August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

DESTRUCTION: New Album Title Revealed

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION have set "Spiritual Genocide" as the title of their 30th-anniversary album, to be released in November via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented the band: "The drum recording for the upcoming DESTRUCTION album, 'Spiritual Genocide', is finished! Vaaver [real name: Wawrzyniec Dramowicz] did an amazing job on the fastest DESTRUCTION album in ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: North American Tour Canceled

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) has canceled his previously announced North American tour. Commented Blaze: "It is with a heavy heart that I have to announce that my planned tour of the U.S. and Canada in September is cancelled. "I am so sorry. Due to circumstances beyond my control the tour ...

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HAMMERFALL: Pro-Shot Footage Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of HAMMERFALL's August 3 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany can be seen below. The members of HAMMERFALL announced in March that they were take an extended break immediately following their festival appearances this summer. "It has been an unbelievable first 15 years, to say the least," ...

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Sweden's IMPERA To Release 'Legacy Of Life' In October

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA will release their debut album, "Legacy Of Life", in October through the U.K. label Escape Music. The CD was produced by Lars Chriss of LION'S SHARE. According to a press release, IMPERA "consists of solid musicians who have earned their wings through hard work with an impressive number of world-class stars ...

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EVANESCENCE: Atlantic City Fan-Filmed Video Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of EVANESCENCE's August 3 performance at the House Of Blues in Atlantic City, New Jersey can be seen below. EVANESCENCE is headlining this year's edition of Carnival Of Madness, the annual touring rock extravaganza, with support from CHEVELLE, HALESTORM and NEW MEDICINE. The trek kicked off on Tuesday, July 31 in Springfield, ...

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OVERKILL: Pro-Shot Footage Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of OVERKILL's August 3 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany can be seen below. OVERKILL will play a special show at the legendary punk rock concert venue 100 Club on August 9 during this year's Olympic Games in London, England. The band's new album, "The Electric Age", ...

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