June 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLAYER Announces 'Repentless' Metal Eagle Edition

With the title and release date just announced for SLAYER's "Repentless", due out September 11 (Nuclear Blast), today the thrash icons announce their heaviest release ever - literally — "Repentless", Metal Eagle Edition. Made of aluminum alloy, measuring 15" x 17" x 3" and weighing in at a hefty seven pounds, the Metal Eagle Edition ...

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D-A-D Recruits ELECTRIC GUITARS' SØREN ANDERSEN As Temporary Bassist

Long-running Danish rockers D-A-D have recruited fellow Dane Søren Andersen (pictured) of the band ELECTRIC GUITARS to play bass for the group after their regular bassist, Stig Pedersen, broke his arm during D-A-D's May 29 concert in Aarhus, Denmark. Andersen is a guitarist and producer who has toured with Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) ...

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MASTODON Members 'Murdered' In Latest 'Game Of Thrones' Episode

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON were featured on the latest episode of HBO's smash TV phenomenon "Game Of Thrones". Band members Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher and Brent Hinds portrayed wildlings in the episode "Hardhome" that premiered Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m. with multiple repeat showings during the week. The band was personally invited to participate ...

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KADAVAR To Release 'Berlin' Album In August

Berlin, Germany-based classic rock overlords KADAVAR have completed work on their third album, "Berlin". The CD was recorded over the last four months and will be released on August 21 via Nuclear Blast. Commented KADAVAR drummer Tiger: "About ten years ago, when we — independently of one another — moved to Berlin, we just wanted ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Considered Changing Its Name

According to The Pulse Of Radio, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Chester Bennington revealed in a new interview with A-Sides that the band considered changing its name after it dismissed original singer Scott Weiland and began working with Bennington in early 2013. Bennington explained (see video below): "We did talk about maybe changing the name of ...

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