November 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

FIREWIND/OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist: Video Footage Of Japanese Clinics

Acclaimed FIREWIND/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. took part in a series of exclusive M.I. guitar clinics in Japan earlier this month. Prior to the clinic tour, Gus attended the prestigious Tokyo Music Fair on November 5-6 and then headed out on a six-city trek across Japan, visiting Tokyo, Sendai, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Osaka and Nagoya. Check ...

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EPHEL DUATH Signs With AGONIA RECORDS

Formerly Italian, currently U.S.-based band EPHEL DUATH, known as a modern mixture of avant-garde metal and progressive rock with jazz-fusion and hardcore punk elements, has inked a worldwide deal with Agonia Records for the release of an EP and two full-length albums. Under the leading role of talented guitarist and songwriter Davide Tiso, the machine ...

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MINISTRY: The Making Of 'Relapse' Webisode 4

The fourth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Relapse", the new studio album from the reactivated MINISTRY, can be seen below. The CD will be released on March 30, 2012 via MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen's 13th Planet Records. Jourgensen spoke to U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine about his ...

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A BAND OF ORCS Recording New Album

A BAND OF ORCS, the fantasy-themed heavy metal band from Santa Cruz, California, has entered Trident Studios in Pacheco, California with producer Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD) to begin recording their new concept album about killing giants. The artwork is being created by Chuck Lukacs. Since most earthly establishments do not accept human blood as monetary ...

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WHYZDOM: Toulouse Footage Available

Video footage of French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM's November 27, 2011 performance at L'Aero in Toulouse, France can be seen below. WHYZDOM last year announced the addition of singer Clmentine Delauney to the group's ranks. The band is currently recording its second album, tentatively titled "Blind?", for a 2012 release. The group previously stated about ...

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SAXON: Copenhagen Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SAXON's November 27, 2011 performance at Amager Bio in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. SAXON will release a new concert DVD, "Heavy Metal Thunder Live: Eagles Over Wacken", in early 2012. According to Classic Rock, it will feature performances from Germany's Wacken Open Air festival. "There are five ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: New Video Interview Posted Online

RockNLive.org conducted an interview with DEATHDESTRUCTION on November 6, 2011 at Bataclan in Paris, France during the band's European tour with HAMMERFALL, VICIOUS RUMORS and AMARANTHE. You can now watch the chat below. DEATHDESTRUCTION recently inked a deal with the Swedish branch of Sony Music Entertainment. The band's three-song EP, "Fuck Yeah", was released in ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: More Behind-The-Scenes Footage From European Tour

Several new additions to a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from WITHIN TEMPTATION's current European headlining tour can be seen below. WITHIN TEMPTATION's fifth studio album, "The Unforgiving", sold around 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 50 on The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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LEAVES' EYES To Release 'Melusine' Digital EP

LEAVES' EYES the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY will release a digital-only EP, "Melusine", on December 16 in Europe and December 20 in the U.S. via Napalm Records. The five-track EP effort includes no less than four previously unreleased songs. The track listing for ...

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