April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

Portugal's MALEVOLENCE: New Album Details Revealed

Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE have set "Antithetical" as the title of their forthcoming third album. The main theme of the CD illustrates a razor-sharp concept inspired from Ancient Greek Etymology (1580s, from Gk. Antithetikos) that reflects the diametrical opposition to a number of propositions consisting in the revelation of a divergent thought. Pertaining to ...

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ANGEL KING To Release Debut Album Next Month

Swedish rockers ANGEL KING will release their debut album, "World Of Pain", on May 18 via Meantime Music (a division of Yesterrock). Formed in late 2010, ANGEL KING is a Stockholm-based quartet playing sleaze/glam rock. Before the band even had existed, guitar player Jack Vegas had worked on song ideas for a couple of years, ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS: 'Oceania' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will release their new album, "Oceania", on June 19 via EMI Label Services/Caroline distribution. Produced by THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' frontman Billy Corgan, "Oceania" is an intense and dynamic offering that will appeal to new and existing fans of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS alike. "Oceania", the band's seventh studio record, is “an album within ...

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THE AGONIST: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Prisoners' Photo Shoot

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based photographer Von Wong has posted behind-the-scenes video footage from the photo shoot for THE AGONIST's forthcoming album, "Prisoners". Check out the four-minute clip below. Commented Wong: "Alissa [White-Gluz, vocals] from THE AGONIST contacted me two weeks before shoot deadline to ask me if we could put together some sort of crazy shoot. ...

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LACONIC Signs With SWIMMING WITH SHARKS RECORDS

Phoenix, Arizona's LACONIC has inked a deal with Swimming With Sharks Records. The band's new album, "For The Life Of One", was recorded by notable producer Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, DROWNING POOL, BREAKING BENJAMIN). Fans of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, AS I LAY DYING, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and ALL THAT REMAINS will immediately identify with LACONIC's melodic ...

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CONQUEST Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

St. Louis, Missouri-based power/thrash metallers CONQUEST are putting the finishing touches on their new album, "The War We Rage", for a summer/fall release via Dark Star Records. Produced once again by CONQUEST lead singer Derrick Brumley, the CD is being engineered by Adam Long, who also worked on the band's debut album, "End Of Days". ...

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