January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

OFFICIUM TRISTE Celebrating 15th Year 'In The Business'

Dutch "atmospheric doomsters" OFFICIUM TRISTE have issued the following update: "April marks our 15th year in the business. We started out in April 1994 so do the math. To coincide with this anniversary, a tour with EVOKEN and ISOLE is being set up. A couple of shows have already been booked and the others soon ...

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DEVILS WHOREHOUSE Completes Recording New Album

DEVILS WHOREHOUSE — the "horror-death rock" side-project of MARDUK guitarist Morgan Håkansson — has finished recording its new full-length album. The CD is currently being mixed and is set to be unleashed during early spring via Regain Records. The album title and track listing will be unveiled during the coming days. The first live shows ...

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STRYPER: More 'Murder By Pride' Audio Samples Available

Reactivated Christian hard rockers STRYPER have released more audio samples from their forthcoming album, "Murder By Pride". Check them out below. (Note: YouTube clip "Part 3" contains the three most recent audio samples.) "Murder By Pride" track listing: 01. Eclipse Of The Son (4:04) 02. 4 Leaf Clover (3:42) 03. Peace Of Mind (3:58) 04. ...

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ABACABB: New Songs Posted Online

Washington, D.C. death metallers ABACABB have posted three songs from their upcoming album, "Survivalist", due on January 20 via Sumerian Records. Check out the tracks "Survivalist", "Regression" and "Addiction" at this location. ABACABB will take part in the Crush 'Em All tour alongside other Sumerian bands VEIL OF MAYA, AFTER THE BURIAL and FELL SILENT. ...

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JON LORD Shatters LARS ULRICH's DEEP PURPLE Dream

Former DEEP PURPLE keyboardist Jon Lord has commented on rumors of a possible reunion of the DEEP PURPLE Mk III lineup featuring a special guest appearance by METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich. In separate interviews for February edition of Classic Rock magazine (issue No.128), David Coverdale (vocals), Glenn Hughes (bass, vocals) and Jon Lord ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Celebrating New 'Halloween' In August

The Pulse of Radio reports that Rob Zombie's upcoming sequel to his 2007 horror hit "Halloween", tentatively titled "H2", will arrive on August 28, 2009, according to ComingSoon.net. The first film came out on the same weekend two years ago, on August 31. That leaves Zombie just under eight months to write, cast, shoot, and ...

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EDGE OF ANGER Adds Two Guitarists

Dutch melodic metal band EDGE OF ANGER has issued the following update: "Let's start the New Year with the announcement that two great guitar players have joined our team; we welcome Noud Smeets and Jacco Dekker, both lead guitar players and both bring the band to a higher level. Wietze [guitar, vocals] is now fully ...

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Meet KERRY KING Of SLAYER At Anaheim SUPERCROSS

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King will be take part in a special fan meet-and-greet at the Jägermeister Pit Area at Supercross at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California on Saturday, January 17 at 4:00 p.m. Be sure to stick around for a FREE live performance from the band STRUNG OUT at 5:00 p.m. on the Jägermeister Mobile ...

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