January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEBAUCHERY To Release New Album In April

Frontman Thomas "The Bloodbeast" Gurrath of German death metallers DEBAUCHERY has issued the following update: "We are back from our 'Blood God Rising In The East World Tour 2008', which brought us to 16 countries and even to the People's Republic of China. Thanks to all of you crazy guys and girls who checked out ...

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BACK FROM ASHES Completes Work On New EP

Phoenix, Arizona-based metallers BACK FROM ASHES have completed work on a self- titled EP. The CD was recorded at Crush Recording in Scottsdale, Arizona with Ryan Greene (MEGADETH, F5) and contains six songs, including "Welcome to Me". BACK FROM ASHES draws influences from such bands as SLIPKNOT, ILL NINO and MUDVAYNE. The group delivers "a ...

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AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Was Australia's Third-Highest-Selling Album Of 2008

News.com.au reports that AC/DC's "Black Ice" was the third-highest-selling album in Australia in 2008, according to end-of-year charts compiled by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). It was narrowly beaten by the KINGS OF LEON's "Only By the Night" and PINK's "Funhouse". AC/DC also contributed 13 titles from its back catalogue to the Top 100 ...

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THE EXALTED PILEDRIVER Guitarist Begins Work On New Material

Guitarist Kinky Pork Cream of the Canadian cult metal band THE EXALTED PILEDRIVER (a.k.a. PILEDRIVER) has issued the following update: "We finally have a new album and we are working on a tour of Europe for this summer. Also there are plans for many more Canadian dates. Hopefully these plans go through as they are ...

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TIWANAKU: New Demo Tracks Posted Online

TIWANAKU, the central Florida-based metal band featuring Wade Black (CRIMSON GLORY) on vocals, Emo Mowery (ex-NOCTURNUS) on guitar/vocals and Mike Estes (BURNING INSIDE, ACHERON) on guitar, has posted two new demo tracks on its official web site. Check out "Playing God" and "Ghost War" at this location. TIWANAKU is preparing to enter the ...

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SCORPIONS Featuring Guest Appearance By SEPULTURA Guitarist: Pro-Shot Footage Available

Professionally filmed video footage of SCORPIONS' September 7, 2008 concert in Recife, Brazil can be viewed below. The show, which originally aired on Brazilian TV, featured guest appearances by the following musicians: Guests: Mikael Mutti (keyboards) Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA) (guitar) Daniela Aguiar (backing vocal) Flávia Mendonça (Backing vocal) Ana Oliveira (Backing vocal) André Reis (percusion) ...

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DISTURBED: Video Interview With DAVID DRAIMAN Available

Austria's Mulatschag.TV has posted an eight-minute interview with DISTURBED frontman David Draiman conducted during the band's most recent European tour. Draiman talks about the fact that he has no tattoos, why he dislikes clowns, and a possible DISTURBED show in Israel. Watch the footage below. DISTURBED recently tapped Noble Jones (HIM, SEVENDUST) to direct the ...

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