August 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

EVANESCENCE: New Album Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for EVANESCENCE's forthcoming third, self-titled album can be seen below. The CD will be released on October 11 via Wind-Up Records. "Evanescence" was recorded at Nashville's Blackbird Studio with producer Nick Raskulinecz (RUSH, FOO FIGHTERS, VELVET REVOLVER, DEATH ANGEL, TRIVIUM). EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee began recording an album last year with producer ...

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LOCK UP Drummer NICK BARKER: New Video Interview

Hectic Case conducted an interview with Nick Barker (LOCK UP, CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) after the BENEDICTION concert at the Eisenwahn Festival, not far from Frankfurt, Germany, on July 29. He speaks about the death of guitar player Jesse Pintado (NAPALM DEATH, LOCK UP); the reformation of BENEDICTION thanks to the invitation ...

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ADAGIO Guitarist Signs With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Guitarist Stphan Fort of French neo-classical metallers ADAGIO has signed a worldwide deal with Listenable Records for the release of his first instrumental solo album, "The Shadows Compendium". The CD features several guests such as Jeff Loomis, Mattias Eklundh, Glen Drover, Daniele Gottardo and Derek Taylor. Commented Stphan: "I am very happy to sign with ...

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KITTIE: 'We Are The Lamb' Video Released

"We Are The Lamb", the new video from the veteran all-girl Canadian metal outfit KITTIE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's sixth album, "I've Failed You", which is being released on August 30 via eOne Music. The CD was recorded at Beach Road Studios in Goderich, Ontario, Canada. The band once ...

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OFFICIUM TRISTE Putting Finishing Touches On New Album Recordings

Dutch "atmospheric doomsters" OFFICIUM TRISTE entered the studio of the band's keyboardist, Martin Kwakernaak, in April to begin recording their fifth full-length album, tentatively titled "Mors Viri". The group states, "Everything has been recorded except for a small acoustic guitar piece in one of the songs that Martin will record shortly. Then Martin needs to ...

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MAGNUM: 'Evolution' Album Details Revealed

Hugely influential British melodic hard rock group MAGNUM will release its new album, "Evolution", in Europe on November 14 via Steamhammer/SPV. The set will come in a high-value ecol book. MAGNUM's lineup of guitarist/songwriter/producer Tony Clarkin, vocalist Bob Catley, keyboard player Mark Stanway, bassist Al Barrow and drummer Harry James excelled itself on "Evolution", which ...

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