February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

IAN GILLAN's 'One Eye To Morocco': Artwork Revealed

Eagle Rock Entertainment will release "One Eye To Morocco" — the first studio album with all-new material in 10 years from legendary DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan — on March 31 through subsidiary Eagle Records (prebook date March 11, retail sales price $13.98). Check out the cover artwork below. Produced and recorded in Canada with ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL To Support HEAVEN AND HELL In Germany

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL will open for HEAVEN AND HELL (featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi, Ronnie James Dio, Geezer Butler and Vinny Appice) on the following dates: Jun. 08 - Giessen, Germany - Hessenhallen Jun. 09 - Berlin, Germany - Zitadelle Jun. 10 - Bamburg, Germany - Jakoarena Jun. 14 - Karlsruhe, Germany ...

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AUTOPSY's CHRIS REIFERT Comments On First New Material In 15 Years

For the first time in nearly 15 years, two vile new AUTOPSY tracks — "Horrific Obsession" and "Feast of the Graveworm" — were recorded in September 2008, bringing together Chris Reifert, Danny Coralles and Eric Cutler for another slice of death and decay. These tracks make up a special, extremely limited (only 1,000) seven-inch vinyl ...

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LUNA MORTIS Featured In Latest 'Century Media Podcast'

The latest installment of the Century Media Podcast is now up and ready for download! The podcast features an "On The Record" segment with LUNA MORTIS' Erik Madsen (drums) and Jake Bare (bass), who talk about the making of the Madison, Wisconsin-based, female-fronted quintet's debut album, "The Absence". Also featured are new tracks from GOD ...

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AGRACEFUL: 'A Prophecy In Reverie' Video Available

"A Prophecy In Reverie", the new Robby Starbuck-directed video from the Dayton, Ohio-based melodic hardcore/screamo outfit AGRACEFUL, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "The Great I Am", which was released last August via Sumerian Records. AGRACEFUL features in its ranks former EMAROSA frontman Chris Roetter. The band's debut CD ...

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MANTIC RITUAL Pulls Out Of KEEP IT TRUE Festival; PROCESSION Steps In

Pennsylvanian thrash metal band MANTIC RITUAL (formerly MELTDOWN) has been forced to cancel their appearance at the Keep It True XII festival, which is scheduled to take place April 24-25, 2009 at the Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. Replacing them on the festival billing will be Chilean doom metallers PROCESSION. Keep It True XII festival lineup: ...

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PROFANE OMEN: 'Inherit The Void' Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork for "Inherit The Void", the sophomore full-length album from the Finnish metal band PROFANE OMEN, can be viewed below. Due on March 4 through Playground Music Scandinavia, the CD was recorded with producer Ville Sorvali of MOONSORROW and Aleksanteri Kuosa. "Inherit The Void" track listing: 01. Seconds (intro) 02. Base 03. Information ...

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SUNN O))) To Release 'Monoliths & Dimensions' In May

American "drone metal" act SUNN O))) will release its new album, "Monoliths & Dimensions", on May 5 via Southern Lord. Described by the band as "probably the most musical piece we've done and also the heaviest, powerful and most abstract set of chords we've laid to tape," the LP — the band's seventh — was ...

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