December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

HIM Performs Brand New Song In Turku; Video Available

Finnish love metallers HIM debuted a brand new song entitled "I Will Be The End Of You" during their headlining concert last night (Wednesday, December 26) at Klubi in Turku, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below (courtesy of Nalle Österman). HIM recently finished recording its ninth full-length album, "Tears On ...

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LENG TCH'E Preparing To Enter Studio

Belgian grindcore act LENG TCH'E is putting the finishing touches on the songwriting process for its new album. The band states: "Pre-production will start in February and hopefully we can finish our next masterpiece of brutally grooving grindcore by summertime. Which means we'll bring this retarded circus back on the road in late 2013." 2012 ...

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VANDROYA: 'The Last Free Land' Song Available For Streaming

Inner Wound Recordings recently announced the signing of the Brazilian female-fronted progressive power metal band VANDROYA. The group's debut album, "One", will be released on January 18. The Japanese edition of the album will be made available on December 19 through Spiritual Beast and the Brazilian edition will follow on February 4 via Voice Music. ...

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BELIEVER To Enter Studio Next Month

A 17-minute video clip in which guitarist/vocalist Kurt Bachman of Pennsylvania-based technical thrash metal veterans BELIEVER answers questions that were submitted by fans via Facebook can be seen below. BELIEVER is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its fifth album, due next year via Metal Blade Records. "The writing for the basic tune ...

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RUDY SARZO: Why I Decided To Join GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE

Legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO) says that he decided to join Geoff Tate's newly assembled version of QUEENSRŸCHE because the the opportunity to work with a "world-class vocalist" like Tate was too good to pass up. "My motivation for joining the band is, you know… Working with great singers is ...

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STRYPER To Be Joined By TODD LA TORRE, JEFF SCOTT SOTO At Anaheim Concert

Christian hard rockers STRYPER will be joined by several guest musicians during their January 26 concert at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, California. Todd La Torre (QUEENSRŸCHE, CRIMSON GLORY) will sing the IRON MAIDEN classic "The Trooper" and STRYPER's "Surrender". Legendary hard rock vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS To Enter Studio Next Week

BLACK STAR RIDERS, the new band formed by THIN LIZZY alumni Ricky Warwick (vocals), Scott Gorham (guitar), Damon Johnson (guitar), Marco Mendoza (bass) with new addition Jimmy DeGrasso (ALICE COOPER, MEGADETH, DAVID LEE ROTH, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) on drums, will enter a Los Angeles studio next week with producer Kevin Shirley (LED ZEPPELIN, IRON MAIDEN, AEROSMITH, ...

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