July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former QUIET RIOT Drummer Issues Update On FREAKSHOW Project

Former QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali has issued the following update on his FREAKSHOW project which also features guitarist/vocalist Markus Allen Christopher (M!SS CRAZY) and guitarist Jeff LaBar (CINDERELLA): "I am really pleased and amazed about all the wonderful attention that the FREAKSHOW project has garnered in such a short period of time and at ...

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ANAEL Signs With PARAGON RECORDS

Paragon Records has announced the signing of Germany's ANAEL. The group's new album, "From Arcane Fires", will be released in the fall. ANAEL has issued two prior albums on the Barbarian Wrath label in addition to limited vinyl releases on Iron Tyrant Productions. Regarding the band's new CD, guitarist/vocalist Seraphackh commented: "While its predecessor, 'On ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE: Video Interview Available

HardTimes.ca recently conducted an interview with vocalist Johnny Plague and keyboard player Kristen Randall of the Los Angeles-based band WINDS OF PLAGUE. Watch the nine-minute chat below. "The Impaler", the new video from WINDS OF PLAGUE, can be viewed below. The clip, which was reportedly rejected by MTV due to its supposed "graphic ...

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KRISIUN: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Southern Storm", the new album from Brazilian death metal veterans KRISIUN, is being streamed in its entirety at MetalKult.com. Due in the U.S. on August 5 via Century Media Records, "Southern Storm" was once again recorded at Stage One Studios in Borgentreich, Germany with producer Andy Classen (TANKARD, ROTTING CHRIST, DEW-SCENTED), who previously ...

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THE ROTTED Parts Ways With Bassist

The UK's THE ROTTED (formerly GOREROTTED) has parted ways with bassist Wilson. "New priorities in his personal life have made it apparent that he'll no longer be able to commit 100% to the upcoming plans and fast-moving future of the band, therefore he's taken the decision to step down as bass guitarist," the group says ...

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DEAD HEAD: In Mixing Mode

Veteran Dutch thrashers DEAD HEAD recently entered the studio to begin recording a new full-length CD, tentatively titled "Depression Tank". Songtitles set to appear on the album include "Firegate", "Less Than Zero", "Murder" and "Pesticide" (a 1989 demo track re-recorded). Commented the band: "Recording is now entering the mixing stages. We still need to record ...

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VINNIE VINCENT Tribute Album Cover Art Revealed

SplitScreen Entertainment has revealed the cover art for its upcoming tribute album "Kiss My Ankh: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent". The official release date, full track listing and complete artist roster will be unveiled on August 6. Artists confirmed so far include Steve Brown (TRIXTER, STEREO FALLOUT), whose acoustic rendition of the Paul Stanley/Vinnie Vincent ...

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