September 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

TRISTANIA Joined By Former OCTAVIA SPERATI Guitarist

Norway's TRISTANIA have issued the following update: "We are very happy to announce that Gyri Losnegård has joined the ranks of TRISTANIA as a permanent member! It was never a hard decision to ask her to get on board. We quickly got to know her as a hard-working, talented guitar player, skilled songwriter/lyricist, and, most ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM To Enter Studio In January

Chicago's purveyors of psychedelic blackened metal NACHTMYSTIUM are currently working on material for "Black Meddle Part II" (working title) and will soon embark on the "U.S. Plague Tour" featuring Swedish black metal legends MARDUK alongside MANTIC RITUAL, MERRIMAC and BLACK ANVIL. The trek kicks off on November 20 and runs through December 16. Commented NACHTMYSTIUM ...

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SLAYER: 'World Painted Blood' To Be Released In November

California thrash metal veterans SLAYER will release their new album, "World Painted Blood", in the U.S. on November 3 (one day earlier internationally) via American Recordings/Columbia Records. The final track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. World Painted Blood 02. Unit 731 03. Snuff 04. Beauty Through Order 05. Hate Worldwide 06. Public ...

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CROSSBREED To Release 'KE 101' This Month

Florida industrial metal act CROSSBREED will release its new album, "KE 101", on September 15, 2009 through Driven Music Group, the independent label founded by former KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch. The band has also scheduled a series of warm-up dates in September before embarking on a full-scale U.S. tour later this year. "You would ...

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ACE FREHLEY Interviewed On 'Rock N' Roll Breakfast Show'

The Reverend of the "Rock n' Roll Breakfast Show", which airs on Victoria, British Columbia, Canada's CFUV 101.9 FM radio station, recently conducted an interview with legendary KISS guitarist Ace Frehley. Ace spoke candidly about the songwriting on his new solo album, "Anomaly", how he approaches recording his solos, his sobriety, his upcoming tour, the ...

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CALIBAN: 'Say Hello To Tragedy' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Say Hello To Tragedy", the seventh album from the German metalcore band CALIBAN, sold around 550 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at No. 97 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which ...

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