April 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

NILE To Tour North America With EX DEO, PSYCROPTIC, KEEP OF KALESSIN

The reigning kings of technical, historically-themed brutality NILE will hit the road in North America as part of the second tour in support of their new album, "Those Whom The Gods Detest". Joining them will be the ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO, Tasmanian tech-death masters PSYCROPTIC, Norwegian extreme metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN and brutal death ...

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THERION Completes Work On New Album

Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION have completed work on their new album, "Sitra Ahra". The CD was mixed at the legendary Polar Studios in Stockholm by Lennart Östlund (LED ZEPPELIN, ABBA), who commented, "What you have made here is truly unique." 13 songs were recorded for the CD, although it is presently unclear if all of ...

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AC/DC: 'Iron Man 2' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"AC/DC: Iron Man 2" — which features 15 classic AC/DC songs selected from ten of the band's studio albums, ranging from 1976 to 2008 — has registered the following first-week chart positions so far: New Zealand: #1 UK: #1 Ireland: #1 Norway: #4 France: #5 Netherlands: #5 Finland: #14 Belgium: #22 Poland: #34 According to ...

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BRET MICHAELS Medical Update

POISON singer Bret Michaels' latest medical workup demonstrated findings of a subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke that causes bleeding in the fluid-filled spaces around the base of the brain. It presents itself suddenly as the sound of a loud gunshot or thunderclap at the back of the head, causing severe cranial pain and muscle ...

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IMAGIKA Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Drummer Henry Moreno has left San Francisco Bay Area power/thrashers IMAGIKA and has been replaced by Wayne De Vecchi (pictured below). A current member of HELLHOUND, Wayne's past bands include PURGATORY SF and DOOM SOCIETY, who toured both the U.S. and Europe. Bringing in his influences of everything from SLAYER to DREAM THEATER to PANTERA, ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Presents 'The Mix Massacre' On 'The Public Record'

The Public Record has announced Rob Zombie as its next featured artist to launch a collaborative remix project entitled The Mix Massacre. Beginning April 27, 2010, Rob Zombie is enlisting the talent of musicians and remixers across the The Public Record global music community to remix his songs "Mars Needs Women" and "Sick Bubblegum" for ...

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SHADOWS FALL Frontman Writing New Music With TRANSIENT Project

SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair is currently writing new music and recording demos with his TRANSIENT side project in which he plays guitar (after originally playing drums for the group). TRANSIENT was spawned from the collective conscious of three inebriated minds, trapped for nearly four years in a miniscule, resin coated rehearsal space in the ...

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