January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

THEATRE OF TRAGEDY: 'Last Curtain Call' DVD Detailed

Norway's THEATRE OF TRAGEDY will release a concert DVD, "Last Curtain Call", in May via AFM Records. According ot the band, "the live [footage] itself is finished and we are waiting to get the audiomix and master back. We are also working on some bonusmaterial like a tour movie, last rehearsal and the band meet ...

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Former SODOM Guitarist DIRK STRAHLMEIER Dies

Former SODOM guitarist Dirk Strahlmeier, who played with the band from 1995 through 1996, has passed away. Commented SODOM bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such: "As I learned from a reliable source, our ex-guitarist Dirk 'Strahli' Strahlmeier died this month in a hospital in Düsseldorf, Germany. Currently we don't know the exact circumstances of his death. Strahli ...

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MORDBRAND: Three New Songs Posted Online

Swedish death metallers MORDBRAND have posted three songs"Deliverance", "Graveyard Revisited" and "Deathbound" — from their upcoming six-track 10-inch EP, due in the early spring via Me Saco Un Ojo Records. The songs will also be available via iTunes and Spotify. MORDBRAND is: Per Boder (GOD MACABRE, MACABRE END) - Grunts Björn ...

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NECRONOCLAST: New Song Available For Streaming

"Veil Of Flies", a brand new song from the British black/doom metal band NECRONOCLAST, is available for streaming on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off the band's new album, "Ashes", which is scheduled for release on February 22 via Moribund Records. The cover artwork was created by Gabriel Byrne. "Ashes" track ...

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PLAAG Debut Album Due This Week

Belgian self-styled hell rock’n rollers PLAAG will release their debut album, "UGH!", on January 30 via Norway's MisantrofANTIRecords. The CD was recorded during 2009 and 2010, and was engineered and produced by PLAAG founder and frontman Somber, while mastering was carried out by CARPATHIAN FOREST bassist Daniel Vrangsinn. "UGH!", which is described by Somber as ...

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FIGURE FOUR's 'Suffering The Loss' To Be Released On Vinyl

Blood & Ink Records has announced the vinyl pressing of FIGURE FOUR's seminal hardcore album, "Suffering The Loss" (2003). Details are still coming together, but the label plans to have the LP out in time for the band's planned reunion at Rain Fest 2011 in late May, if not earlier. For those unfamiliar with FIGURE ...

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CRYPTOPSY Drummer's DIGITAL DOOMZDAY Project; Another Song Posted Online

Another new song from DIGITAL DOOMZDAY — the new project featuring main voice and lyric writer Roman Corkery (THE ROMAN EMPIRE), guitarist, main music writer and backup vocalist Rob Doherty (ex-INTO ETERNITY, PERICARDIUM) and drummer Flo Mounier (CRYPTOPSY) — can be streamed in the ReverbNation TuneWidget below. DIGITAL DOOMZDAY is a mix of hardcore rap ...

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COLD To Release 'Superfiction' In June; New Song Posted Online

Jacksonville, Florida hard rockers COLD will release their long-awaited fifth album, "Superfiction" (formerly "Epic"), on June 28 via Eleven Seven Music/SonicStar Records. The CD will reportedly contain ten tracks, including "Wicked World", a cover of AEROSMITH's "Dream On", "My Religion", "Star Of The Parade", "What Happens Now", "Welcome To My World", "So Long June", "The ...

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Vocalist PAUL BRITTON Quits SOLSTICE

Guitarist Rich Walker of the U.K. epic doom band SOLSTICE has issued the following update: "After our first couple of shows, Paul Britton has decided that he will end his tenure as the vocalist for SOLSTICE. We're all very sad to lose him, and it's not a reflection of the quality of Paul's voice or ...

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