April 2018 - Blabbermouth Archive

Longtime SAMAEL Guitarist MARCO 'MAKRO' RIVAO Quits Band

Longtime SAMAEL guitarist Marco "Makro" Rivao has decided to leave the group "to do something different." From now on, bassist Thomas "Drop" Betrisey will take over the guitar duties in the Swiss industrial black metal band and a new bass player will be announced shortly. Rivao said in a statement: "As some of you might ...

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CODE ORANGE Announces 'The New Reality Tour'

Grammy-nominated group CODE ORANGE has announced a North American headline tour which will feature support from TWITCHING TONGUES and VEIN. "The New Reality Tour", which gets underway June 22, will also feature special guests WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL, SHOW ME THE BODY, GHOSTEMANE, NICOLE DOLLANGANGER, DISEMBODIED and TRAIL OF LIES on select dates. Pre-sale tickets ...

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GRAVEYARD: First Trailer For 'Peace' Album

Swedish classic rock connoisseurs GRAVEYARD have released the first trailer for their eagerly anticipated comeback album, "Peace". The disc was recorded at Park Studios in Stockholm with producer Chips Kiesbye (THE HELLACOPTERS, MICHAEL MONROE, THE NOMADS) and engineer Stefan Boman (BURT BACHARACH, ALICE COOPER, DEF LEPPARD, KENT). Commented the band: "As you may know, we've ...

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SKELETONWITCH To Release 'Devouring Radiant Light' Album In July

Blackened metallers SKELETONWITCH will release their first full-length album in five years, "Devouring Radiant Light", on July 20 via Prosthetic Records. The first single from the disc, "Fen Of Shadows", can be streamed below. Guitarist Scott Hedrick describes "Fen Of Shadows" as "SKELETONWITCH 2.0... The song travels further down the rabbit hole with more elaborate ...

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GHOST Leader Reveals Why He Wrote 'Rats'

GHOST lead singer Tobias Forge, who performs under the names Papa Emeritus and now Cardinal Copia, told The Pulse Of Radio what inspired him to write "Rats", the first single from the Swedish act's upcoming album, "Prequelle". "A few years ago, I decided, like, 'I really want to have a big opening track that just ...

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Watch A PERFECT CIRCLE Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

A PERFECT CIRCLE was the musical guest on the Monday, April 23 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band played several songs — including "TalkTalk" and "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" — on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. Official video footage of the performance can be seen ...

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