June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SILENTIUM Begins Recording New Album

Finnish atmospheric doom metallers SILENTIUM have issued the following update: "After a while of silence, the band has retired to a studio in central Finland. At this point the drums, the bass and most of the guitars [for the next SILENTIUM album] have been recorded. Some of the vocals have been recorded as well, although ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN To Release 'Yakou' Single

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Marty's upcoming single, 'Yakou', is the theme to the upcoming Japanese major motion picture 'Twilight Syndrome'. The Nintendo game of the same name will feature another track by Marty, 'Crystal Rain'. "Both 'Yakou' and 'Crystal Rain' will be included on ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: More 'Nostradamus' Chart Positions Revealed

JUDAS PRIEST's new double-disc concept album, "Nostradamus", has registered the following first-week chart positions around the world: Finland: #3 Sweden: #5 Canada: #9 USA: #11 Norway: #12 Austria: #13 Australia: #16 Spain: #26 UK: #30 "Nostradamus" sold 42,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 11 ...

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MOTRHEAD To Guest On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show

Legendary hard rock band MOTRHEAD will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, July 11 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the program live via the Internet between 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. U.K. time at BBC.co.uk. MOTRHEAD will ...

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ACE FREHLEY Performs With PEARL JAM In NYC; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley joining PEARL JAM last night (Wednesday, June 25) during the second of a two-night stand at Madison Square Garden to play lead guitar on KISS' "Black Diamond" can be viewed below. The track was mostly sung by drummer Matt Cameron, with guitarist Mike McCready, an admitted ...

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OBSCURA Putting Finishing Touches On New Album Recordings

German death metallers OBSCURA are currently recording their new album with producer V. Santura (DARK FORTRESS) at The Crypt Studios in Germany. OBSCURA bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling (ex-PESTILENCE) comments: "I just got back from Landschut, Germany, where we've finished most of the recordings for the new album. I'm very excited about the new OBSCURA material; ...

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WALLS OF JERICHO: New Song Posted Online

A brand new WALLS OF JERICHO track entitled "The American Dream" has been posted on the band's MySpace page. The track is the title cut of the Detroit group's forthcoming album, due on July 29 via Trustkill Records. The CD was recorded at Spider Studios in Cleveland, Ohio with Ben Schigel and Tony ...

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BLOOD STAINED DUSK: New Tracks Posted Online

Huntsville, Alabama-based black metallers BLOOD STAINED DUSK have posted three tracks from their upcoming release "Black Faith Inquisition" on their MySpace page. The "Black Faith Inquisition" album was originally due to be recorded in early 2005, but was postponed due to the tragic death of guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Dageth in January of that year. The ...

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