March 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE IRON MAIDENS Set New Ticket Sales Record In Venezuela

THE IRON MAIDENS, the world's only female tribute to the legendary band IRON MAIDEN, recently returned from its South American debut tour where they not only helped break ticket sales records but made music history as well. Selling 6,000 tickets in the first 12 hours for the Gillmanfest-Barquismetal 2011 Venezuelan festival, they "beat out previous ...

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HAMMERFALL To Play Two 'Infected' Preview Shows In Germany

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL are back with a new album, "Infected", which is set for European release on May 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. To celebrate the occasion, the band decided to play two exclusive shows in Germany where fans can listen to the entire CD three weeks before its release. Tickets to the show ...

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THE AMENTA Recruits Second Guitarist For Upcoming Tour

Australian extreme music collective THE AMENTA has announced a new addition to the group's ranks for the upcoming tour in support of the enormous multimedia release, "V01D". Tim Aldridge will be joining the band on the trek as a second guitarist. Devout metalheads will remember Tim as the driving force behind one of Australia's greatest ...

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TETHRA: 'Everyone Must Die' Video Released

"Everyone Must Die", the new video from the Italian death/doom band TETHRA, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed with director Stefano Visintin, who is best known for his short horror films "Agonia", "The Heiress" and "Agony II". "Everyone Must Die" comes off TETHRA's first mini-CD, "At The Gates Of Doom", which was released ...

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DEVILDRIVER Bassist Quits

Bassist Jonathan Miller of Santa Barbara, California metallers DEVILDRIVER has released the following statement: "I just wanted to thank all of the DEVILDRIVER fans around the world for their die-hard love and support for the past nine years. "Yesterday, I decided to leave DEVILDRIVER. It was the most difficult decision of my life but it ...

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ARCHITECTS: 'Heartburn' Video Released

"Heartburn", the new video from British metallers ARCHITECTS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "The Here And Now", which sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 47 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which ...

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ARGUS: New Album Details Revealed

Pennsylvania's ARGUS, which features the powerful voice of former PENANCE vocalist Butch Balich, will release its sophomore album, "Boldly Stride The Doomed", on May 3 via the Italian heavy metal label Cruz Del Sur Music. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Abandoning The Gates Of Byzantium 02. A Curse On The ...

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VISION OF DISORDER To Enter Studio In May

New York hardcore-metallists VISION OF DISORDER (a.k.a. V.O.D.) are planning to enter the studio in May to begin recording their first album in a decade. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Hard Times", "Annihilator" and "Be Up On It". "The songs are what you would expect from V.O.D. — very aggressive and melodic," ...

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