June 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

EVOCATION Covers CARCASS, NAPALM DEATH Classics On New EP

Swedish death metallers EVOCATION have finished recording of five cover versions that are going to be released as a EP on vinyl and as digital download on August 19. "Excised And Anatomised" includes the following tracks: Side 1: 01. … For Victory (originally by BOLT THROWER) 02. Corporal Jigsore Quandary (originally by CARCASS) 03. You ...

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MEGADETH, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Members To Guest On New MEMORAIN Album

Greek thrashers MEMORAIN have inked a deal with Metal Scrap Records. The band's new album, "Seven Sacrificies", will contain 11 songs and will be released before the end of the year. The CD will feature special guest appearances by David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Jed Simon (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and Michael Gilbert (FLOTSAM AND JETSAM). In other ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH Guitarist To Release Solo Album

Dave Nassie, lead guitarist for BLEEDING THROUGH, will release his first-ever solo album later this year. BLEEDING THROUGH's "Declaration" (2008) marked Dave's first recorded appearance with the band (as a guest). He eventually joined as a full-time member, contributing to "Bleeding Through" (2010) and "The Great Fire" (2012). Nassie recently filmed scenes for Next Level ...

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RECIPROCAL Completes Work On New Album

Californian death metallers RECIPROCAL have completed work on their second full-length album titled "New Order Of The Ages". The follow-up to 2009's self-titled CD was recorded with engineer Zack Orhen (ALL SHALL PERISH, BRAIN DRILL, DECREPIT BIRTH) at Castle Ultimate Studios in Oakland, California. The artwork was created by Jon Zig (SUFFOCATION, DEEDS OF FLESH, ...

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JAMES HETFIELD Interviewed By METALLICA's 'No. 1 Fan' (Video)

When METALLICA came to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in 2011, Basel Anabtawi, the self-proclaimed No. 1 METALLICA fan, campaigned to meet his idols and the concert organizers stepped in and gave him an experience to remember. This year, they went one better and set up a call between Basel and METALLICA's lead guitarist Kirk ...

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TOM MORELLO Says NSA Leaker EDWARD SNOWDEN Is A 'Hero'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello says that Edward Snowden, the now-famous/infamous National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower, is a "hero" who "exposed the crimes of the government." Snowden is a former CIA employee who faces felony charges of espionage and theft of government property after admitting he leaked classified material to Britain's The Guardian ...

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