December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

KAMPFAR: 'We Need The Time To Create Art Again Now'

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR have issued the following update: "2013 will be in the name of creating new art for KAMPFAR. Only a very few festival shows will be happening, We already now turned down around eight festival offers for 2013. But we will return with the banner higher than ever in 2014. We ...

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LOSTPROPHETS Frontman To Remain In Custody Until March

According to BBC News, singer Ian Watkins of the Welsh rock band LOSTPROPHETS will remain in custody until March after being charged with sexual offenses against children. The 35-year-old musician, who is accused of conspiracy to rape a one-year-old girl along with other charges, appeared in Cardiff Crown Court earlier today (Monday, December ...

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DEW-SCENTED Working On 'Very Special Release' For Next Year

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have commenced work on "a bunch of new songs" for "a very special release" which will see the light of day next year. The band states: "The material's flow is awesome and we feel it's headed well into the right direction we explored on 'Icarus' and taking things a notch further. We ...

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FINNTROLL Completes Work On New Album

Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL have completed work on their sixth album at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2010's "Nifelvind" will be released worldwide through Century Media Records in late March 2013. Commented the band: "Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new FINNTROLL album! Now we're gonna crack open a couple of ...

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JEFF LOOMIS Interviewed In Liverpool (Video)

Chris Simpson of Merseyside Metal Madness conducted an interview with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis on October 23 at the 02 Academy in Liverpool, England. You can now watch the chat below. Loomis recently released a brand-new song, "A Liar's Chain", recorded with his touring band consisting of Joe Nurre (guitar and vocals), Anup Sastry ...

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SNOWY SHAW To Guest On New SORROWS PATH Album

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME, DREAM EVIL, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR) will make a guest appearance on the sophomore album from Greek doom metallers SORROWS PATH. Snowy will sing a duet with SORROWS PATH frontman Angelos Ioannidis on a song titled "Everything Can Change". SORROWS PATH's follow-up to 2010's ...

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WOLF Interviewed In Manchester (Video)

Chris Simpson of Merseyside Metal Madness conducted an interview with Niklas Stålvind, vocalist and guitarist of Swedish metallers WOLF, before the band's October 19 concert in Manchester, England with EVILE. You can now watch the chat below. WOLF last year parted ways with guitarist Johannes "Axeman" Losbäck and replaced him with Simon Johansson (ABSTRAKT ALGEBRA, ...

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