August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

WHITE WIZZARD Begins Recording Full-Length Album

Los Angeles-based heavy metal act WHITE WIZZARD has entered Skimo Studios in Phoenix, Arizona with producer Ralph Patlan (MEGADETH, UFO, MICHAEL SCHENKER) to begin recording its full-length debut. The as-yet-untitled CD follows on from the recently released "High Speed GTO" mini-album, which was recorded with the band's old lineup. Commented bassist/founding member Jon Leon: "We ...

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LEAVES' EYES Working on 'My Destiny' Video

LEAVES' EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — has commenced work on the video for the new single, "My Destiny", with Patric Ullaeus (DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL) of Revolver Film Company in Gothenburg, Sweden. Commented the group, "The scenes with the band ...

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SAXON, ANVIL Confirmed For U.K.'s HELLFIRE II Festival

SAXON and ANVIL have been confirmed for the Hellfire II festival, set to take place November 6-8, 2009 at the NEC in Birmingham, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:: SAXON ANVIL FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM TESSERACT VIKING SKULL RISE TO REMAIN SPIT LIKE THIS SACRED MOTHER TONGUE OCTOBER FILE For more information, ...

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HELIX Interviewed On 'Wyldside Radio'; Video Available

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX were interviewed by "Wyldside Radio" on July 10, 2009 prior to the band's performance at the Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, Oklahoma. Watch the question-and-answer session below. HELIX has set "Vagabond Bones" as the title of its new album, tentatively due in the fall in Europe through AOR Heaven. According to ...

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LAMB OF GOD Guitarist: F**k LIMP BIZKIT!

The billing dispute between MACHINE HEAD and LIMP BIZKIT was the subject of much Internet chatter prior to this past weekend's U.K. edition of the Sonisphere festival, with Robb Flynn and Co. pulling out of their slot at the event after having been bumped down the lineup with the addition of Fred Durst and his ...

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MANIAC, ANDREW LILES And CZRAL Team Up To Release Album

Former MAYHEM frontman Maniac (also of SKITLIV, SEHNUCHT, BOMBEROS) has teamed up with Andrew Liles (CURRENT 93, NURSE WITH WOUND, SEHNSUCHT) and Czral (VIRUS, VED BUENS ENDE, AURA NOIR, DØDHEIMSGARD) to release an album that he and Czral began working on in 1996. The 14-track LP will have the title "Det Skjedde Noe Når Du ...

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NOMINON: Upcoming Releases Detailed

Swedish death metallers NOMINON have issued the following update: "The pre-production recordings of the new material for the forthcoming album are moving on. So far, three songs has been taped and it all feels fucking cool to finally get some new shit recorded, even though it's all roughly done on a basic four-tracker by the ...

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