August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

'Aeterno Elementum' Heavy Metal Opera To Return To Stage In November

Jeremiah Johnson and Randy Haines, along with the rest of Ara'Kus Productions, will appear at the historic Everett Theatre in Everett, Washington on November 9 and November 10 as part of "Aeterno Elementum", a unique heavy metal opera that features powerful stage performances, authentic medieval battles (choreographed and enacted by members of the the Seattle ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, BLAZE BAYLEY, MIKE VESCERA Featured On New SOULSPELL Album

The third full-length album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL, entitled "Hollow's Gathering", will be released in Europe and North America on October 12 through Inner Wound Recordings. "Hollow's Gathering" features guest appearances by Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Blaze Bayley (WOLFSBANE, IRON MAIDEN), Michael Vescera (OBSESSION, LOUDNESS, YNGWIE ...

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KUNVUK: 'Rapture Pt. 1 (Incite)' Video Released

"Rapture Pt. 1 (Incite)", the new video from Australian metallers KUNVUK, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's second album, "Consume Rapture", which was recorded, engineered and mixed by the band's guitarist and singer David Hart and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music (DEATH, SWANS, MASTODON, CONVERGE, BARONESS, THE ...

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ENSLAVED: Official 'Thoughts Like Hammers' Lyric Video Available

The official lyric video for "Thoughts Like Hammers", the opening track on "RIITIIR", the twelfth studio album from Norwegian progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED, can be seen below. The CD will be released in Europe on September 28 and in North America on October 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. A track-by-track review of "RIITIIR" is available ...

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OBITUARY: New Audio Interview With JOHN TARDY

On August 28, Natalie of Natalie's World conducted an interview with vocalist John Tardy of Florida death metallers OBITUARY. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. As previously reported, OBITUARY will embark on the "Rotting Slowly In Europe 2012" tour in November. The trek, which will feature support from MACABRE, ...

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Singer MARK BOALS Joins SOUL SIGN

SOUL SIGN, the Los Angeles-based band led by Swedish bassist Bjorn Englen (TONY MACALPINE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ULI JON ROTH), has announced the addition of powerhouse vocalist Mark Boals to the group's ranks. SOUL SIGN released its full-length debut, "Life In The Dark", in the fall of 2011 and is planning to hit the road in ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Video Interview With JEAN-FRANÇOIS DAGENAIS

Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with Jean-François Dagenais of Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM prior to the band's August 25 concert at Station 4 in St. Paul, Minnesota. You can now watch the chat below. "The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined", the new multidisc DVD from KATAKLYSM, recently entered the German chart ...

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PERIPHERY: New Audio Interview With JAKE BOWEN

On August 17, Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin stop of the "Summer Slaughter Tour". You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. PERIPHERY recently canceled its participation in the West Coast leg of ...

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