April 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA Announces Australia, New Zealand Dates

METALLICA will embark on a tour of Australia and New Zealand in October/November. Commented the band: "We know, we know . . . it has been WAY too long since we visited this part of the world, but we're here to tell you that it is game on!!!! "We can't wait to head over to ...

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DEVILDRIVER Taps Producer MARK LEWIS For New Album

Santa Barbara, California metallers DEVILDRIVER have tapped producer Mark Lewis (TRIVIUM, CHIMAIRA, ALL THAT REMAINS) to helm their new album, tentatively due in early 2011 via Roadrunner Records. The CD is being recorded at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas and was previously described by vocalist Dez Fafara as "intense" and "full of raw emotion." ...

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SEVENDUST's 'Cold Day Memory' Cracks U.S. Top 15

"Cold Day Memory", the new album from Atlanta, Georgia's SEVENDUST, sold around 27,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 12 on the Billboard 200 chart. SEVENDUST's last album, "Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow", opened with 25,000 units back in April 2008 to land at position ...

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THE AMENTA Working On New EP

Sydney, Australia's extreme metal unit THE AMENTA has begun working on an EP which will function as an introduction to the band's new lineup and as a teaser for the upcoming third full-length album. Tentatively titled "V01D", the EP will feature re-recorded songs from both full-length albums, an unreleased "Occasus"-era track, various instrumentals and experiments, ...

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BUCKCHERRY: New Album Title Revealed

California rockers BUCKCHERRY have just completed work on their new album, "All Night Long", for a late summer release. The CD's title track will be the first single/video and is described in a press release as "an instant top-down summer anthem." In other news, BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd and guitarist Keith Nelson will be the ...

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HADES: Pro-Shot Footage Of Reunion Show Available

Professionally filmed video footage of the HADES reunion show on April 21, 2010 at Dingbatz in Clifton, New Jersey can be viewed below. The band's first concert in over eight years was to be the first with the "Resisting Success" lineup since 1986. However, HADES bassist Jimmy Schulman was ill at the time, so HADES ...

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HELLHOUND Announces New Vocalist

San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans HELLHOUND, who reunited in January 2009, have recruited SICK CELL lead singer and guitarist Joe Liszt to replace ex-vocalist Mike Walish, who left the band in March. Liszt, who fronted and toured with the band D-TRAIN in the early '90s, is also a veteran of the Bay Area metal ...

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