August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

ILL NIÑO: 'Epidemia' Cover Artwork Unveiled

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO has set "Epidemia" as the title of its sixth full-length album, due on October 22 via Victory Records. The recording sessions for the CD took place in Hoboken, New Jersey; Austin, Texas; and Denver, Colorado. The "Epidemia" cover artwork can be seen below. ILL NIÑO drummer Dave Chavarri previously stated ...

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MARATHONMANN Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Fact is stranger than fiction: An A&R of a record company clicks on a friend's posting on a social network — more or less by accident and out of pure boredom on a gloomy winter night. Within a few seconds, the talent scout is electrified and has to watch the low budget video for "Die ...

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PSYCHOPUNCH Signs With SPV/STEAMHAMMER

Swedish rockers PSYCHOPUNCH have inked a worldwide deal with SPV/Steamhammer. The band's new album will be released in early 2013. Commented Georg Schröder, A&R at SPV/Steamhammer: "I know PSYCHOPUNCH since they started their career on the now-legendary Swedish White Jazz label — back in the day home of bands like GLUECIFER, HELLACOPTERS and many others ...

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EXODUS: Video Footage Of 'Slaughter By The Water' Performance

Video footage of EXODUS's headlining performance at the third annual Slaughter By The Water festival, which took place this past Saturday, August 25 on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier in Alameda, California, can be seen below (courtesy of Capital Chaos TV). When asked whether EXODUS has plans to record the follow-up to 2010's "Exhibit B: ...

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MONGREL To Release 'Reclamation' In September

Boston metal/punk crossover act MONGREL will release its fifth CD, "Reclamation", on September 25 via THC: X, the digital/alternative imprint of THC: Music. While making "Reclamation", MONGREL "went through hell," according to guitarist and MONGREL mainman Adam Savage. "It was a four-year, five-bandmember change, two-studio, two-label and countless-hour process and now it's finally coming out!" ...

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DOKKEN: 'Broken Bones' Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set a September 25 North American release date for "Broken Bones", the 11th studio album from melodic hard rockers DOKKEN. The effort will be released in two configurations: standard CD and limited-edition CD in digipak with a bonus DVD, which features a comprehensive "Making Of The Album" documentary. "Broken Bones" was produced ...

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MAGICA: 'Center Of The Great Unknown' Track Listing Revealed

Romanian female-fronted metal band MAGICA will release its sixth album, "Center Of The Great Unknown", on October 12 via AFM Records. The CD's cover artwork was created by Claudio Bergamin and can be seen below. The album is based on "The Diary Of Admiral" by R.E. Byrd, "Godess Of Atvatabar" by W. Bradshaw, "Beasts, Man ...

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KYLESA To Release 'From The Vaults, Vol. 1' In November

KYLESA will issue a new collection, "From The Vaults, Vol. 1", on November 20 (four days earlier in Europe). The CD features previously unreleased, new and alternate versions of songs spanning the band's catalogue, including one entirely new song ("End Truth") as well as the band's legendary cover of PINK FLOYD's "Set The Controls For ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL To Release 'Before I Die' Digital Single

German guitar wizard AXEL RUDI PELL will release a digital single, "Before I Die", on September 14. In addition to the title track, the single will contain the song "Where The Wild Waters Flow". "Before I Die" comes off AXEL RUDI PELL's new studio album, titled "Circle Of The Oath", which registered the following European ...

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