September 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

STATIC-X: New Video Interview Posted Online

On September 23, Jeremy Lafrentz of Backstage Entertainment conducted an interview with STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static and Wayne's wife Tera Wray at the Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska. You can now watch the chat below. Bassist Brent Ashley left STATIC-X earlier in the month. His final show with the band took place on September 1 ...

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BLACK ROBOT To Release New Single

Los Angeles -based hard rock band BLACK ROBOT will release the first single from its forthcoming album, "Woman", on October 19. The song "Circles" will be available as a free download exclusively at the group's web site, www.blackrobotmusic.com. "'Circles' is song about my lifelong struggle facing demons and coming full circle," says BLACK ...

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NAILS Preparing To Record New Album

Southern California's NAILS will enter Godcity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts in late December with CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou to begin recording its new album, "Abandon All Life", for a spring release on Southern Lord. Following the release of the band's split seven-inch single with SKIN LIKE IRON that blazed the masses in January, NAILS will drop ...

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A Marriage Proposal Of EPICA Proportions

An EPICA fan asked his girlfriend to marry him during the Dutch band's concert last night (Wednesday, September 26) at Teatro Caupolicán in Santiago, Chile. After performing the song "Sancta Terra", EPICA guitarist/vocalist Mark Jansen told the audience that something special was about to happen, and he called a fan from the audience named Roberto ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Announces New Bassist

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have announced the addition of bassist Erkki Silvennoinen to the group's ranks. Commented the band: "We're glad to finally make it official and announce that OMNIUM GATHERUM is a real six-piece troop again — we welcome Erkki Silvennoinen as a new bass player to OMNIUM GATHERUM. Erkki is a ...

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ACCEPT Connects With True Fans On Mobile Backstage

Reformed German heavy metal legends ACCEPT, after kicking off their tour, are launching a new fan community on Mobile Backstage to connect with their true fans. Accept Mobile Backstage is a community for the most loyal fans of the band. It allows the band and their fans to interact and share their experiences in an ...

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EPICA: Buenos Aires Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of EPICA's September 25 performance at Teatro de Flores in Buenos Aires, Argentina can be seen below. EPICA will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special performance, dubbed "Retrospect", which will take place on March 23, 2013 at Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, Holland. "Retrospect" will be EPICA's most ambitious project to date, joined ...

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ALONG CAME A SPIDER Signs With STANDBY RECORDS

Standby Records has announced the signing of Cleveland modern metallers ALONG CAME A SPIDER. The band's new album, "If We Were Normal Men", will be released on October 30. The CD was recorded, engineered and mixed at Studio D Productions in Cleveland with producer Don DeBiase, who has previously worked with MODERN DAY ESCAPE. Regarding ...

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