July 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

MASTODON And FEIST Release Digital Version Of Record Store Day Split Single 'Feistodon'

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON and Canadian singer-songwriter Feist have announced that they have released a digital version of their popular seven-inch vinyl single, "A Commotion" / "Black Tongue" via Warner Bros. Records and Cherrytree/Interscope Records. The tracks are available at all participating digital retailers. This highly sought-after release also includes a special interactive "A Commotion" ...

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SOIL Bassist: My Heart Goes Out To RANDY BLYTHE

SOIL bassist Tim King (pictured below) is one of a number of musicians who have come out in support of LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe, who is facing manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic. Blythe, 41, is accused of causing the fatal injury that occurred at LAMB OF GOD's May 24, 2010 show in ...

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VOIVOD Guitarist Performs 'Symphonic' Versions Of METALLICA Classics (Video)

Former MARTYR and current VOIVOD guitarist Daniel Mongrain was invited to perform a 15-song set of METALLICA classics with the Academis Les Estacades symphonic orchestra from his hometown of Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada under the direction of Sebastien Lepine (SLP) and longtime friends Martin Carbonneau (guitar), Bob St-Laurent (vocals), Rock Laroche (bass) and Simon Lanoglois (drums). ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM: Fourth 'Silencing Machine' Studio Webisode

Chicago-based extremists NACHTMYSTIUM will release their sixth album, "Silencing Machine", on July 31 via Century Media Records. The CD, which is described by frontman/lead guitarist Blake Judd as "a fuckin' black metal record," was recorded at Engine Studios with the band's own synths/electronics specialist Sanford Parker (YOB, PELICAN) handling production duties. To give fans a ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: 'The Taking' Feature Film Trailer Released

The official trailer for "The Taking", the upcoming feature film starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes/music videos will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE Parts Ways With Drummer

Los Angeles metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE have parted ways with drummer Art Cruz due to creative differences. "After many years of having Art Cruz with us we have decided its best for both parties involved to go our separate ways," states WINDS OF PLAGUE vocalist Johnny Plague. "Art is a great drummer and I'm sure ...

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