January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

RUDRA: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Singaporean metallers RUDRA have issued the following update: "The band is pleased to announce the title of the forthcoming album. The album shall bear the name 'Brahmavidya: Transcendental I'. It shall feature fourteen tracks with a total running time of about 70 minutes, produced by Joshua G. Nair and Sean Loo. However, the bad news ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST Working On New Album, DVD

Norwegian black metallers CARPATHIAN FOREST, who haven't performed live since 2006, have confirmed that they will play a few shows in 2009, including a co-headlining appearance at the Inferno festival, which will be held April 8-11, 2009 in Oslo. Since the band will not have a new album out to promote at these shows, CARPATHIAN ...

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VINNIE PAUL's New Year's Eve Party: Photos Available

Mauro Alvarez of Tomorrow's Productions has uploaded quality photos of drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott's (HELLYEAH, ex-PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) New Year's Eve party which was streamed live via the Internet on Ustream.com. The event included Vinnie Paul's live performance with his side project GASOLINE and some special secret musician friends. Vinnie Paul Abbott and his ...

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NECRONOMICON To Headline Spain's THRASHFEST MADRID

Classic German thrash metal band NECRONOMICON will headline the Thrashfest Madrid 2009 on January 17 at Ritmo & Compas in Madrid, Spain. The festival billing is as follows: NECRONOMICON AGGRESSION DEATH OVER THREAT KEYS TO ETERNITY A poster for the event can be found below. NECRONOMICON recently inked a deal with Xtreem Music. The group' ...

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AC/DC Retains Icy Grip On Euro Chart

According to Billboard.biz, Billboard's pan-European sales charts show a sixth aggregate week atop European Top 100 Albums chart for AC/DC's "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony BMG). The AC/DC album climbs 6-4 in Hungary, 7-5 in Austria and 7-6 in France. "Black Ice" was released in Germany as a limited-edition "steelbox" containing the CD, a 20-page ...

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TWISTED TOWER DIRE: Details Of Early-Album Reissues Revealed

On February 17, Heaven and Hell Records will re-release the first two TWISTED TOWER DIRE albums, "The Curse of Twisted Tower" and "Isle of Hydra". Each title will be made available as a limited-edition (1,000 copies) two-disc set featuring "a ton" of bonus material from the beginning of the band's career up through the time ...

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