December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALL THAT REMAINS: Video Interview Available

Shockhound.com has posted a video interview with Phil Labonte (vocals), Jeanne Sagan (bass) and Jason Costa (drums) of the Massachusetts metal band ALL THAT REMAINS conducted this past summer. They discuss "alcohol, perseverance, and getting 'pwn3d' at Halo by a seven-year-old kid." Watch the four-minute chat below. After cancelling several shows last week due to ...

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LA FIN DU MONDE Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Chico, California-based atmospheric/instrumental act LA FIN DU MONDE is putting the finishing touches on its new album, "Monolith", at Prairie Sun studio (NINE INCH NAILS, MELVINS, HIGH ON FIRE) in Cotati, California. A March 2009 release is expected. LA FIN DU MONDE's 2007 album, "Life As it Should Be", a solid grouping of memorable, instrumental ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman's 'Rants'; Final Clip Posted Online

The Australian branch of Roadrunner Records has posted the sixth and final video in a series of clips featuring MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, aptly titled "Robb Flynn's Rants." In the latest installment, which can be viewed below, Robb tells the viewers what's in store for MACHINE HEAD in 2009. The special edition of "The ...

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CIRCUS OF POWER Debut To Be Reissued

Late '80s/early '90s hard rock band CIRCUS OF POWER will have its classic 1988 self-titled debut album reissued through Rock Candy Records. The LP, which was originally issued through RCA Records, will be remastered and will include a 14-page booklet as well as a 4,000-word essay about the band. A tribute album to CIRCUS OF ...

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KOLDBRANN Confirmed For Germany's BARTHER METAL OPENAIR Festival

Norwegian black metallers KOLDBRANN have been confirmed for next year's Barther Metal Openair festival, set to take place August 14-15, 2009 in Barth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK MESSIAH BLISS OF FLESH DARKENED NOCTURN SLAUGHTERCULT DORNENREICH DRACONIS INFERNUM ENDLESS DISTRUST GRABAK ISTAPP KOLDBRANN LAY DOWN ROTTEN MOLOCH NEFARIUM NIDHØGG OBSCURITY ...

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VREID: New Song Posted Online

VREID, the Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar), has posted a new song, "Speak Goddamnitt", on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's fourth album, "Milorg", which is scheduled for release in Norway on January 5, 2009 via Indie Recordings (January 19 ...

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CHIMAIRA: Support Bands Announced For Christmas Show

Cleveland's CHIMAIRA will play its ninth annual Christmas show on December 30 at the House of Blues in the band's hometown. Tickets will be priced $9.99. The complete billing for the concert is as follows: Side stage (sponsored by Straight Razor Entertainment): MALICE 213 ARK PENINSULA PHILO OHIO SKY 2ND HALF Main stage: CAUSTIC FORGED ...

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