June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

PHILIP ANSELMO Slams NFL, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Over 'Bountygate' (Video)

In a recent interview with Artisan News, former PANTERA and current DOWN vocalist Philip Anselmo slammed the National Football Leage, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Sports Illustrated magazine for their handling of the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, widely dubbed Bountygate. You can see Anselmo's comments below. According to Wikipedia, Bountygate was an incident in ...

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GOJIRA Members Talk About Their Beginnings (Video)

A two-and-a-half-minute video clip in which guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier and drummer Mario Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA talk about their beginnings can be seen below (courtesy of Metal Hammer TV). "Liquid Fire", a brand new song from GOJIRA, is available for free download from the band's Facebook page (scroll down). The track ...

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THE SKULL Recruits New Drummer

THE SKULL, the new band formed by the original member of Chicago doom legends TROUBLE — vocalist Eric Wagner (also of BLACKFINGER) — alongside the band's longtime bassist Ron Holzner (also of EARTHEN GRAVE), and guitarists Lothar Keller and Michael Carpenter of the Chicago, Illinois-based progressive power metal band SACRED DAWN, has recruited drummer Brad ...

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CLOUDSCAPE To Release 'New Era' In July

A new video teaser for "New Era", the long-awaited fourth album from Swedish metallers CLOUDSCAPE, can be seen below. The CD is scheduled for release in Europe in July and in the U.S. in September. "New Era" was recorded at RoastingHouse Studios in Malmö, Sweden with producer/engineer Micko Twedberg. CLOUDSCAPE's third album, "Global Drama", was ...

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GRAVE: New Album Release Date Announced

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE will release their new album, "Endless Procession Of Souls", on August 27 in Europe and on August 28 in North America via Century Media Records. The band recorded 12 songs — nine new tracks plus three "very special" cuts — at their own Studio Soulless for the CD, which was ...

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ANIMETAL USA's Debut Album To Receive U.S. Release

ANIMETAL USA — the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs — will have its self-titled debut album released in the U.S. on June 26 via Century Media Records. A European release date will follow shortly thereafter. The track listing of "Animetal ...

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DANKO JONES: More 'Bring On The Mountain' DVD Details Revealed

Canadian rockers DANKO JONES are gearing up to release their first-ever official DVD, entitled "Bring On The Mountain". Due on July 3 in the United States, the two-disc set features a comprehensive 90-minute documentary spanning the band's incredible career, including a slew of exclusive live clips from some of their most memorable performances from around ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: 'Witch's Mark' Video Released

"Witch's Mark", the new video from the Polish female-fronted traditional heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER, can be seen below. The song comes off CRYSTAL VIPER's new album, "Crimen Excepta", which was released in Europe on April 27 and in the U.S. on April 24 via AFM Records. The concept effort about holy inquisition, black magic ...

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