December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

Guitarist Confirms Completion Of New ALICE IN CHAINS Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has confirmed to Guitar World that the band has finished recording its fifth studio album and second without original vocalist Layne Staley. The new disc will follow up 2009's "Black Gives Way To Blue", which ended a 14-year gap between studio efforts for ...

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MANDY LION Signs With HighVolMusic

Vocalist Mandy Lion (WORLD WAR III, WICKED ALLIANCE) has inked a deal with HighVolMusic (HVM). Commented Lion: "I am honored and pleased to announce my collaboration with HighVolMusic! A company run by stellar gentlemen with drive and vision to move forward in a modern business model. "I would like to thank Bill and John for ...

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THE DEVASTATED: Previously Unreleased Song Available For Streaming

Since the release of the band's debut album, "Devil's Messenger", earlier this year, Riverside, California's THE DEVASTATED has stayed busy on the road playing dates with FEAR FACTORY, SHADOWS FALL, THE BROWNING and more. Now, the group has teamed up with StuffYouWillHate.com to premiere a previously unreelased song, "Grate Minds", recorded during the "Devil's Messenger" ...

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SONIC REIGN To Release 'Monument In Black' In February

German black metallers SONIC REIGN will release their long-awaited second full-length album, "Monument In Black", on February 1, 2013 via Apostasy Records. The CD was recorded in 2011 and mastered by Markus Stock (SECRETS OF THE MOON, ALCEST, DORNENREICH) at Studio E. Also noteworthy is the contribution by Azathoth (ex-DARK FORTRESS, EUDAIMONY). He wrote a ...

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SONIC PULSE Signs With HORROR PAIN GORE DEATH PRODUCTIONS

Boston power thrashers SONIC PULSE, who feature in their ranks past and present members of RAZORMAZE, SKULL HAMMER, VINDICATOR, RAVAGE, SEAX and JADED, have inked a deal with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. The band's debut album, "Lager Than Life", will be released on December 18 on 12-inch black vinyl. SONIC PULSE's fusion of thrash ...

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WINTERSUN Bassist Interviewed By DER METAL KRIEGER TV (Video)

Der Metal Krieger TV conducted an interview with bassist Jukka Koskinen of Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN before the band's November 29 performance at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California as part of a North American tour with ELUVEITIE and VARG. You can now watch the chat below. WINTERSUN's long-awaited new album, "Time I", ...

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Video: IZZY STRADLIN, JOHNNY DEPP Jam With AEROSMITH In Los Angeles

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin and international film star and musician Johnny Depp joined AEROSMITH on stage during their headlining show Monday night (December 3) in Los Angeles. Depp stepped in on guitar for the vintage FLEETWOOD MAC blues jam "Stop Messin' Around" and THE BEATLES' "Come Together", while Stradlin came up for ...

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