August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Interviewed At 'Knotfest' (Video)

Harry of the Minneapolis, Minnesota radio station 93X conducted an interview with singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and political activist Serj Tankian 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 ...

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KILL DEVIL HILL Mini-Documentary Posted Online

KILL DEVIL HILL is the new band featuring legendary drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, KILL DEVIL HILL) alongside Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) on bass, Mark Zavon (RATT, W.A.S.P., 40 CYCLE HUM) on guitar and Jason "Dewey" Bragg (PISSING RAZORS) on vocals, is currently out on tour in North America in support ...

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BARONESS Released From Hospital Following U.K. Bus Tour Crash

Savannah, Georgia-based quartet BARONESS was involved in a road accident on August 15 in England when the band's tour bus reportedly plummeted for 30 feet over a viaduct after going through a security barrier during heavy rain. Nine people, including the four members of the group, were sent to the hospital, two of them with ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Lands Publishing Deal For Autobiography

According to Metal Sucks, Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, ARSON ANTHEM, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) and BloodyDisgusting.com writer Corey Mitchell have secured a deal with Jeremie Ruby-Strauss, senior editor at Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books imprint, for Anselmo's autobiography, which will tentatively be titled "Mouth For War: Pantera, Pain, & Pride - Heavy Metal Highs, Drugged ...

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WALLS OF JERICHO Working On New Music

On August 24, Natalie of Natalie's World conducted an interview with vocalist Candace Kucsulain of the Detroit hardcore band WALLS OF JERICHO. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow. On the break/hiatus that followed the release of WALLS OF JERICHO's latest album, 2008's "The American ...

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KVELERTAK Begins Recording New Album

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have entered Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band states, "All [we] can say is this album is going to fuck the first album in the ass. Hard." KVELERTAK will return to the U.S. this ...

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NONPOINT: New Album Details Revealed

NONPOINT will release its new, self-titled album on October 9 via Razor & Tie. The CD was produced/mixed by Grammy-nominated producer Johnny K (DISTURBED, STAIND, MEGADETH) and features additional production and mixing from Brian Virtue (30 SECONDS TO MARS, CHEVELLE). "Nonpoint" features 12 of the most raw and real songs of their 15-year career with ...

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