February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

CARNAL FORGE: Finnish Footage Posted Online

Video footage of the new lineup of the Swedish thrash metal band CARNAL FORGE — featuring Peter Tuthill on vocals and Dino Medanhodzic on guitar — performing the song "I Smell Like Death" at Rytmikorjaamo in Seinäjoki, Finland on January 16, 2009 can be viewed below. CARNAL FORGE recently spent time in the studio recording ...

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GODHATE: New Music Posted Online

Reactivated Swedish death metallers GODHATE (formerly THRONEAEON) have uploaded music from their forthcoming album to the band's MySpace page. The song "Godhate" and a sample featuring parts of different songs (all from the upcoming CD) are available for streaming at this location. Commented guitarist/vocalist Tony Freed: "2008 was an interesting year for GODHATE. ...

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KAMELOT Guitarist Posts Video Message From Norway

Guitarist Thomas Youngblood of American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT has posted a short video message from Norway regarding the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's next studio album. Watch it below. As previously reported, KAMELOT have joined the roster of Royal Artist Club (powered by Nokia) where international artists offer fans a ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: First Video Blog From The Road Posted Online

Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT has posted the first video blog from the band's recently launched North American tour. The three-minute clip, which was edited by Blake Bunzel, can be viewed below. As previously reported, IN THIS MOMENT vocalist Maria Brink will be featured — fully clothed — in the March 2009 "rock" issue of ...

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SYRACH Guitarist Quits

Norwegian doom metallers SYRACH have issued the following update: "Today we got the message we'd been expecting for some time. Our guitarist Reichborn [a.k.a. Noralf Venås] chose to leave the band due to lack of motivation. He finished his parts and contributed well in the studio, which we thank him for. We guess doom is ...

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DREAM THEATER Singer Featured On TERRA INCOGNITA Crossover Project

ProgRock Records has joined forces with internationally bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson for a groundbreaking crossover novel and progressive rock project, TERRA INCOGNITA. Anderson has created an incredible fantasy universe with sailing ships, sea monsters, and the crusades. The first novel, "The Edge Of The World", hits stores in June from Orbit Books. Anderson says, ...

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Former AGGRESSION Drummer Dead At 43

Drummer Gaetan "Gate" Bourassa of the cult Canadian death/thrash band AGGRESSION passed away in Laval, Quebec, Canada at age 43. Autopsy revealed that he suffered a heart attack caused by a heavy intake of a controlled substance. Commented AGGRESSION guitarist Denis "Sasquatch" Barthe: "Gate was an outstanding drummer. He came from the John Bonham school ...

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