January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER Schedules Radio Appearances

Philadelphia thrashers RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER will be interviewed tonight (Friday, January 30) on the "Rockers" show (hosted by Spike and Gordon) on the 94.1 FM WYSP radio station between midnight and 2:00 a.m. EST. You can listen to the program live via the Internet at 94WYSP.com. RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER will take part in a live ...

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ALESTORM: Munich Footage Available

Video footage of the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM performing on January 26, 2009 in Munich, Germany can be viewed below (clip uploaded by "eblinternational"). ALESTORM has set "Black Sails at Midnight" as the title of its new album, due in the spring via Napalm Records. The band released its debut album, "Captain Morgan's Revenge", ...

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PANTHEON I Parts Ways With Drummer, Begins Recording New Album

PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349) and guitarist John Espen Sagstad (TROLLFEST, SARKOM), has issued the following update: "A lot of things have been going on with the band lately. Dan [Theobald; drums] has left PANTHEON I to pursue different musical expressions. We wish him all the best and ...

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NIGHTWISH, APOCALYPTICA Confirmed For Germany's M'ERA LUNA FESTIVAL

NIGHTWISH, APOCALYPTICA and OOMPH! have been confirmed for the M'era Luna Festival, set to take place August 8-9, 2009 in Hildesheim, Germany. The festival blling is shaping up as follows: ALEXANDER VELJANOV APOCALYPTICA ASHBURY HEIGHTS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER FROZEN PLASMA GRENDEL NIGHTWISH OOMPH! PETER HEPPNER SCHELMISH SITD SUBWAY TO SALLY THE CRÜXSHADOWS THE PRODIGY TYSKE ...

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HELL WITHIN: New Song Posted Online

Massachusetts-based metallers HELL WITHIN have posted a new song, "Eternal Uprising", on their MySpace page. Three more cuts will be posted online one at a time in the weeks that follow. HELL WITHIN in 2007 parted ways singer Matt McChesney, who left to front Daytona Beach, Florida's THE AUTUMN OFFERING. The group has ...

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MINSK Begins Recording New Album

Chicago/Peoria, Illinois quartet MINSK has entered Volume Studios with the band's Sanford Parker producing to begin recording its third full-length album, "With Echoes In The Movement Of Stone", for a summer release via Relapse Records. In other news, MINSK has announced a number of regional shows for late February, touring alongside SWEET COBRA. The band ...

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MIDNIGHT, ORODRUIN Confirmed For TEMPLARS OF DOOM Festival

MIDNIGHT and ORODRUIN have been confirmed for the Templars of Doom festival, set to take place May 7-9 at the Melody Inn in Indianapolis, Indiana. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE ARGUS BACKWOODS PAYBACK BULLETWOLF EARTHEN GRAVE EARTHRIDE THE GATES OF SLUMBER HOUNDS OF HASSELVANDER IRON MAN LAIR OF THE ...

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'Brasil Heavy Metal' Documentary Teaser Available

A one-minute teaser for "Brasil Heavy Metal", the upcoming documentary about the Brazilian metal movement, can be viewed below. Due later in the year as a DVD+CD package, the film features interviews with more than 50 personalities who have been involved with the Brazilian metal scene since the early 1980s, including members of SEPULTURA, VULCANO, ...

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GRAVE DIGGER: Munich Footage Available

Video footage of GRAVE DIGGER's January 26, 2009 concert in Munich, Germany can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "eblinternational"). "Ballads Of A Hangman", the new album from GRAVE DIGGER, registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #31 Austria: #78 Switzerland: #81 The CD was released on January 9 via Austria's Napalm Records. Vocalist Chris ...

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