February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

VANITY INK: New Single Out Now

Helsinki, Finland-based, female-fronted rock and rollers VANITY INK have just released a new promo single, "Smell The Party". The title cut comes off the band's forthcoming second album, "More Senseless Random Behaviour", which is scheduled for release on March 25. According to a press release, the members of VANITY INK "were born and raised with ...

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HATEBREED: 'Live Dominance' DVD To Receive European Release

"Live Dominance", the first-ever DVD from Connecticut metal-hardcore unit HATEBREED, will be released in Europe via Century Media on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: Friday, March 20 Spain, Portugal: Tuesday, March 24 Sweden, Finland, Hungary: Wednesday, March 25 Rest Of Europe: Monday, March 23 It will be released as standard DVD as ...

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STREET LEGAL: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records will release the comeback album from Norwegian rockers STREET LEGAL, "Bite The Bullet", in Europe on March 13. Sound-wise, STREET LEGAL has been often compared to THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE and BLUE MURDER. "Classic rock with a strong blues foundation, still very harmony-driven," bass player and singer Bjorn Boge states when asked to describe ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Bassist Creates 'Wire Hangers' Horror/Conspiracy Comic Series

LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert has written and created a new horror/conspiracy comic series, Wire Hangers. The series, which features pencils by Mike Lilly (Vampirella, Batman: Detective Comics), inks and covers by comic fan favorite Nelson (Marvel Masterpieces, Adventures of Superman), and colors by Juan Fernandez (Ant Unleashed), will hit shelves this year through ...

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EDGUY: 'Tinnitus Sanctus' U.S. Sales Revealed

"Tinnitus Sanctus", the new album from German melodic metallers EDGUY, sold around 600 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. 88 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those ...

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CYPHER: Another Song Posted Online

Dutch death metallers CYPHER have made a second track available for streaming on the group's MySpace page. "The Flaming Brand of Heresy" is taken from the "Tyrian MMVIII" promo and will appear on the band's forthcoming sophomore album. The CD will feature a guest appearance by CARCASS vocalist/bassist Jeff Walker, who will take ...

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MASS IN COMATOSE Signs With DEATH TO MUSIC RECORDS

Estonian death metallers from MASS IN COMATOSE have inked a deal with Death To Music Records. The band's debut EP, "Sempiternal Nightmare Industry", is available for free download at the label's web site. "Sempiternal Nightmare Industry" track listing: 01. Sempiternal Nightmare Industry 02. Control the Masses 03. Indocrination 04. Chemical Lobotomy 05. Undead ...

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EPICA Confirmed For Holland's PAASPOP Festival

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA have been confirmed for the Paaspop festival, set to take place April 11-12 in Schijndel, Netherlands (EPICA will perform on April 12). The band says, "Paaspop will be the only show we will play untill June. It's also your first chance to see EPICA together with [new guitarist] Isaac [Delahaye; ...

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GORGOROTH Trial Update: Witness List Revealed

The two-day trial over the rights to the GORGOROTH band name involving vocalist Gaahl, bassist King ov Hell and the group's estranged guitarist Infernus was held January 28-30 in Oslo, Norway. Infernus (real name: Roger Tiegs) filed a lawsuit against King ov Hell (real name: Tom Cato Visnes) in September 2008 claiming that King (the ...

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