August 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

NAPALM RECORDS Signs Distribution Deal With UNIVERSAL MUSIC

Universal Music Germany and the renowned rock/metal label Napalm Records have signed a long-term distribution partnership deal. The news was officially announced by both companies yesterday (Monday, August 6). From now on, Universal Music will distribute all Napalm Records longplayers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Markus Riedler, founder and CEO Napalm Records Handels GmbH, states: ...

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TANKARD's 'A Girl Called Cerveza' Lands On German Chart

"A Girl Called Cerveza", the 30th-anniversary album from German alcoholic thrashers TANKARD, entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 32, the band's highest-ever chart showing in their home country. "A Girl Called Cerveza" was released on July 27 via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Studio ...

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DIO: 'The Very Beast Of Dio Vol. 2' Audio Preview

On Tuesday, October 9, a second volume of DIO's best tracks will be unleashed via Niji Entertainment"The Very Beast Of Dio Vol. 2" – a follow-up to the gold-certified "The Very Beast Of Dio". The 17-track CD picks up exactly where the first volume left off — from 1996 onward. And in addition ...

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BLUT AUS NORD: '777 – Cosmosophy' Trailer Released

"777 - Cosmosophy", the third part of BLUT AUS NORD's "777" trilogy, will be released on September 21 via Debemur Morti Productions. It will be made available as a six-panel digipack CD and gatefold 12-inch vinyl LP. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered at Earthsound Studio and features artwork which was created as a ...

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GRAVE: Another New Song Available For Streaming

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE will release their 10th studio album, "Endless Procession Of Souls", on August 27 in Europe via Century Media Records. The cover artwork for the CD was once again created by Costin Chioreanu, who also worked with GRAVE on the previous two studio albums. In addition to designing the cover artwork, ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Pro-Shot Footage Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's performance at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which took place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany can be seen below. MACHINE HEAD has been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 10-12 at Catton Hall in Walton On Trent, Derbyshire, England. Fans ...

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TESTAMENT Interviewed At Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR (Video)

German TV channel ZDF Kultur conducted an interview with San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which took place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is professionally filmed video footage of TESTAMENT's August 4 performance at the event. TESTAMENT's new album, ...

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