March 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

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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MIKE PORTNOY Talks Current Projects, Future Plans (Video)

Former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy recently spoke to Remo percussion about his current projects and future plans. Check out the footage in two parts below. Just days after it was announced that he'd been dismissed as the touring drummer for AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Portnoy revealed that he tried to rejoin DREAM THEATER, and was rebuffed. ...

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'American Idol' Contestant Performs JUDAS PRIEST Classic (Video)

21-year-old "American Idol" contestant James Durbin took to the stage earlier tonight (Tuesday, March 1) performing a cover version of the JUDAS PRIEST classic "You Got Another Thing Coming". His rendition marked the first time, according to AEROSMITH singer and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler, where a JUDAS PRIEST single was performed on the "Idol" ...

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