June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION To Begin Work On New Album This Weekend

The members of BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, the English-American rock band featuring the talents of bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, TRAPEZE, BLACK SABBATH), blues rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN), and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER), will gather this coming Sunday, June 10 to begin work on their third album. Hughes

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FEAR FACTORY Guitarist Interviewed On MSRcast (Audio)

MSRcast (Mainstream Resistance Podcast) recently conducted an interview with guitarist Dino Cazares of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY. You can now iisten to the chat using the audio player below. FEAR FACTORY's new album, "The Industrialist", was released in North America on June 5 via Candlelight Records. The CD is a conceptual record based ...

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STEEL PANTHER: Video Footage Of SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL Press Conference

Los Angeles glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER held a press conference earlier today (Thursday, June 7) at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden. You can now watch video footage of the question-and-answer session below. STEEL PANTHER's sophomore album, "Balls Out", sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release ...

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BARONESS: First Tour And Studio Update (Video)

The first in a series of tour and studio updates from the Savannah, Georgia-based quartet BARONESS can be seen below. BARONESS's new album, "Yellow & Green", will be released on July 17 via Relapse Records. The CD reunites BARONESS with "Blue Record" producer John Congleton (EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY, ST. VINCENT, XIU XIU) following both ...

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EXTREMA Recording New Album

On May 31, veteran Italian metallers EXTREMA entered Fear Studio in Alfonsine (RA), Italy to begin recording their long-awaited sixth studio album with producers Tommy Massara (EXTREMA guitarist) and Gabry Ravaglia. The mixing sessions for the follow-up to 2009's "Pound For Pound" are expected to be completed by the end of July. "It took almost ...

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ANCIENT ASCENDANT To Release 'Into The Dark' In August

British death metallers ANCIENT ASCENDANT will release their new EP, "Into The Dark", on August 6 through Forepoint Records (via Plastic Head). The CD was mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö (OPETH, DARK FUNERAL, BLOODBATH, KATATONIA, MARDUK). Commented Swanö: "ANCIENT ASCENDANT combines all the right elements from black, death and thrash metal into one lethal ...

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