germany, Austria, Switzerland August 20: Europe excluding Finland August 22: Scandinavia "Since I was in touch with Jussi Hämäläinen about ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Joins MICHAEL MONROE On Stage In Hollywood (Video)

Duff McKagan (DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED, GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) joined former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe on stage this past Saturday night (June 2) at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California to perform the HANOI classic "Taxi Driver" and a cover of THE STOOGES' "I Feel Alright". Fan-filmed video footage of ...

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Reactivated NONEXIST Signs With PIVOTAL ROCKORDINGS

Swedish tech metal supergroup NONEXIST, featuring former ARCH ENEMY and current HEARSE vocalist Johan Liiva and ANDROMEDA/SKYFIRE guitarist Johan Reinholdz, has inked a deal with Pivotal Rockordings. The band's new full-length album, entitled "From My Cold Dead Hands", is currently being recorded at Multipass Studios and will feature nine blistering new tracks, to be released ...

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