June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

German Tech Death Metallers SOPHICIDE Announce WILLOWTIP Debut

German technical death metal sorcerers SOPHICIDE will release their debut album, "Perdition Of The Sublime", on August 14 via Willowtip Records. The 11-track longplayer was recorded, mixed and mastered by founder Adam Laszlo at his home studio and features the striking cover design by artist Steve Voigt. Formed as a one-man-project in 2009 by then-19-year-old ...

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USURPRESS To Release Debut LP This Summer

Selfmadegod Records will release the debut LP from Swedish death metal horde USURPRESS this summer. Following their "In Permanent Twilight" MCD released via Selfmadegod this past spring — in addition to recently released split EPs with PYRAMIDO (Plague Island) and BOMBS OF HADES (Doomentia) — the first full-length from USURPRESS is ready for disbursement, available ...

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MEGADETH: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Finland's TUSKA Festival

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has uploaded a new eight-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the band's June 29 concert at Tuska open-air festival in Helsinki, Finland. Check it out below. In a recent interview with ChicagoNow.com, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson stated about the recording of the band's latest album, "TH1RT3EN", "The producer in MEGADETH… ...

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ALICE COOPER Bassist Launches BEASTO BLANCO

Music icons Chuck Garric and Chris Latham, along with producer Tommy Henriksen, announce the launch of the newest group BEASTO BLANCO. "With BEASTO BLANCO, we have set out to create a live, raw power, rock and roll band that will allow us to indulge our influences and imagery that has shaped our collective musical background. ...

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NECROPHAGIA: Another New Song Available For Streaming

A new demo song from legendary gore metal pioneers NECROPHAGIA, "Hexen Nacht (All The Witches Dance)", can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track will be included on the band's new album, "WhiteWorm Cathedral", which will tentatively be released this Halloween. NECROPHAGIA recently announced that "WhiteWorm Cathedral" will feature the return of Mirai ...

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PAUL STANLEY To Guest On 'Extra!'

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley will take "Extra!" viewers on an exclusive "all-access" tour of his home this evening. Paul also sits down with "Extra!" correspondent Michael Corbett to talk about the much-anticipated concert event of the summer, "The Tour" with MÖTLEY CRÜE, and the equally anticipated Paul Stanley-produced KISS album "Monster". Check your local listings ...

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Metal Musicians Comment On LAMB OF GOD Frontman's Arrest

A number of figures within the rock/metal world have commented on the news that LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe was arrested on Wednesday in Prague, Czech Republic in connection with the death of a fan more than two years ago. David Draiman (DISTURBED): "MY THOUGHTS GO OUT TO MY FRIEND RANDY BLYTHE FROM LAMB ...

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