March 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

SALEM: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Playing God And Other Short Stories", the seventh full-length album from Israeli extreme metallers SALEM, is available for streaming in its entirety at AOL Music. The CD, which will be released later in the year via Pulverised Records, was recorded at Harold Studios in Israel and was mastered by UE Nastasi at Sterling ...

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VAN CANTO, INGRIMM, NACHTGESCHREI Confirmed For Germany's RAGNARÖK FESTIVAL

VAN CANTO, INGRIMM and NACHTGESCHREI have been confirmed for this year's Ragnarök Festival, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at Ostbayernhalle in Rieden/Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGATHODAIMON AKREA ARKONA BELPHEGOR CARACH ANGREN CATAMENIA CTULU ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM FJOERGYN GORGOROTH GRAILKNIGHTS HAGGARD HEATHEN FORAY HELFAHRT HELLSAW HELRUNAR ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Frontman Interviewed By MTV MUSIC BLOG

Jon Wiederhorn of the MTV Music Blog recently conducted an interview with vocalist Mikael Stanne of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY about the creation of the band's new album, "We Are the Void"; the addition of new bassist Daniel Antonsson (who replaced veteran player Mikael Niklasson in 2008) and Mikael's newfound obsession with Swedish ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY: North American Headlining Tour Announced

Glendale, Arizona extreme metallers JOB FOR A COWBOY will embark on a spring North American headlining tour in support of their sophomore album, "Ruination". The group will launch a massive 27-city trek on April 21 in Newport, Kentucky. Support on the five-week tour is will come from Tennessee's WHITECHAPEL and California's CATTLE DECAPITATION, with Salt ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: First 'A Star Crossed Wasteland' Webisode Released

Southern California female-fronted heavy rock act IN THIS MOMENT is currently holed up at The Wolves Den studio in Las Vegas, Nevada with producer Kevin Churko (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH) recording its third album, "A Star Crossed Wasteland", for a summer release via Century Media Records. The first in a series of webisodes ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman Interviewed In Gothenburg

CrankItUp.se conducted an interview with vocalist Burton C. Bell of FEAR FACTORY on Sunday, February 28 at the Brewhouse in Gothenburg, Sweden. Watch the chat below. Also available is fan-filmed video footage of FEAR FACTORY's February 21 concert at VK in Brussels, Belgium. FEAR FACTORY's new album, "Mechanize", sold 10,000 copies in the ...

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ODYSSEY: 'Reinventing The Past' Artwork Unveiled

Back in 1999, Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based Utopian Vision Music released a three-song self-titled EP by ODYSSEY, a band featuring Swedish multi-instrumentalist/producer Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH), Rick Gustafson (ex-MEMORY GARDEN), and Kenth Philipsson (DARK FUNERAL, THE PROJECT HATE). The EP has long been out of print and is a much-sought-after collector's item. Later ...

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SEPULTURA Frontman's MUSICA DIABLO Interviewed On Brazil's 'Pé Na Porta'

On February 19, Showlivre.com's "Pé na Porta" program aired an interview with MUSICA DIABLO — the São Paulo, Brazil-based thrash metal project featuring SEPULTURA singer Derrick Green, guitarist André L.A. (NITROMINDS), bassist Ricardo Brigas, guitarist André Germani Curci (KORZUS, THREAT) and drummer Edu Nicollini (NITROMINDS). Watch the chat below. (Note: The interview was conducted in ...

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DEMON HUNTER: Another New Song Posted Online

Seattle-based Christian metallers DEMON HUNTER have posted a new song, "Just Breathe", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the band's new album, "The World Is A Thorn", which is scheduled for release on March 9. The band's fifth CD follows the landmark documentary "45 Days", last year's "Live In Nashville" collection ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY Calling It Quits

Norway's THEATRE OF TRAGEDY has released the following statement: "After nearly 17 years in existence, THEATRE OF TRAGEDY has decided to call it a day and close down. "This has not been an easy decision to make and we have thought about this for a long long time. We finally agreed to this during the ...

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