December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

More CHUCK SCHULDINER Tribute Concerts Announced

Five more tribute concerts to late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED mastermind Chuck Schuldiner have been announced: ** Dec. 27 - Bogota, Colombia - Club Gotica Chuck Schuldiner Memorial Fest 2008 with SYMBOLIC and others, special guest: Steve DiGiorgio ** Dec. 20 - Izhevsk, Russia - U-Dance Club Hellmark Blast III: In Memory Of Chuck Schuldiner with MENSTRUAL ...

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SEPULTURA: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

Two new SEPULTURA songs — "The Treatment" and "We've Lost You" — are available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. Brazil's SEPULTURA is a prime example of an intelligent thrash metal act whose powerful compositions continue to tackle exciting and ingenious subjects. 1996 saw the band devote its landmark release "Roots" to ...

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DEFIANCE Completes Drum Tracks For New Album

Reunited Oakland, California thrashers DEFIANCE have finally completed all the drum tracks for their first album in over 15 years. According to the band, "Mark [Hernandez] knocked out the last four songs, and now we are gearing up for completing the guitar and bass tracks. The album will likely be released in spring of 2009 ...

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PROTEST THE HERO: New Video Interview Available

Hungarian metal magazine "Kettõnégy" conducted an interview with the Whitby, Ontario, Canada-based pop math metal upstarts PROTEST THE HERO on November 22, 2008 when the band performed in Budapest, Hungary as part of the Altamont Never Say Die! club tour. Watch the chat below. (Note: The clip also features performance footage.) PROTEST THE HERO recently ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Issues Asian Tour Recap

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have just completed their first-ever Asian tour. The band's frontman, Adam "Nergal" Darski, has checked in with the following report: "I'm writing this while sitting and waiting for our flight back to Poland from Amsterdam. I'm slowly 'digesting' this experience from past few days, and even though it was quite a ...

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EXUMER Announces First-Ever U.S. Appearance

German cult thrashers EXUMER will headline a thrash metal festival on May 29, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. This will mark EXUMER's first U.S. appearance in the band's 23-year history. The festival billing is as follows: EXUMER MERCILESS DEATH FUELED BY FIRE SAKRIFICER DEVASTATOR DISMANTLE INFANTRY INFERNAL DAMNATION LETHAL DOSSAGE DEMONSLAUGHT SCYTHTE Commented EXUMER frontman ...

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