January 2018 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN 'Understands' Why SLAYER Is Calling It Quits

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian says that he understands why the members of SLAYER have decided to call it quits. Last week, SLAYER, one of metal's most popular and influential bands of the past four decades, announced its "final world tour" via a 30-second video. The group also confirmed that its last-ever North American run of ...

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DISTURBED, INCUBUS, GODSMACK To Headline Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

DISTURBED, INCUBUS and GODSMACK will headline the 25th annual Rock Fest, set to take place July 12-15 in Cadott, Wisconsin. More than 65 bands bands will pack non-stop performances throughout the three-day event. Partial list of Rock Fest 2018 performers: DISTURBED INCUBUS GODSMACK RISE AGAINST HALESTORM SEETHER BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BUSH UNDEROATH GWAR BEARTOOTH SKID ...

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BELPHEGOR Releases 'Baphomet' Performance Video

European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR have released a performance video for the song "Baphomet". The clip was shot last December at the Saving Christmass festival in Nörrköping, Sweden by the band's friend and Norwegian shaman Espen Dyngen. "Baphomet" is taken from BELPHEGOR's latest album, "Totenritual", which was released last September via Nuclear Blast. The ...

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HAMMERFALL To Enter Studio In Early 2019

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL will spend most of this year working on music for the follow-up to 2016's "Built To Last" album. "We're gonna probably start recording early next year, so there's some time to write new material," bassist Fredrik Larsson told Heavy New York at this past weekend's NAMM show in Anaheim, California (see video ...

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