December 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

Video Premiere: VOIVOD's 'Post Society'

After completing a comprehensive European tour with Century Media Records labelmates ENTOMBED A.D., Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are wrapping up a busy year of promoting their "Post Society" EP, and are now launching a promotional video clip for its title track. The clip, which was shot by Dirk Behlau of the Beastwood Film ...

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Video Premiere: SEPULTURA's 'Phantom Self'

"Phantom Self", the new video from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, can be seen below. The Mauricio Eça-directed clip delivers haunting images and sociocultural criticism. "Phantom Self" is taken from SEPULTURA's new studio album, "Machine Messiah", which will be released on January 13 via Nuclear Blast. Inspired by the robotization of our society, the disc was produced ...

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BATTLE BEAST: First Trailer For 'Bringer Of Pain' Album

The first trailer for "Bringer Of Pain", the fourth album from Finnish heavy metallers BATTLE BEAST, is available below. Due on February 17, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, the ten-track album was mixed by Björkroth alongside Viktor Gullichsen and Mikko Karmila, while ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Donates Money To Help Laid-Off Magazine Staff

According to The Pulse Of Radio, AVENGED SEVENFOLD has posted a tribute online to long-running heavy metal magazine Metal Hammer, along with its sister publications Classic Rock and Prog magazine, following the news earlier this week that their parent company, Team Rock, had gone into the British equivalent of bankruptcy. Some 73 staffers have lost ...

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HELLOWEEN: First Photo Of 'Pumpkins United' Touring Lineup Feat. MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN

German power metallers HELLOWEEN will be rejoined by vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen for a world tour in 2017 and 2018. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", the trek will feature seven musicians — including current singer Andi Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — performing material spanning HELLOWEEN's entire three-decade-plus history. "Pumpkins United" touring lineup: Michael ...

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