July 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALFORCE: New Song Available For Free Download

METALFORCE — the German metal band led by former MAJESTY singer vocalist Tarek "MS" Maghary — has made a brand new song, "On Your Way", available for free download as a way to support every team at the soccer World Cup. Being a German band, METALFORCE also recorded a German version of the track called ...

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LIV KRISTINE Filming 'Skintight' Video

Norwegian singer Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY) is on her way to Sweden to film a video for the song "Skintight" with director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among many others. "Skintight" is the title track of ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: Video Interview With JOEL STROETZEL

Peter Bailey of the "Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with guitarist Joel Stroetzel of Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE at this year's Download festival, which was held June 11-13, 2010 at Donington Park, United Kingdom. Watch the chat below. Vocalist Howard Jones recently returned to KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's touring lineup after sitting out most of the ...

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THE GENERALS In Writing Mode

Swedish "death 'n' roll" band THE GENERALS has issued the following update: "The two upcoming weekends we will do two festival gigs and directly after that its back to Karlstad and continue the songwriting for album number two. We will record some demos during the fall and then hopefully we will begin recording the album ...

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ANGRA: More Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Brazilian metallers ANGRA entered Norcal Studios in São Paulo, Brazil in February to begin recording their seventh studio album, to be released in the second half of 2010. For the first time since its inception, the band is self-producing the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2006's "Aurora Consurgens", which will be a conceptual effort and will include ...

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TOMMY LEE Performs With LUDACRIS At BET AWARDS; Video Available

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee backed Chris "Ludacris" Bridges during the rapper's performance at the BET Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 27. Ludacris and DJ Khaled closed the show with a high-energy performance of "My Chick Bad" followed by beats from an asylum-straight-jacket-bound Nicki Minaj. Bringing a rock-fueled edge ...

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AS I LAY DYING Bassist Interviewed At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

Peter Bailey of the "Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with bassist Josh Gilbert of San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING at this year's Download festival, which was held June 11-13, 2010 at Donington Park, United Kingdom. Watch the chat below. AS I LAY DYING's latest album, "The Powerless Rise", sold 38,000 copies in ...

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Japanese Heavy Metal Legends SEIKIMA-II Release 'Akuma Relativity'

Japanese heavy metal legends SEIKIMA-II have just released the sequel to last year's "Akuma Nativity - Songs of the Sword" album, called "Akuma Relativity". Like "Akuma Nativity", "Akuma Relativity" includes some of the band's older hits re-recorded in English. The iTunes version of "Akuma Relativity" includes seven of SEIKIMA-II's classic hits re-recorded in full English, ...

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