February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

GENE HOGLAN Featured On FATTOOTH Debut

Legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT, DEATH, DARK ANGEL) recorded all the drums tracks for the self-titled debut album from the Canadian metal/punk crossover band FATTOOTH, due on March 24 via Reversed Records. Formed by Mihran Boudakian, Hucifer and George Xipoleas, FATTOOTH's work was enough to get producer and Juno Award-winning engineer Rob ...

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SEPULTURA: 'A-Lex' First-Week Sales Revealed

SEPULTURA's latest album, "A-Lex" — the group's first LP to be recorded without either of the founding Cavalera brothers (Max and Igor; on guitar/vocals and drums, respectively) — sold around 1,600 copies during its first week of release in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. SEPULTURA's first-week sales totals for the last five studio ...

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IN FLAMES Singer Co-Hosting Swedish Radio Show

On Sunday, February 8 at 6:00 p.m. CET, vocalist Anders Fridén of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES and Bollnäs Martin will host a radio show on the Swedish terrestrial radio channel 106.3 Bandit Rock. According to a posting on the band's web site, "Anders and Martin will be going through their personal record collections and play ...

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HORNS OF MOSES Signs With DEKA RECORDS

Johnson City, Tennessee's speed metal group HORNS OF MOSES has inked a deal with Deka Records, an independant record label based in London, England. The band will enter Sonic Designs Studio in Bristol, Virgina in early March to begin working on its new album, "The Last Plague", for a summer release HORNS OF MOSES is: ...

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KISS: 10,000 Buenos Aires Tickets Sold The First Day

According to the Argentine edition of Rolling Stone magazine, more than 10,000 tickets were sold for KISS' April 5 concert in Buenos Aires within the first 24 hours of public on-sale. KISS will close the Quilmes Rock Festival at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires and perform for the first time in Argentina in over ...

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SECRETS OF THE MOON Albums To Be Reissued On Vinyl

German progressive black metallers SECRETS OF THE MOON have announced that their albums "The Ambience Of A Dead Star" (2004) and "Antithesis" (2006) will soon be available on vinyl. Pictured below is the artwork for the forthcoming "The Ambience Of A Dead Star" LP. SECRETS OF THE MOON is completing the songwriting process for its ...

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HACKNEYED Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

South German death metal death metal maniacs HACKNEYED have announced the departure of their longtime friend and guitarist iX. A permanent replacement has just been found in the shape of Juan Sierra. Commented drummer Tim Cox: "iX's decision to leave the band was pretty unexpected and of course we pity it. Nevertheless, iX leaves as ...

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DREAMLAND: 'Exit 49' Release Date Announced

Dockyard 1 Records has set an April 22 release date for "Exit 49", the third album from the Swedish metal band DREAMLAND. The CD is currently being mixed at Andy La Rocque's (KING DIAMOND) Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "The Warning", "Rescue Me", "Two Worlds", "Nordic ...

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TED NUGENT To Be Inducted Into National Bowhunters Hall Of Fame

The National Bowhunters Hall of Fame has announced Ted Nugent as their most recent inductee. The induction will take place February 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of the National Field Archery Association's World Archery Festival at the Riviera Hotel. Nugent will be honored in two categories: Excellence in Bowhunting, as well as Literary ...

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