August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

MEGADETH's ELLEFSON To Host Masterclass At 'London Bass Guitar Show'

MEGADETH's David Ellefson will host a masterclass at next year's edition of the London Bass Guitar Show, set to take place March 2-3, 2013 at Olympia Conference Centre in London, England. Ellefson is best known for his long-time membership as bassist of the platinum-selling metal band MEGADETH, which he co-founded in 1984, selling 20 million ...

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AS I LAY DYING: Second 'Awakened' Studio Webisode Released

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "Awakened", the sixth album from San Diego, California metallers AS I LAY DYING, can be seen below. Due on September 25 via Metal Blade Records, the CD was produced by Bill Stevenson, who has played drums for both the DESCENDENTS ...

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WHYZDOM: New Song Available For Streaming

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM will release its sophomore album, "Blind?", on October 30 via Scarlet Records. According to a press release, the band "blends intricate orchestral parts (including all the subtleties of strings, winds, brass, classical percussions, piano, harp, etc.) and a real choir with the power of heavy metal. Through a coherence that ...

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WILDESTARR To Release 'A Tell Tale Heart' In October

"Immortal", a brand new song from WILDESTARR, the band featuring guitarist/bassist Dave Starr (VICIOUS RUMORS, CHASTAIN) alongside vocalist London Wilde, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track, based on the Edgar Allen Poe short story "Ligeia", comes off the group's forthcoming sophomore album, "A Tell Tale Heart", which is described in a ...

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NEUROSIS: 'Honor Found In Decay' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

"Honor Found In Decay", the tenth studio album from NEUROSIS, will be released in North America on October 30 through the band's own Neurot Recordings. NEUROSIS forged the songs on "Honor Found In Decay" with the revered Steve Albini, marking their fifth collaboration with the engineer in their longstanding relationship. Their monolithic sound captured at ...

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KORN Frontman Interviewed In Moscow (Video)

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis was interviewed after the band's August 21 concert in Moscow, Russia. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is performance footage of the Moscow show and interview clips with fans attending the gig. KORN bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu is sitting out the band's shows in Europe this month so ...

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EKTOMORF: 'Unscarred' Video Teaser Available

A teaser for "Unscarred", the new video from Hungarian extreme metallers EKTOMORF, can be seen below. The track, which is available for download at all digital retailers, comes off the band's new album, "Black Flag", to be released on August 31 via AFM Records. The cover was once again created by German illustrator and designer ...

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ELVENKING: 'Era' Track-By-Track Breakdown Available (Video)

A track-by-track breakdown of "Era", the new album from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen in two parts below. Due on September 14 via AFM Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA). Nino previously worked with the band on "The ...

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