August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

GRAVEYARD To Release 'Goliath' Single

Swedish blues rockers GRAVEYARD have set "Lights Out" as the title of their next album, due on October 26 via Nuclear Blast Records. A single, "Goliath", will precede the full-length CD on September 21 as a digital download and on seven-inch vinyl. The single will include a special non-album track, "Leaving You". The "Goliath" seven-inch ...

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SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE Side Project PROJECTED Releases 'Watch It Burn' Lyric Video

What started out as a fun side-project for SEVENDUST guitarist John Connolly and bassist Vince Hornsby, ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips, and TREMONTI/CREED guitarist Eric Friedman has become PROJECTED. The band's debut album, "Human", will be released September 18 on Connolly's own Yaya Papu LLC label. Produced by Connolly and Elvis Baskette (ALTER BRIDGE, PUDDLE ...

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ANTHRAX's IAN, BELLO Talk About 'Metal Masters 4' (Video)

Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike are returning with their successful "Metal Masters" clinic series. Partnering up with Guitar Center, "Metal Masters 4" will take place in New York City on September 7 at The Gramercy. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. with the clinic starting at 8:00 p.m. ...

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MOB RULES: New Album Title Revealed

German metallers MOB RULES are putting the finishing touches on their seventh album, "Cannibal Nation", for a tentative fall release. According to the band, the CD title "is taken from an eponymous song that will be included on the album. It is about Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the African human butcher." MOB RULES in 2010 parted ways ...

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New QUEENSRŸCHE Material 'Rocks,' Says GEOFF TATE's Replacement

The new QUEENSRŸCHE lineup — featuring singer Todd La Torre as the replacement for Geoff Tate — is currently writing material for its new album, tentatively due sometime in 2013. La Torre writes on his Facebook page. "Listening to new QUEENSRŸCHE material with vocals I recorded today. Oh... my... Gawd. It ROCKS!" QUEENSRŸCHE members Michael ...

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SUIDAKRA: Six Songs Written For New Album

German melodic folk/death metallers SUIDAKRA have issued the following update: "We are still writing new songs for the upcoming album. Six tracks are already finished now. [Famous Belgian graphic artist] Kris Verwimp is again creating the lyrical concept and we will also have a few guest musicians on the new record. Arkadius [Antonik, vocals] will ...

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DESTRÖYER 666 Parts Ways With Guitarist

Lead guitarist Ian Gray (a.k.a. Shrapnel) has left Australia-based blackened thrash metallers DESTRÖYER 666 for personal reasons. Commented guitarist/vocalist KK: "The end of an era — Shrapnel has for personal reasons decided that the past weekend's Southern Cross Fest will be his last show with DESTRÖYER. The man has been with the band since 1996 ...

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