February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

HARMAJA's Debut Lands On Finnish Chart

The self-titled debut album from HARMAJA, the new Finnish acoustic project featuring vocalist Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto (CHARON, NORTHERN KINGS, ex-POISONBLACK), has entered the national chart in the band's home country at position No. 14. Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of HARMAJA's video for the song "Sataa" can be viewed below. HARMAJA's album was released ...

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TWISTED SISTER Confirmed For Spain's METALWAY Festival

TWISTED SISTER has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalway Festival, set to take place over two weekends — June 20-21 and June 26-27 — in Zaragoza, Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH APOCALYPTICA BARÓN ROJO BLACK STONE CHERRY BLIND GUARDIAN CANDLEMASS DARK TRANQUILITY DESTRUCTION ...

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DIR EN GREY To Release 'Shinkiba' DVD

On April 28, 2009, a brand new DVD from the Japanese experimental metal band DIR EN GREY will be made available through The End Records' mail order, The Omega Order. The DVD, entitled "Shinkiba", will be available as a Japanese import only, and in two versions — a standard edition, as well as a limited ...

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DEVIOUS Begins Recording New Album

Hengelo, Netherlands-based death/thrash quintet DEVIOUS has entered the studio to begin recording its new full-length album, "Vision", due laer in the year via Deity Down Records. The follow-up to 2007's "Domain" is being engineered by Frank Klein Douwel and is scheduled to be mixed by producer Jochem Jacobs (TEXTURES) at the Split Second Sound studios, ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Pre-Tour Video Posted Online

A two-and-a-half-minute video clip of the Southern California female-fronted rock/metal band IN THIS MOMENT getting ready to hit the road in the United States as the support act for MUDVAYNE can be viewed at MonsterEnergy.com (Windows Media player required). IN THIS MOMENT will take part in a special "unplugged" performance at the Metal ...

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