December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE AGONIST: Video Recap Of Asian Tour

A five-minute video recap of THE AGONIST's November 2012 Asian tour — which included stops in Taiwan and Japan — can be seen below. THE AGONIST's third album, "Prisoners", debuted at No. 19 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN To Guest On New AVANTASIA Album

AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen (also ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE) has been confirmed as one of the guest musicians who will appear on "The Mystery Of Time", the new album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project. Also scheduled to make appearances on the CD are Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, HELLOWEEN), SAXON frontman Biff Byford, former KISS guitarist Bruce ...

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Would JASON NEWSTED Ever Play With METALLICA Again?

Niclas Müller-Hansen of Sweden's Metalshrine recently conducted an interview with former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metalshrine: I was listening to the four tracks [from NEWSTED's "Metal" EP] on iTunes today and reading comments all over ...

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DORO PESCH: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Tricia Weight of "Interviews From The Edge" on Technorati recently conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Doro's latest album, "Raise Your Fist", sold 585 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position ...

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