July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

HAUNTED SHORES Working On New EP

Washington D.C. death/thrash band HAUNTED SHORES is currently at Planet Red Studios with producer Chris Dowhan (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, REFLUX, HASTE THE DAY, CASSIUS, GIANT) recording its new EP. The material on the CD — which will feature a guest appearance by Alan Simpson (THIS TIME IT'S WAR) — "is shaping up to be ...

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KORY CLARKE's THE STONED Films Two Videos

THE STONED, the band headed by legendary frontman Kory Clarke of WARRIOR SOUL (on drums), is exploding onto the music video scene with two debut videos directed by Adam Dubin featuring Ric Menello, whose previous collaborations resulted in the BEASTIE BOYS' famed "Fight For Your Right To Party" clip. The two videos shot on June ...

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CANDLEMASS Guitarist Selling 'Piece Of Doom Metal History'

CANDLEMASS guitarist Mats "Mappe" Björkman is selling the white "Candlemass skull" Gibson Les Paul Junior guitar that he used on the band's Grammis award-winning (Swedish Grammy equivalent) comeback album in 2005. The axe, which was also used at a number of live shows that year, comes with a Seymour Duncan Invader microphone plus the original ...

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PRIMORDIAL: Footage From Finland's TUSKA Festival Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Irish dark metal masters PRIMORDIAL performing the song "As Rome Burns" at this year's Tuska festival on June 28, 2008 in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "OneManHorde"). As previously reported, professionally filmed video footage of PRIMORDIAL' entire June 25, 2008 performance at this year's Hovefestivalen ...

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ALICE COOPER: 'Along Came A Spider' Trailer Available

A short trailer for ALICE COOPER's forthcoming album, "Along Came A Spider", can be viewed below. Co-produced by Danny Saber, Greg Hampton and Alice himself, "Along Came A Spider" manages to marry both vintage and modern-day Alice. As theatrical as ever, the album is a sonic combination of familiar Alice musical elements from albums as ...

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BANSHEE Back Catalog Reissued

BANSHEE, the power metal quartet from Kansas City, recently reissued its back catalog, including the "Cry In The Night" EP, the Atlantic Records album "Race Against Time", and the Metal Blade album "Take 'Em By Storm" which was produced by legendary producer Eddie Kramer. BANSHEE will be featured Friday night, July 11 at the Rocklahoma ...

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