December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

THULCANDRA: New Album Title Revealed

THULCANDRA — the reactivated German black/death metal band featuring members of OBSCURA, DARK FORTRESS and HELFAHRT — has completed the songwriting sessions for its new album, "Fallen Angels Dominion". The group will enter Woodshed Studios later this month with producers V. Santura and Steffen Kummerer to begin recording nine new tracks for an early 2010 ...

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PYRAMAZE: We Have Not Pulled The Plug Or Split Up

Guitarist Michael Kammeyer of Danish/American metallers PYRAMAZE has issued the following update: "Time truly flies, and I realize it's been a long time since I've posted any real news or updates about PYRAMAZE. "Well, let me start by saying that PYRAMAZE is still around, and the long silence does not mean that we have pulled ...

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COLD Launches 'Cold TV'

A three-minute video clip of COLD frontman Scooter Ward welcoming everyone to "Cold TV" can be viewed below. The reunited COLD recently entered the studio to begin recording its fifth album for an early 2010 release via SonicStar Records. SonicStar Records is the new independent entertainment company formed by principals Scooter Ward and Toby McDonald. ...

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FEAR FACTORY: U.K. Tour Dates Confirmed

FEAR FACTORY — the newly revamped band featuring original FF members Dino Cazares (guitar) and Burton C. Bell (vocals) alongside bassist Byron Stroud (who was credited on the last two FEAR FACTORY albums in addition to touring and recording with STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and ZIMMERS HOLE) and legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DETHKLOK, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, ...

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REVOLVER Magazine Teams With Renowned Artist For PANTERA Commemorative Issue

Revolver magazine has teamed with renowned and award-winning graphic illustrator Tim Bradstreet (The Punisher, Hellblazer, "Vampire: The Masquerade") for a PANTERA "Vulgar Display Of Power" commemorative issue, celebrating guitarist Dimebag Darrell on the fifth anniversary of his death. The issue — available only on newsstands from December 22 through February 22 — captures the defining ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Performs New Song In Athens; Video Available

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley performed a brand new song, "Watching The Night Sky", on November 27, 2009 at On Stage Club in Athens, Greece. Watch video of the performance below. "Watching The Night Sky" comes off Blaze Bayley's new album, "Promise and Terror", which is scheduled for release on February 1, 2010. The ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer Discusses 'Wither' Video

"Of the 10 videos we've done through the years, I felt we have never been truly captured 'in our element...which of course is on tour, playing to our fans, with our lighting and video show. So I thought it was time to do a video that showed us in our 'real world' (unlike the 'fake ...

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MERENDINE ATOMICHE: 'Rude Rebel Brotherhood' Video Released

"Rude Rebel Brotherhood", the new video from Italian metallers MERENDINE ATOMICHE, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed between March and May 2008 and debuted this past summer as part of an extreme women wrestling pay-per-view event. "Rude Rebel Brotherhood" is the title track of MERENDINE ATOMICHE's third full-length album, which was released in ...

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