October 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

ICED EARTH: 'Dystopia' Video Released

ICED EARTH's video for the song "Dystopia" can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's new album, which has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #23 Austria: #51 Switzerland: #53 United States: #67 Holland: #85 Belgium: #96 U.K. (Rock Chart): #18 "Dystopia" sold around 6,100 copies in the United ...

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TRIVIUM: 'Built To Fall' Video Released

"Built To Fall", the new video from Florida metallers TRIVIUM, can be seen below (courtesy of MetalItalia.com). The clip was directed by Ramon Boutviseth, who has previously worked with DARKEST HOUR, INCUBUS and ALL THAT REMAINS, among others. "Built To Fall" comes off TRIVIUM's latest album, "In Waves", which sold 22,000 copies in ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says VAN HALEN Used Tapes Of MICHAEL ANTHONY's Vocals

According to The Pulse Of Radio, ex-VAN HALEN vocalist Sammy Hagar has accused the band of using tapes of backing vocals originally done by ex-VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony on its 2007/2008 reunion tour, for which Anthony was replaced by guitarist Eddie Van Halen's teenage son Wolfgang. Hagar told Attention Deficit Delirium, "Those vocal harmonies ...

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Classic ANVIL Albums To Be Reissued In Europe

Three classic albums from Canadian metal legends ANVIL "Strength Of Steel" (1987), "Pound For Pound" (1988) and "Worth The Weight" (1991) will be made available in Europe through SPV/Steamhammer as high-class digipak re-releases with new booklets, including liner notes from Steve "Lips" Kudlow (guitar, vocals) and Robb Reiner (drums). There will also be gatefold LP ...

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OPETH Frontman Interviewed By Nardwuar (Video)

Canadian comic interviewer Nardwuar conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Mikael kerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH before the band's October 13, 2011 concert in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. OPETH's new album, "Heritage", sold 19,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: 'Contain Us' Box Set Details Revealed

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend will release a monumental box set called "Contain Us". The set, which was designed and created by Man Alive's Tom Bejgrowicz (who also conceived the classic and must-have MISFITS "Coffin" box set), is the ultimate collection for every diehard Devin fan. Some highlights of the box are outlined below. * A ...

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