August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

JOURNEY To Perform At Republican National Convention

According to E! News, JOURNEY is getting paid a whopping $500,000 to perform at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida on Thursday night (August 30). JOURNEY will appear at Liberty Plaza, a tented concert space. However, the band is reportedly not making a statement of any kind by playing the show. "It's ...

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EX DEO: 'Per Oculos Aquila' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Per Oculos Aquila", a brand new somg from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. The track will appear on EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", which will be released via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, ...

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LIV KRISTINE Talks About Upcoming Solo Album In New Audio Interview

The Age Of Metal recently conducted an interview with Norwegian singer Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY). You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. Liv Kristine's fourth solo album, "Libertine", will be released via the Napalm Records subsidiary Black Rose Productions on the following dates: North America: September 4 ...

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AMORPHIS, Former HANOI ROCKS Members To Release GREASE HELMET Debut

GREASE HELMET, the new Finnish band featuring former HANOI ROCKS guitarist Andy McCoy alongside members of AMORPHIS, will release its self-titled debut album in Japan on September 5 and in Finland on September 19. GREASE HELMET was founded in 2009 by Niclas Etelävuori (bass; AMORPHIS) and Jere Garcia (vocals). They were eventually joined by Jan ...

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TRAIL OF TEARS: Performance Footage Of New Song

Fan-filmed video footage of Norway's TRAIL OF TEARS performing a brand new song at the seventh edition of the ARTmania festival, which was held August 6-12 in the center of Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania, can be seen below. TRAIL OF TEARS earlier in the year finished recording its seventh album at Sound Suite Studio in Marseille, ...

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SHEAR Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Helsinki, Finland-based female-fronted metallers SHEAR have parted ways with bassist Eerik Purdon and replaced him with Silver Ots (DEAD SHAPE FIGURE, THE NIBIRUAN, AMORAL). Commented the band: "Our former bassist, Eerik Purdon, decided to step down after many great years together. We thank Eerik for the good times and wish him the best of luck ...

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RETALIATORY MEASURES Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Finnish metallers RETALIATORY MEASURES have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's debut album, "Withdrawal Syndromes", will be released on October 26. Formed in early 2009, RETALIATORY MEASURES released its first demo a few months later and followed it up with a second promo CD, "MMX", in 2010. RETALIATORY MEASURES has shared the stage ...

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WARLORD To Perform At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE XVI Festival

Reunited '80s metallers WARLORD, featuring guitarist William J. Tsamis and drummer Mark S. Zonder (FATES WARNING) will perform at the Keep It True XVI festival, set to take place April 19-20, 2013 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Koenigshofen, Germany. This will mark the group's first appearance in eleven years — having last performed in 2002 in Itzehoe, ...

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