November 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR Completes Work On New Album

Chicago-based doomsters LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR have completed work on their new album, entitled "War Metal Battle Master". The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Horde Of Undead Vengeance 02. War Metal Battle Master 03. When The Ice Giants Slayed All 04. Terror Tyrannus 05. Slaughter The Bestial Legion 06. Black Viper ...

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Black Metallers BALFOR Announce New Drummer

Vortigern (SLAUGHTER BRUTE, ex-NOCTICULA) has joined the lineup of Ukrainian black metallers BALFOR as the replacement for Erland. Commented BALFOR frontman Thorgeir: "Unfortunately, Erland had to move and the considerable distance meant that it was very difficult for him to come to rehearsals, and indeed, we had to cancel a couple of gigs because of ...

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STYGIA Featuring Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ANNIHILATOR Members: Demo Tracks Available

STYGIA, the band featuring vocalist Mike Vescera (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, LOUDNESS, OBSESSION), drummer Mike Mangini (STEVE VAI, EXTREME, ANNIHILATOR), keyboardist Vitalij Kuprij (ARTENSION, RING OF FIRE), bassist Chris McCarvill (HOUSE OF LORDS, X FACTOR X, JEFF SCOTT SOTO, OBSESSION) and guitarist Todd Seitz, has posted three demo tracks on its MySpace page. Check out the songs ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Comments On DECAPITATED Drummer's Passing

BEHEMOTH mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski issued the following statement on Friday (November 2) regarding the passing of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died at the age of 23 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a recent road collision: "It's still so abstract to me…I don't know what to say, don't know what ...

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THE CULT Frontman: We Made This Album For Ourselves

The web site of the German branch of Roadrunner Records has been updated with the following interview with THE CULT frontman Ian Astbury: Q: When you wrote this album, was there a spark? Ian: THE CULT has been on ice so there was no point going through the motions of touring and recording if there ...

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LEATHERWOLF: Athens Performance Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of the legendary Orange County, California metal band LEATHERWOLF performing the song "Too Much" in Athens, Greece on November 1, 2007 can be viewed below. LEATHERWOLF's current shows are the band's first European dates since reuniting with original lead vocalist/guitarist Michael Olivieri and guitarist Carey Howe earlier in the year. The reconvened ...

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DARK SUNS Parts Ways With Keyboardist

German progressive dark metallers DARK SUNS have parted ways with keyboardist Thomas Bremer due to personal differences. A replacement keyboardist has not yet been announced. DARK SUNS' third album, "Existence", was released in 2005 via Prophecy Productions. The group is currently putting the finishing touches on the follow-up effort, tentatively due in early 2008. ...

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AT ALL COST: New Video Interview Posted Online

BandRescue conducted an interview with the Austin, Texas-based quintet AT ALL COST on November 1, 2007 while the band was in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Watch the interview in two parts below. AT ALL COST's latest CD, "Circle of Demons", was released on July 31 via Century Media. It is the follow-up to the group's debut offering, ...

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