April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEAD TROOPER Announces New Bassist

Norwegian thrashers DEAD TROOPER have announced the addition of bassist Andreas Stenvoll (pictured below) to the group's ranks. The band comments, "Andreas plays with Norwegian stompers BLODSPOR and he is possibly one of the best finger-pickin' thrashmasters out there!!" DEAD TROOPER last month parted ways with guitarist/vocalist Birger Larsen. A replacement guitarist has not yet ...

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Get The MOTÖRHEAD VIP Treatment At 'Mayhem' Festival For $600

MOTÖRHEAD is boldly going where no other band has gone before! The legendary, Grammy-winning rock'n'roll outlaws announced the most fan-friendly VIP experience ever, meaning that for the first time, an exclusive number of fans can experience the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival like never before. These lucky few will enjoy the Mayhem Festival like royalty. ...

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KITTIE: New Video Interview With MERCEDES LANDER

Litsa Olsson of Sound Entertainment News recently conducted an interview with drummer Mercedes Lander of the Canadian metal band KITTIE. You can now watch the chat below. KITTIE recently parted ways with bassist Ivy Vujic and was rejoined by Trish Doan. Doan was previously with the band from 2005 to 2007, appearing on the band's ...

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ABIOTIC Begins Recording Debut Album

South Florida's ABIOTIC entered Sonic Assault Studios in Cape Coral, Florida on April 23 with producer Charles J and engineer Phil Pluskota to begin recording its debut album for a late 2012 release via Metal Blade Records. The cover artwork for the CD will be created by Daniel McBride. ABIOTIC stormed onto the underground metal ...

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ARCH/MATHEOS Performs Live For First Time; Video Available

ARCH/MATHEOS — the new progressive rock band featuring FATES WARNING/OSI guitarist Jim Matheos and former FATES WARNING singer John Arch — played its first-ever show last night (Saturday, April 28) at the Keep It True XV festival Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The band's lineup for the performance was as follows: * John Arch (FATES WARNING) ...

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GHOST: 'We Like BEACH BOYS'

Noisey, Vice magazine's music channel, has uploaded video footage of "a nameless ghoul" from the mysterious Swedish buzz metal act GHOST talking about Satan's faith in his band and his band's faith in the BEACH BOYS. Check out the clip below. GHOST cult leader "Papa Emeritus" (rumored to be REPUGNANT/SUBVISION's Tobias Forge, who takes the ...

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