January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

ESP Unveils SLAYER 'Reign In Blood' Guitar

Back in 1986, SLAYER released its landmark album "Reign In Blood" that helped shape the sound of metal for decades to come. 25 years later, it's high time to give that album the credit its due, and ESP is doing just that with the limited-edition Slayer-2011 guitar. Limited to just 250 guitars worldwide, the LTD ...

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THE BURNING: 'Hail The Horde' Video Released

"Hail The Horde", the new video from the hard-hitting Danish four-piece THE BURNING, can be viewed below. The clip features guest vocals from Scott and Bjørn Jensen (DAWN OF DEMISE). "Hail The Horde" is the title track of THE BURNING's new album, "Hail The Horde", which was released in October in Europe via Massacre Records. ...

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DESTRUCTION Announces North American Headlining Tour

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will embark on a North American headlining tour in April/May with support from Australia's DESTROYER 666. Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer: "It feels fantastic to return to North American shores for the first time after our return to Nuclear Blast with a new album as brutal as 'Day Of ...

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DEMONICAL Announces Touring Plans

DEMONICAL, the Swedish death metal band featuring past and present members from CENTINEX, GRAVE, REGURGITATE, INTERMENT, AMARAN, WORLD BELOW and DELLAMORTE, will headline the "Death Infernal Tour 2011" between May 3 and May 21 with support from Sweden's FERAL and U.K.'s GILLA BRUJA. The trek will include stops in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, ...

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PANTHEIST Signs With GRAU RECORDS

After several months of negotiations, U.K.-based doom metallers PANTHEIST have inked a three-album deal with the German label Grau Records. Comments the band: "We have been following Grau for years and have always been impressed by the quality of their material, so we feel honored to be part of their family now. We thank Tom ...

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DREAMING DEAD Announces Addition Of Lead Guitarist STEPHANIE PICKARD

Los Angeles-based extreme metal band DREAMING DEAD has announced the addition of lead guitarist Stephanie Pickard to the group's ranks. She and DREAMING DEAD singer/guitarist Elizabeth Schall form the most shredding female guitar tandem in metal today. Pickard studied with Bruce Bouillet and Paul Gilbert of legendary shred band RACER X. She became a Minarik ...

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MY OWN GRAVE: 'None Shall See' Video Released

"None Shall See", the new video from the Swedish death metal band MY OWN GRAVE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's latest album, "Necrology", which was released in July 2009 via Pulverised Records. The CD was produced by Dan Swanö at Unisound (DISSECTION, DARK FUNERAL) in Sweden while the artwork was ...

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EXODUS, KREATOR, DEATH ANGEL, SUICIDAL ANGELS Members Talk Thrash In New Video Interview

Eternal Terror's Paul Kearns conducted an interview with Gary Holt of San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS, Mille Petrozza of Germany's KREATOR, Nikos Melissourgos, guitarist/vocalist of Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS, and Rob Cavestany of San Francisco's DEATH ANGEL during the Thrashfest 2010 tour in December. You can now watch the chat in ...

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