April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

GOJIRA: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have set "L'Enfant Sauvage" as the title of their fifth album, due on June 26 via Roadrunner Records. The CD (the title of which translates to "The Wild Child") features 11 tracks of mind-bending, thunderous metal. "When you become a musician, you don't have a boss telling you what to do ...

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KREATOR: 'Phantom Antichrist' Formats Revealed

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR will release their new album, "Phantom Antichrist", on June 1 in Europe and June 5 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with renowned producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, SOILWORK, DEVIN TOWNSEND, AMON AMARTH). The cover artwork for the ...

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New JOEY RAMONE Solo Album Detailed

On May 22, Joey Ramone's second solo album, "…Ya Know?" will be released (BMG Rights Management), eleven years after his life was cruelly cut short by lymphoma. The tracks were drawn from a cache of demos and unreleased recordings that Joey had cut at various times during the last decade and a half of his ...

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REFUSED To Perform On 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'

Reunited seminal Swedish hardcore band REFUSED will be the musical guest on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Monday, April 23. The show airs on NBC at 12:30 ET/PT and 11:30 CT. REFUSED's first-ever television appearance will coincide with the band's appearance at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held for ...

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SLAYER's DAVE LOMBARDO At Ohio's 'Drum Daze'; Video Available

SLAYER's Dave Lombardo held a drum clinic at this year's Drum Daze on Sunday, April 1 at the Capital Theater in the Vern Riffe Center in Columbus, Ohio. According to the press release issued by Columbus Percussion, "Drum Daze is an annual event that features clinics from talented and well-known drummers and percussionists of all ...

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ARSIS Drummer MIKE VAN DYNE Announces His Departure

Mike Van Dyne, drummer and founding member of Virginia-based melodic tech-death metal masters ARSIS, has announced his departure from the group. He says in a statement, "After five label releases and hundreds of shows in 19 countries, it's time to move forward and pursue my career full-time. "The last fully-completed ARSIS song I contributed to ...

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Former EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN To Release 'Eremita' In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 19 North American release date (one day earlier in Europe) for "Eremita", the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn. Recorded and produced at Telemark's Ivory Shoulder Studios, with additional tracking completed at Notodden's Juke Joint Studio and Seattle's Envisage Audio, "Eremita" was mixed by Jens Bogren (OPETH) at ...

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ANGERTEA Begins Recording New Album

Hungarian "progressive-grunge metallers" ANGERTEA have entered the studio to begin recording their fourth full-length album for a September release via the Norwegian label Smash Fabric Records. The band states, "We're recording 10 songs in Szeged, Hungary with producer Gábor Vári. Compared to our previous recordings, this one is gonna include shorter and maybe more 'understandable' ...

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