August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

'Slow Southern Steel' Documentary: More Details Revealed

Coming in 2010: One of the most comprehensive southern metal documentaries in history! Appropriately dubbed "Slow Southern Steel", the 80-plus-minute film is executive-produced by Karim Khan (I'm Better Than Everyone Records) and directed by RWAKE vocalist CT and David Lipke with the additional and integral assistance of George Hancock, Alix Petrovich and BEER WOLF guitarist ...

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CIVILIZATION ONE: New Album To Feature Guest Appearance By HELLOWEEN Guitarist

CIVILIZATION ONE, the band led by singer Chitral "Chity" Somapala (ex-FIREWIND, FARO, AVALON) and bassist Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson (MALADAPTIVE, ex-HEAVENLY), has finished recording its sophomore album, "Calling the Gods". Having overcome the obstacles posed by several lineup changes, CIVILIZATION ONE has produced an LP that "continues with the sound forged on their debut release, 'Revolution Rising', ...

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LACUNA COIL Guitarists Interviewed On 'The Metal Scene T.V. Show'

"The Metal Scene T.V. Show" host Ron Estrada conducted an interview with guitarists Marco "Maus" Biazzi and Cristiano "Pizza" Migliore of the Italian rock/metal act LACUNA COIL on July 22, 2009 at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California. The 19-minute clip, which includes performance footage, can be viewed below. LACUNA COIL's latest album, "Shallow ...

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SYCRONOMICA: 'Sycroscope' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Munich, Germany-based "epic black metal" band SYCRONOMICA will release its third album, "Sycroscope", on October 23 via the Bavarian label Silverwolf Productions. The CD was recorded at Munich's Helion Studios, where both of SYCRONOMICA's previous albums — "Paths" (2004) and "Gate" (2006) — were tracked. The cover artwork was created by drummer Michael Bayer. 01. ...

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LIVING HELL's 'Oblivion" Due In October

New England's LIVING HELL will release its new full-length album, "Oblivion", on October 13 through Eulogy Recordings. A song from the CD, entitled "Demonic Assault", is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. Formed in the winter of 2006, LIVING HELL has been a force in New England hardcore for over three ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Announces Finnish Christmas Tour

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen will embark on a Christmas tour of Finland with renowned Finnish musicians Kalevi Kiviniemi, Marzi Nyman and Markku Krohn. They will perform in churches in Lappeenranta, Joensuu, Tampere, Haapajärvi and Seinäjoki and at the Sibelius Hall in Lahti. During 2009, Tarja has performed only three times in Finland: at Rockperry ...

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KISS: New Commercial For Upcoming Album, Tour Posted Online

A 30-second commercial promoting KISS' upcoming album, "Sonic Boom", and the Alive 35 Tour can be viewed below. "Sonic Boom" will be released in Europe on October 5 via Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records. The CD will be made available on October 6 in the U.S. and Canada exclusively via Wal-Mart, Walmart.com and Sam's Club retail ...

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CARACH ANGREN: More Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Dutch symphonic black metal act CARACH ANGREN is currently recording its new album, "Death Came Through A Phantom Ship", at Tidal Wave Studio in Karlsdorf, Germany. A late 2009/early 2010 release via Maddening Media is expected. The third video clip featuring footage from the studio can be viewed below. CARACH ANGREN's last concept album, "Lammendam", ...

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