December 2001 - Blabbermouth Archive

NONEXIST Preview Online!

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, have made available for download an MP3 clip of the track “Devil Incarnate” at this location. "Devil Incarnate" comes off the group's debut album, entitled Deus Deceptor, which is tentatively due to be released in January/February through New Hawen Records. ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Certified Diamond For Fifth Time!

LED ZEPPELIN's self-titled boxed set has been officially certified diamond by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of 10 million copies. ZEPPELIN's fifth diamond award, the latest certification ties the group with THE BEATLES as the artist with the most diamond awards to date. ...

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LIMP BIZKIT "Relax" Download!

An MP3 of LIMP BIZKIT's cover version of FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD's “Relax”, which was originally supposed to appear on the Zoolander soundtrack, only to get inexplicably omitted in favor of the POWERMAN 5000 rendition of the same tune, can be downloaded in its entirety from this location. ...

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CANDLEMASS Confirmed For Wacken, Other Acts Join In On The Action!

The reunited classic line-up of CANDLEMASS—vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh—have been officially confirmed for next year's Wacken Festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. As previously reported, CANDLEMASS will also perform at the 2002 installment of the ...

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MANMADEGOD Prepare To Unleash Debut Full-Length CD During May!

San Francisco Bay Area's MANMADEGOD, featuring former FORBIDDEN guitarist Craig Locicero and drummer Steve Jacobs, have completed the recording process for their as-yet-untitled debut CD for American Recordings at Los Angeles' Ocean Studios and will enter the Sol 7 facility on January 2nd to begin mixing the effort, which is tentatively due to be released ...

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EXODUS' Hunting Bravely Carries On With The Show!

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting nearly failed to join his bandmates for the group's performance at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill in Concord, California on Friday, December 21st after the condition of Hunting's father, who is suffering from cancer, reportedly took a turn for the worse. An as-yet-undisclosed stand-in drummer was recruited by the rest of ...

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