December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

LAMB OF GOD Manager Responds To RANDY BLYTHE Indictment

LAMB OF GOD's manager Larry Mazer has issued a statement in response to the announcement that the band's frontman, Randy Blythe, has been indicted on a manslaughter charge related to the death of a fan in Prague, Czech Republic more than two years ago. Blythe is facing the possibility of conviction and a long-term jail ...

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KING DIAMOND Signs New Deal With METAL BLADE RECORDS

KING DIAMOND has signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. Commented the band's vocalist and namesake: "This is gonna be awesome! Another perfect piece of the puzzle. We have the full backup of Metal Blade, and there's an understanding between us that goes much, much deeper than before. "Our new business setup ...

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SISTER SIN To Film 'Hearts Of Cold' Video

Swedish female-fronted heavy rockers SISTER SIN will film a video for the song "Hearts Of Cold" on Saturday, December 8 at Neo in Chicago, Illinois. SISTER SIN singer Liv Jagrell underwent surgery last week to remove nodules on her vocal cords. As a result, the band was forced to cancel all of its previously announced ...

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THE CULT Unveils Video For 'Elemental Light' (Salem Remix)

When THE CULT frontman Ian Astbury had the idea for SALEM to remix a song off THE CULT's new release, "Choice Of Weapon", he reached out to SALEM as an admirer, using an e-mail he found on and EP he had. The band responded and chose "Elemental Light", which resulted in an ethereal, beat-driven verison ...

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LEPROUS' New Album To Be Co-Produced By Former EMPEROR Frontman

After spending a very eventful and busy year 2012 promoting their latest album release, "Bilateral", Norwegian progsters LEPROUS have commenced the recording sessions for their as-yet-untitled new studio album, to be released in early 2013 via InsideOut Music. Commented LEPROUS singer/synth player Einar Solberg: "As many of you already know, we’ve started recording our new ...

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CINDERELLA Frontman Discusses Vocal Problems (Video)

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer has posted a new four-minute video clip in which he talks about his battle with vocal-cord paresis, also known as vocal-cord paralysis, which is the inability for one or both of the vocal cords to move due to abnormal nerve input to the laryngeal or voice box muscles. Check it out ...

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