July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

Extensive AC/DC Tour To Begin In October

According to Billboard.com, Australian hard rockers AC/DC will embark on an 18-month world tour beginning this October. Creative Artists Agency managing partner Rob Light confirmed the news during a touring panel today (July 28) at the 83rd annual IAAM conference and trade show in Anaheim, California. AC/DC will travel to London, England in ...

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DEVIAN Begins Recording New Album

Swedish melodic death/black metallers DEVIAN — who feature in their ranks former MARDUK members Legion (vocals) and Emil Dragutinovic (drums) after their departure from MARDUK — have entered the studio to begin recording their sophomore album. A studio diary is currently being kept on the band's MySpace blog. DEVIAN's first official video, for ...

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SANCTIFICATION: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

SANCTIFICATION, the Swedish death metal band featuring current/former members of GOD AMONG INSECTS, IN BATTLE and SOULDRAINER, entered Abyss studio in Sweden on July 7 with producers Tommy and Peter Tägtgren to record its sophomore album, "Black Reign", for a fall release. The CD was mixed by Peter and mastered by Dan Swanö. Guest musicians ...

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GREEN JELLÖ: Tour Dates Postponed

GREEN JELLÖ, the reformed American comedy heavy metal/punk rock group, has postponed the final two weeks' worth of dates on its comeback tour in order to hit the studio to record a new CD. The band has vowed not to release the album through any record company. "Record companies take too much money for doing ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Enter Studio In September

Metal Injection reports that Richmond, Virginia's LAMB OF GOD will enter the studio in September to begin recording the follow-up to 2006's "Sacrament", tentatively due in early 2009 via Epic. LAMB OF GOD's new double disc DVD, "Walk With Me In Hell", sold more than 13,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN Commences Work On New Material

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN have issued the following update: "ORANGE GOBLIN have just started work on material for a new album which they are planning to record in March 2009 for a summer release. So far there are three or four new songs in the pipeline and the band hope to have new material to ...

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GATES OF WINTER Preparing To Hit The Road

Bassist Steve Angelo Furgiuele of Northern Ontario's GATES OF WINTER has issued the following update: "July 11th we set up in our new jam space and had our first rehearsal with Dave Gold [WOODS OF YPRES drummer], which I must say couldn't have gone any more smoothly. We are riding a wave of high spirits ...

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