March 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEFENDER: First Demo Track To Debut Tomorrow

DEFENDER, the newly formed Los Angeles-based heavy metal band featuring founding CELLADOR members Bill Hudson (guitar) and Mikey Gremio (vocals) alongside ZODIAC MINDWARP/ex-REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE drummer Bruno Agra, will debut its first demo track, entitled "Out Of Time", tomorrow (March 3) at 12 p.m. CST. Drawing influences from classics like IRON MAIDEN, PANTERA, HELLOWEEN, SKID ROW ...

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VINCE NEIL On Most Recent DUI Charge: 'I Just Made A Mistake'

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil's new girlfriend, Alicia Jacobs, entertainment reporter at KSNV-TV, conducted an interview with Neil earlier this week about what it was like to spend 10 days in jail for a DUI charge stemming from his arrest in June 2010 after a party at the Las Vegas Hilton. The Jacobs-Neil interview, which ...

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DRAGONFORCE Announces New Singer

U.K. based metal heroes DRAGONFORCE have announced that their long search for a new vocalist is finally over. After entries from thousands of hopefuls across the globe, the shredmasters supreme welcome 23-year-old Marc Hudson to the band to fill the boots left by ZP Theart, who parted ways with the band in March of last ...

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PEARL JAM, Others Join Apparel Company's Environmental Initiative

The Pulse Of Radio reports that PEARL JAM is one of the many musical acts teaming with the Patagonia apparel company to raise money for environmental organizations endorsed by the artists themselves. According to Billboard, the acts are all part of a new initiative that launched on Tuesday (March 1) at Patagonia's official web site. ...

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SOUNDGARDEN To Enter Studio 'In About A Week,' Says CHRIS CORNELL

Reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will enter a Seattle-area studio in about a week with producer Adam Kasper (who worked on SOUNDGARDEN's last LP, 1996's "Down On The Upside") to begin recording their new album. The quartet — singer Chris Cornell, guitarist Kim Thayil, drummer Matt Cameron, and bassist Ben Shepherd — plans to spend as ...

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OUTCAST: New Song Available For Streaming

"Elements", a brand new song from the Paris, France-based death/thrash metal band OUTCAST, can be streamed below. The track comes off the group's third album, "Awaken The Reason", which is due later in the year. The CD was mixed at Split Second Sound studio in Amsterdam, Holland with Jochem Jacobs (TEXTURES) and was mastered by ...

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Denmark's ESSENCE Taps Producer PETER TÄGTGREN For Next Album

Danish thrashers ESSENCE will enter Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden on February 13, 2012 with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) to begin recording their sophomore album. The CD will be mastered at Black Lounge Studio by SCAR SYMMETRY guitarist Jonas Kjellgren. Commented ESSENCE: "We feel incredibly honored and grateful that Peter will produce ...

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INFESTUS: 'E x | I s t' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

German black metal heathens INFESTUS will release their new album, "E x | I s t", on May 19 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Debemur Morti Productions. The impressive front cover drawing was executed by French artist Eric Lacombe and can be viewed below. "E x | I s t" track listing: ...

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