July 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEVIN TOWNSEND Interviewed By 'The Metallic Onslaught' (Video)

Rick Horton and Randy Smith of The Metallic Onslaught conducted an interview with Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend before Devin's July 18, 2011 concert at the Montage Music Hall in Rochester, New York. You can now watch the chat below. Townsend released "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be ...

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Australia's VOYAGER Signs With SENSORY RECORDS

Western Australia's masters of progressive metal experimentation VOYAGER have signed with the New Jersey-based prog metal pros at Sensory Records for the release of the band's upcoming fourth full-length album, "The Meaning Of I". Conceived in 1999 by German-born musician Danny Estrin, VOYAGER is certainly well known throughout the prog metal circuit worldwide, having carved ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Guitarist Interviewed On 'Metal Mutilation' (Video)

Nathan Katsiaficas of the WMHB 89.7 FM metal radio show called "Metal Mutilation" conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Heylmun of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE on July 22, 2011 at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts. You can now watch the chat below. SUICIDE SILENCE's new album, ...

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CHEAP TRICK Wants Bands, Crews And Fans Protected

On July 17, CHEAP TRICK and its crew, along with other stage personnel, narrowly averted death when the MNBA Stage roof at the 2011 Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest fell on the stage during their evening performance. Several thousand fans were also lucky to escape basically unharmed. While honored by the concern and support expressed for their ...

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MEGADETH Bassist Interviewed At HEAVY T.O. Festival (Video)

Mike Sullivan of ExploreMusic conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson at this year's edition of the Heavy T.O. festival, which was held July 23-24, 2011 at Downsview Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. MEGADETH's new album, "TH1RT3EN", is tentatively due in November via Roadrunner Records. The CD ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Interviewed By KAAOS TV (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with vocalist Angela Gossow of Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY at this year's edition of the Tuska open-air metal festival, which was held July 22-24, 2011 at Suvilahti in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. ARCH ENEMY has just released its official iPhone app. The app will ...

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Reunited SWORD To Record New Studio Album

Reunited '80s Montreal power metallers SWORD (not to be confused with Texas-based luminaries THE SWORD) will hold a band meeting next week to discuss the timeline for the recording and release of the group's third studio album. More information will be made available soon. SWORD played its first show in more than 20 years on ...

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