May 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

CARDIAC ARREST To Release 'Vortex Of Violence'

Following up the bulldozer that was 2010's "Haven For The Insane", Chicago-based death metal purists CARDIAC ARREST are set to return this spring with their highly-anticipated fourth full-length album. On the aptly titled "Vortex Of Violence", CARDIAC ARREST once again demonstrates what true death metal is all about with a vicious and relentless assault of ...

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EVOCATION Parts Ways With Bassist, Seeks Replacement

Swedish death metallers EVOCATION have issued the following update: "It's with great sadness we have to announce the departure of bass player Martin 'Tore' Toresson from EVOCATION. Tore has been a part of the band ever since the reunion in 2005 and has grown into become a brother with us. We have shared many great ...

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TANKARD: New Album Track Listing, Song-By-Song Commentary

German alcoholic thrashers TANKARD will release their their 30th-anniversary album, "A Girl Called Cerveza", on July 27 via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Studio 23 in Frankfurt with producer Michael Mainx (ONKELZ, DER W, DISBELIEF, D-A-D). "A Girl Called Cerveza" track listing: 11. Running On Fumes 12. ...

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SLASH: 'Guitar Center Sessions' Preview Available

On Saturday, May 19, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and THE CONSPIRATORSMyles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums) and Todd Kerns (bass) — will appear on DIRECTV's The Audience Network for the season premiere of "Guitar Center Sessions" airing at 8:00 p.m. ET. For the first time ever, Slash and the band will perform an ...

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Brazilian Female Thrashers NERVOSA Sign With NAPALM RECORDS

Paulo, Brazil-based all-female thrash metal trio NERVOSA has inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band's debut album will be released later this year. According to a press release, NERVOSA's music "has strong influences from classic old-school thrash metal bands, such as SLAYER, SEPULTURA and EXODUS, perfectly mixed with original and characteristic features inserted in ...

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DECEASED: 'Luck Of The Corpse' To Be Reissued With Bonus Material

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions will reissue the classic debut album from DECEASED, "Luck Of The Corpse", on CD format on May 22. This version will include restored artwork, remastered audio as well as rare bonus tracks. Official description: "True death metal from the grave... raw, ugly and proper! Haunting corpses with shrieks of underrated ...

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VIRGIN STEELE: 'Life Among The Ruins' Reissue Detailed

SPV/Steamhammer will re-release VIRGIN STEELE's "Life Among The Ruins" on June 18 in Europe and July 17 in North America. This two-CD digipak reissue comes with massive bonus tracks and a huge booklet with new liner notes and previously unseen photos by the band's lead singer, David DeFeis. VIRGIN STEELE's fifth full-length studio album, "Life ...

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