December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SICKENING: New Song Posted Online

Italian death metallers SICKENING have posted a demo version of the new song, "Blast Of Madness", on their MySpace page. The track is expected to appear on the band's forthcoming second album, which will be recorded sometime next year. SICKENING released its debut CD, "Ignorance Supremacy", in 2008 via the Czech label Nice ...

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DARK FORTRESS: New Song Available For Streaming

German black metallers DARK FORTRESS will release their new album, "Ylem", via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: January 22, 2010 Rest of Europe: January 25, 2010 USA: February 9, 2010 The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Ylem 02. As The World Keels Over 03. Osiris 04. ...

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DEAD SHAPE FIGURE Signs With DYNAMIC ARTS RECORDS

Finnish modern thrash/death-influenced metal band DEAD SHAPE FIGURE has signed a deal with Dynamic Arts Records. The group's second album, "The Disease Of St. Vitus", is tentatively due in the spring. Commented vocalist Timo "Galzi" Kallio: "In the middle of our songwriting sessions, we woke up to reality that there still was no papers signed ...

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HIM: New Single To Premiere Online Tomorrow

"Heartkiller", the new single from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, will premiere in the United States on MySpace on Friday, December 4. The track is the first single from the band's upcoming album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", which will be released by Sire Records on February 9, 2010. Recorded at The Lair in Los ...

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SLASH's Solo Album 'About To Go Into Mastering'

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) has issued the following update: "The [LAYN Rocks!] fundraiser at the Avalon [in Hollywood] was a complete success. The concert raised $170,000 for Los Angeles Youth Network [LAYN; a non-profit organization providing services to homeless and runaway youth] and made it possible for them to keep open ...

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IMMORTAL Announces Hometown Show

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL will play a hometown concert in Bergen on January 9, 2010 at the USF Verftet venue. Tickets are available at www.billettservice.no. "All Shall Fall", the new album from IMMORTAL, sold around 3,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 162 ...

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DEATH ANGEL Debuts New Songs, Bassist At Holland's SPEEDFEST

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL debuted two brand new songs — "River" and "Into The Arms Of Righteous Anger" — during their appearance at this year's Speedfest, which was held November 28 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The concert marked the group's first appearance with bassist Damien Sisson (pictured below; SCARECROW, POTENTIAL THREAT) following ...

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W.A.S.P. Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

W.A.S.P. has been confirmed for next year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BIGELF (US) D-A-D (DK) JORN (N) MOTHER'S FINEST (US) RICK SPRINGFIELD (AUS/US) SABATON (S) SAGA (CAN) ...

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