April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SONIC SYNDICATE: Studio Diary Available

Swedish newcomers SONIC SYNDICATE recently entered Black Lounge Studios in Avesta, Sweden with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY) to begin recording the follow-up to last year's critically acclaimed "Only Inhuman" CD. Recording sessions will continue until the end of April, with the album tentatively scheduled for release in August via Nuclear Blast Records. The band ...

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NEVERMORE Guitarist Issues Update On Solo Album

NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis is currently recording his solo album at the famous Robert Lang Studios in Richmond Beach, Washington with Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE). They have been in the studio since March 22 and have completed the drum tracks with Mark Arrington (ex-NEVERMORE). The ambitious offering is an all-instrumental ...

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KAMELOT: 'Rule The World' Video Released

"Rule the World", the new video from American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT, can be viewed below. KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood recently stated about the clip, "We were all floored by the final outcome. It was great to get back to Belgrade to shoot and hang out with the creative team there. The video will certainly be ...

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ARSIS: Footage Of Trailer Damage Posted Online

Virginia-based technical death metal outfit ARSIS has posted video footage of the band's damaged trailer, which flipped and settled deep in a snow bank alongside an ice-coated highway somewhere in Iowa on March 5, nearly derailing group's recent tour. Watch the three-minute clip below. Commented ARSIS' Noah Martin: "Well, after the trailer debacle, we're finally ...

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KREATOR: Seven Songs Completed For New Album

Guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza of the long-running German thrashers KREATOR has issued the following update: "A high-quality updated version of our VHS classics 'Live In East Berlin' and 'Hallucinative Comas' will be released on DVD for the first time ever! We're really excited to hear your reactions on this! We've put a lot of hard work, ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN's LOADED To Enter Studio This Month

LOADED, the band formed by current VELVET REVOLVER bassist Duff McKagan (on guitar and vocals) after he left GUNS N' ROSES, is currently working on a new, yet-to-be-titled studio album, to be released in the summer, with tours to follow. Commented McKagan: "I'm currently finishing up the UK/Euro leg on the VELVET REVOLVER tour and ...

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