March 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEVILDRIVER's 'Beast' Cracks U.S. Top 50

"Beast", the fifth album from Santa Barbara, California metallers DEVILDRIVER, sold a little over 11,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 42 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on February 22 via Roadrunner Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas ...

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KILLING MACHINE Announces New Lineup, Begins Work On Next Album

U.S. metal heavyweights KILLING MACHINE are set to make their return after a break with a new CD . The group's current lineup includes founding member and guitarist Peter Scheithauer (ex-TEMPLE OF BRUTALITY, BELLADONNA) alongside James Rivera (HELSTAR, VICIOUS RUMORS) on vocals, Jochen Mayer (CASANOVA, DOMAIN) on bass, Juan Garcia (AGENT STEEL) and Jon Dette ...

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RAM Completes Work On New Album

RAM, the traditional Gothenburg, Sweden-based heavy metal band featuring drummer Morgan Pettersson (ex-B-THONG), has completed work on its as-yet-untitled third album. The CD was recorded at Welfare Sounds Studios in the group's hometown and was mastered by Dragan Tanaskovic at Bohus Sound. RAM is currently "in negotiations" with "a number of record companies" concerning the ...

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MAYLENE & THE SONS OF DISASTER Hard At Work On New Album

Birmingham, Alabama hard rockers MAYLENE & THE SONS OF DISASTER are gearing up for a North American tour beginning March 23 in Kingston, Ontario. The 40-date trek with PROTEST THE HERO and TESSERACT will include stops in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. MAYLENE & THE SONS OF DISASTER spent much of the last ...

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THE AMENTA: 'V01D' Details Revealed

Australian extreme music collective THE AMENTA has revealed the track listing for its enormous multimedia release, "V01D". Combining the harsh, ugly electronics of previous works with a wall-of-noise approach to melody which has hitherto only been hinted, "V01D" is a true multimedia experience. "V01D" track listing: Audio 01. Empty 02. V01d (exclusive new song) 03. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: New OzTv Webisodes Available

The latest OzTV webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from OZZY OSBOURNE's concerts in Tampa, Florida (February 18); Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (February 20); and Jacksonville, Florida (February 22) can be viewed below. Ozzy Osbourne canceled his January 30 show in Reno, Nevada due to a "sudden illness." The concert has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 23. The ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Interviewed At 'Birmingham Guitar Show' (Video)

Amped conducted an interview with Duff McKagan (DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED, VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) at the Birmingham Guitar Show, which took place February 26-27 at the New Bingley Hall in Birmingham, England. You can now watch the chat below. Appearing in conjunction with Rotosound strings, McKagan conducted several signing sessions during the show, allowing ...

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