April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEFTONES: New Album Due In October

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno told the Buenos Aires, Argentina radio station Vorterix Rock 103.1 earlier this week (see video below) that the band completed pre-production on its seventh album late last month and will enter the studio in a few days to begin recording the effort for a late 2012 release. "We start recording next ...

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CASTLE: 'Blacklands' Video Released

"Blacklands", the new video from San Francisco doom-tinged metallers CASTLE, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Jaan Silmberg for Toronto-based Pistoltrixx. "Blacklands" is the title track of CASTLE's sophomore album, which is scheduled for an April 28 European release via Germany's Ván Records. The artwork for the CD, created by Russian artist ...

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DISFIGURING THE GODDESS To Release 'Sleeper' This Month

Producer and musician Cameron Argon's alter ego, solo underground death metal project DISFIGURING THE GODDESS, will release a brand new album entitled "Sleeper" on April 24. Within the last few years, despite never performing live, DISFIGURING THE GODDESS has become a recognized name in the metal community among young fans and industry elites alike due ...

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END OF SEPTEMBER: 'Isolated' Digital Single Announced

Swedish female-fronted melodic metal band END OF SEPTEMBER will release a digital single on April 11. "Isolated" is the opening song from the group's self-titled debut album, which will be released on May 11 in Europe and on May 22 in North America via Ulterium Records. A music video for "Isolated" was filmed earlier this ...

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TROLLFEST: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

TROLLFEST, the self-proclaimed "true Norwegian Balkan metal" band, has unveiled the artwork for its upcoming album, "Brumlebassen", due in August via NoiseArt Records. Responsible once again for the amazing images that vividly depict the story of what will be the band's fifth full-length album, is Swedish cartoonist Jonas Darnell, who originally created the iconic metal ...

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MARSHALL Amps Founder Dies

Jim Marshall, known as "The Father of Loud" for inventing the Marshall amplifier, has died at the age of 88. Marshall, who originally owned a music shop in London, founded Marshall Amplification 50 years ago. Fomer GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash tweeted: "The news of Jim Marshall passing is deeply saddening. R & R will ...

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