August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLASH: 'An Intimate Portrait' Book Due In October

Coming this October is "Slash: An Intimate Portrait", a new 144-page hardcover book by Richard Bienstock, with photography by Robert Knight. GUNS N' ROSES' 1987 debut, "Appetite For Destruction", is eighteen times platinum, has sold over twenty-eight million copies, and launched the career of modern guitar god Slash. Over the past twenty-five years, Slash's cool ...

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NIDINGR Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of NIDINGR, the Norwegian band featuring former and current members of such acts as MAYHEM, GORGOROTH, DHG (DØDHEIMSGARD), 1349 and GOD SEED. NIDINGR, known for its efficiently complex songwriting, ravaging, dissonant, but at the same time very catchy riffs and breakneck tempos, is back. Their two previous albums — ...

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PRONG: New Video Interview With TOMMY VICTOR

KXVO, the CW affiliate in Omaha, Nebraska, conducted an interview with PRONG guitarist/vocalist Tommy Victor at SLIPKNOT's first-ever Knotfest, an extraordinary two-date metal and hard rock festival whch took place on August 17 in Council Bluffs, Iowa and August 18 in Somerset, Wisconsin. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, LAMB OF ...

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SAXON Completes Recording New Album

British heavy metal legends SAXON have completed recording their new album for a tentative February 2013 release. The follow-up to 2011's "Call To Arms" is scheduled to be mixed by British producer Andy Sneap, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, ACCEPT, NEVERMORE, EXODUS and ARCH ENEMY, among many others. A new video podcast from the ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: 'S**tload Of Money' Video Released

"Shitload Of Money", the new video from Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA, can be seen below. The clip, which features the bright lights of Las Vegas, Nevada (a.k.a. "Sin City"), was made by the Finnish production company Optipari Ltd. In an interview with Blistering.com, SONATA ARCTICA lead singer Tony Kakko stated about the "Shitload Of ...

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