March 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

CATHEDRAL: U.K., Ireland Dates Announced

To celebrate the release of their latest album, "The Guessing Game", veteran British doom/stoner band CATHEDRAL has announced six live shows in late April/early May 2010. Taking in England, Scotland and both Southern and Northern Ireland, these dates will represent the group's first headlining gigs since the "Doomed Trinity" package of 2006. Keeping in the ...

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MOON Begins Recording New Album

MOON, the Polish death/black metal band led by Cezar (CHRIST AGONY), entered Sinquest Studio in Lublin on February 20 to begin recording its third album, "Lucifer's Horns", for an August release. The recording and engineering duties are being handled by Arek "Malta" Malczewski, who has previously worked with BEHEMOTH, among other acts. He will also ...

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KILLING MACHINE Set To Return

U.S. metal heavyweights KILLING MACHINE are set to make their return after a break of four years. The group's current lineup includes founding member and guitarist Peter Scheithauer (ex-TEMPLE OF BRUTALITY, BELLADONA) alongside Csaba Zvekan on vocals, Jon Dette (ex-TESTAMENT, SLAYER) on drums. A new bass player will be announced soon to replace David Ellefson, ...

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EXHALE Signs With DARK BALANCE RECORDS

Gothenburg, Sweden-based grindsters EXHALE have inked a deal with Dark Balance Records for the release of their sophomore album, "Blind". The CD, which contains "15 brutal new grindcore/death pieces that will fear you to the bone," will be made available on April 2 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and April 5 in the rest of ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: Newcastle Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage ofg DIAMOND HEAD's February 27, 2010 performance at 02 Academy in Newcastle, England as the support act for EUROPE can be viewed below (courtesy of "Ashes2Ashes1981") DIAMOND HEAD guitarist Brian Tatler's autobiography, "Am I Evil?", was recently made available in an exclusive first edition print run of 500 copies for the band's ...

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ATLANTEAN KODEX Signs With CRUZ DEL SUR

German epic metallers ATLANTEAN KODEX and Italian label Cruz Del Sur Music have signed a deal for the worldwide release of the band's upcoming debut album, "The Golden Bough". Rooted deeply in the sound of old MANOWAR, Viking-era BATHORY and classic 1980s-metal, ATLANTEAN KODEX's "Pnakotic Demos" EP has sold close to 2000 copies and has ...

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