August 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

Reformed Seattle Rockers Q5 Sign With FRONTIERS

Reformed Seattle rockers Q5 have inked a deal with Frontiers Music Srl. Q5 was formed in 1983 by members of two popular Seattle bands: vocalist Jonathan K and guitarist (famous guitar tremolo inventor) Floyd Rose from THE C.O.R.E. and Rick Pierce (guitar), Evan Sheeley (bass) and Gary Thompson (drums) from TKO. Q5 released its first ...

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New Song Premiere: MASTERS OF METAL's 'Evolution Of Being'

MASTERS OF METAL, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal outfit launched by seasoned veterans and members of AGENT STEELJuan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars, vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass, backing vocals) and Rigo Amezcua (drums) — will release its full-length debut, "From Worlds Beyond", in North America on September 18 via Metalville Records. The eleven-song ...

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PARADISE LOST, NEUROSIS To Headline Next Year's ROADBURN FESTIVAL

NEUROSIS will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary as headliners at the 2016 edition of the Roadburn Festival. Also appearing on the bill will be pioneering Yorkshire doom legends PARADISE LOST (pictured), who will headline Roadburn Festival on Thursday, April 14, playing their highly influential second album, "Gothic", in its entirety. Roadburn's 2016 curator will be musician, ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN: 'Innuendo' Album Details Revealed

Finish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release their new album, "Innuendo", on October 23 via Napalm. The follow-up to 2014's "Magic Forest" is being produced by composer Tuomas Seppälä, who also plays keyboards and guitar, and Mikko P. Mustonen, known for his work with DELAIN, ENSIFERUM and SONATA ARCTICA. The CD will be mastered by ...

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Video: How GARY HOLT Ended Up Playing In SLAYER

A nine-minute video clip in which the members of SLAYER discuss the decision to recruit guitarist Gary Holt (EXODUS) to play on the band's eleventh album, "Repentless", following the passing of Jeff Hanneman in 2013 can be seen below. In a recent interview with OC Weekly, SLAYER's Kerry King was asked if there has been ...

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