January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

ENTHRONED: New Album Title Announced

Belgian black metal band ENTHRONED has set "Pentagrammaton" as the title of its new album, due later in the year via Regain Records. Frontman Nornagest previously stated about the group's new material, "What we got until now promises that the next album will be crushing and will definitely continue where [2007's] 'Tetra Karcist' stopped." "Tetra ...

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CEPHALECTOMY: New Album To Be Made Available As Free Download

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada-based death/grind metallers CEPHALECTOMY have issued the following update: "CEPHALECTOMY has decided to make their upcoming album, 'An Epitaph To Tranquility', a free download, which will be available on their website when completed. Instead of sinking money into CDs, which they feel is a dying format, CEPHALECTOMY will put those funds towards ...

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CKY To Release 'Carver City' In May

CKY has completed mixing its fourth album, entitled "Carver City", for a May 19 release via Roadrunner Records. As with all their previous efforts, "Carver City" was produced by the band's guitarist Chad I Ginsburg. The CD was recorded at Studio CIG in the band's home state of Pennsylvania and mixed by Ginsburg and Phil ...

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LONDON Reuniting For First Show In 21 Years

Hollywood '80s metal band LONDON — best known for its hilarious appearance in the Penelope Spheeris documentary film "Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years" (and whose former members include Nikki Sixx, Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Steven Adler, Blackie Lawless and Fred Coury) — will reunite for its first live show in 21 years ...

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BIGFOOT Recording Three New Songs

BIGFOOT, the new band featuring former members of ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, GONZALEZ and ASPHALT BLASTER, entered Blue Light Studios in Douglasville, Georgia on January 27 with producer Rachel Bolan (SKID ROW) and engineer Brian Collins to begin recording three new songs. Jim Hall and Micheal Faulkner enlisted drummer Kevin Watford (ex-GONZALEZ) and second guitarist Evil Jim ...

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AZARATH: 'Praise The Beast' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Praise the Beast", the fourth album from Polish black/death metallers AZARATH, can be viewed below. The art was created by Ataman Tolovy (STILLBORN). "Praise the Beast" is scheduled for a spring release via Agonia Records. The effort will contain 10 new songs and will be made available as a standard CD, ...

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INFERNO: New Album Update

Czech Republic-based black metallers INFERNO are putting the finishing touches on their fifth album, entitled "Black Devotion", at Hellsound Studio. "It is with no doubt our best album to date," says vocalist Adramelech. In existence since 1996, INFERNO has released four studio efforts so far. According to the band's official bio, INFERNO's music and lyrics ...

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IMPIETY Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Singapore's very own blackened death metal warmongers IMPIETY are putting the finishing touches on their sixth full-length album, "Terroreign (Apocalyptic Armageddon Command)", due later in the year via Agonia Records. According to the label, "Terroreign" is "nothing but pure carnage throughout and will, in fact, be the strongest release in the band's discography." IMPIETY's recording ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Working Title For New Album Revealed

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has set "What Lies Beneath" as the working title of her new solo album, tentatively due before the end of the year. She says, "With [2007's] 'My Winter Storm', I chose the name of the album in the early stages and that helped me to create the concept for the ...

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