December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

DERANGED: Song From Forthcoming EP Available For Streaming

A rough-mix version of the song "Hello From The Gutters" from Swedish death metal masters DERANGED can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new five-song EP, "Morgue Orgy", which will be released in early 2013 via Sevared Records. DERANGED's eighth full-length album, "Cut, Carve, Rip, Serve", was made ...

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SUFFOCATION: 'Pinnacle Of Bedlam' Trailer Released

A two-minute trailer for "Pinnacle Of Bedlam", the new album from New York death metal veterans SUFFOCATION, can be seen below. The CD will be released on February 15, 2013 via Nuclear Blast Records. The artwork was handled this time around by Raymond Swanland and can be found below. Commented SUFFOCATION bassist Derek Boyer: "This ...

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METAL SAFARI Parts Ways With Vocalist, Drummer, Bassist

Drummer Yazu, vocalist Ina and bassist Tomo have left Japanese extreme metallers METAL SAFARI. Commented the band's guitarist, Hiro: "As the guitarist, songwriter and producer of METAL SAFARI, I still have lots of things I want to do with METAL SAFARI. In my mind, it's more like expecting what's to come, so I will do ...

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BENEDICTUM Announces New Bassist

BENEDICTUM has announced the addition of bassist Aric Avina (TYNATOR) to the group's ranks. The band states: "Not only has Aric shown his prowess as a bass player, but also demonstrated immense 'grace under pressure' by being thrown right into the fire with recording a new album. We have found a gem... and may the ...

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Keyboardist For GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Suffers Heart Attack

Keyboardist Randy Gane (pictured below), who is a member of Geoff Tate's newly assembled version of QUEENSRŸCHE, suffered a heart attack Wednesday night (December 26), according to a posting on Geoff's Facebook page. The singer is asking fans to "please send [their] prayers and positive thoughts to [his] good friend." Gane, who turned 53 on ...

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STRIFE: Video Footage Of Entire New London Concert

Video footage of STRIFE's entire November 30 performance at El 'N' Gee in New London, Connecticut can be seen below. STRIFE's new album, "Witness A Rebirth", was released on November 6 via 6131 Records. Some bands leave such an impression on fans that, even after two decades, their sound still resonates deep and wide. STRIFE ...

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VARG In Oakland: Interview, Performance Footage Available

The Mighty Z of Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with German Viking metallers VARG before the band's November 30 performance at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California as part of a North American tour with WINTERSUN and ELUVEITIE. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is footage of VARG's Oakland show. ...

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