December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

PAIN CONFESSOR Completes Work On New Demo; Samples Available

Finnish metallers PAIN CONFESSOR have completed work on a new three-song demo. The sessions were engineered and helmed by the bandmembers themselves, with the mixing and mastering was overseen by Janne Saksa of Studio Sound Supreme. Commented the band: "[The demo] was supposed to be four songs but then we woke up and said to ...

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STEEL PANTHER Interviewed On 'The Big Rock Show'

California rockers STEEL PANTHER were interviewed on the November 25, 2009 edition of "The Big Rock Show" with host Tina Peek. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. STEEL PANTHER will begin its run at the House of Blues on Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood, California on December 7. The ...

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1349 Confirmed For Finland's MASTERS OF METAL Festival

Norwegian black metallers 1349 have been confirmed for the Masters Of Metal festival, set to take place May 15, 2010 at Pakkahuone/Klubi in Tampere, Finland. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 1349 (NOR) BIBLEBLACK (SWE) MORS PRINCIPIUM EST (FIN) NORTHER (FIN) ONSLAUGHT (UK) PRESSURE POINTS (FIN) SHADE EMPIRE (FIN) For more information, ...

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NAME: New Song Posted Online

California's NAME (a.k.a. NEW APPROACH TO MARTYRS EXPRESSIONS) has posted the new track "Empathic Communicator, Part II: Beebee (Conscious Incompetence)" from the band's Lifeforce Records debut, "Internet Killed The Audio Star", due out February 16, 2010 in North America and April 19 in Europe. Commented the group: "'Empathic Communicator, Part II: Beebee (Conscious ...

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GENITORTURERS: European Version Of 'Blackheart Revolution' To Include Bonus Track

Florida-based "shock-rockers" GENITORTURERS, featuring MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, will release their new album, "Blackheart Revolution", in Europe on January 18, 2010 via France's Season Of Mist. The European version of the CD will include a bonus track — "2 Faced Traitor". "Blackheart Revolution" European track listing: 01. Revolution 02. Kabangin' ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Two New Songtitles Revealed

Critically acclaimed rockers THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have revealed the first two songtitles — "Farewell, Mona Lisa" and "Good Neighbor" — from their highly-anticipated new album, "Option Paralysis", which will be officially available on March 23, 2010. The opus, recorded in Orange County, California with longtime collaborator/producer Steve Evetts (THE USED, GLASSJAW, EVERY TIME I ...

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METALFORCE Launches BLOG TV Channel

METALFORCE, the German metal band led by former MAJESTY singer vocalist Tarek "MS" Maghary, has always been interested in establishing a more personal relationship with its fans so the group has decided to become one of the first music artists in the world to launch a channel on Blog TV. To celebrate the occasion, METALFORCE ...

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MONGREL Parts Ways With SCREAMING FERRET WRECKORDS

Massachusetts-based punk-rock-metal band MONGREL has parted ways with Screaming Ferret Wreckords. According to a press release, the split "was amicable after it was decided that band and the label were looking to go in different directions." MONGREL is now a free agent and is currently exploring options for the release of its upcoming full-length CD, ...

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