December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

MORBID ANGEL To Tour South America In March

Legendary death metallers MORBID ANGEL will embark on a South American tour in March 2009. Confirmed dates so far are as follows (venue details to be announced): Mar. 03 - Santiago, Chile Mar. 05 - Buenos Aires, Argentina Mar. 07 - Recife, Brazil Mar. 08 - São Paulo, Brazil MORBID ANGEL guitarist Trey Azagthoth recently ...

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WOLFCHANT Confirmed For Germany's RAGNARÖK VI FESTIVAL

German metallers WOLFCHANT have been confirmed for the Ragnarök VI Festival, set to take place April 17-18, 2009 in Lichtenfels, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ADORNED BROOD ALESTORM ALKONOST ANDRAS COR SCORPII DARK FORTRESS DORNENREICH DRAUGNIM EINHERJER FALCHION FEJD FINSTERFORST FJOERGYN HEIDEVOLK IRRBLOSS KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI KORPIKLAANI MÅNEGARM ...

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HURTLOCKER To Enter Studio Next Month

Chicago's HURTLOCKER will enter the studio on January 17, 2009 to begin demoing some of its new material for Napalm Records. HURTLOCKER was recently rejoined by vocalist Grant Belcher. In addition, the band has recruited a new bassist in the shape of Pat Neary (formerly of THE WAKING). HURTLOCKER's second album, "Embrace the Fall", was ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS POLAND Schedules NAMM Signings

Guitarist Chris Poland (MEGADETH, DAMN THE MACHINE) and bassist Robertino Pagliari of OHM: have announced their appearance schedule for next month's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which is being held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. * Yamaha Guitars signing - 1:00 p.m. * Eminence Speakers performance demo and ...

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TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED: New Album Title Revealed

U.K. death/grind band TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED has set "The Great Depression" as the title of its second album, due in early 2009 via Rising/Metal Blade. The group says, "We are all really happy with the outcome and think [the fans] are really gonna like what we have done." TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED will film a music ...

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REQUIEM Completes Work On New Album

Swiss death metallers REQUIEM have completed work on their new album, "Infiltrate... Obliterate... Dominate", at Stage One studio in Borgentreich, Germany with producer Andy Classen (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, TANKARD, HOLY MOSES, DISBELIEF, KRISIUN, CALLENISH CIRCLE). The follow-up to 2007's "Premier Killing League" was recorded and mixed between December 8 and December 26 and ...

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HYPOCRISY Mainman: '13 Songs Done' For Next Album

Guitarist/vocalist Peter Tägtgren of Swedish extreme metallers HYPOCRISY has issued the following update: "Mikael [Hedlund; bass] came to the Abyss [Peter's recording studio] the other day and between me and him we have 13 songs done [for the next HYPOCRISY album], and Horgh [drums; also in IMMORTAL] will come to studio beginning of January and ...

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