April 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

STRATOVARIUS Frontman Interviewed On 'MSRcast' (Audio)

Long-running metal podcast MSRcast, part of Metal Injection Radio, recently conducted an interview with Timo Kotipelto, lead vocalist of Finnish metallers STRATOVARIUS. They discuss lots of great metal topics, including touring, the band's brand new album, "Elysium"; Timo's solo career; and even get into the topic of STRATOVARIUS' former guitarist Timo Tolkki. The ...

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EMERGENCY GATE Announces New Drummer

German metallers EMERGENCY GATE have recruited Raphael Saini (CHAOSWAVE, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS) as their new drummer. The band is working on material for a new album which it plans to record later in the year for an early 2012 release. A new video message from EMERGENCY GATE can be viewed below. EMERGENCY GATE's latest CD, ...

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PAIN: New Song To Premiere On Swedish Radio

"Dirty Woman", a brand new song from PAIN, the Swedish industrial metal outfit led by musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, will be premiered on Sweden's biggest rock radio station Bandit Rock on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. during the "Bandit Most Wanted" show. Commented the band: "Our goal is to get as many votes and ...

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SIX FEET UNDER: First Performance Footage Of New Lineup

Video footage of the brand new touring lineup of the Florida-based death metal band SIX FEET UNDER performing on April 2, 2011 at Alte Spinnerei in Glauchau, Germany as part of the "Wake The Night Tour 2011" can be viewed below. SIX FEET UNDER's current lineup includes guitarist Rob Arnold (CHIMAIRA) and drummer Kevin Talley ...

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PSYCHOTIC WALTZ: Tilburg Footage Available

Video footage of reunited San Diego, California-based progressive metallers PSYCHOTIC WALTZ's March 20, 2011 performance at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands during the "Power Of Metal" European tour can be viewed below. PSYCHOTIC WALTZ played a 45-minute set on the trek, which will also featured NEVERMORE, SYMPHONY X, MERCENARY and THAUROROD. This marked PSYCHOTIC WALTZ's ...

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EVILE Interviewed By 'The Metalheadz' (Video)

"The Metalheadz" presenter Sian Parry conducted an interview with British thrashers EVILE at the Hammerfest, which took place March 18-19, 2011 in Prestatyn, North Wales. You can now watch the chat below. EVILE entered Parlour Studios on March 20 with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR) to begin recording the follow-up to 2009's "Infected ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Headline Turkey's SONISPHERE

British metal legends IRON MAIDEN will headline the Turkish edition of the Sonisphere festival, which is set to take place on Sunday, June 19 at Kucukciftlik Park in Istanbul. Also scheduled appear are ALICE COOPER, SLIPKNOT, IN FLAMES and MASTODON. For more information, click here. All IRON MAIDEN shows for 2011 have now ...

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