January 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

AXEL RUDI PELL: 'Into The Storm' First-Week Chart Positions

"Into The Storm", the new album from German guitarist Axel Rudi Pell, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #5 Switzerland: #9 Austria: #40 Finland: #44 In Germany and Switzerland, it's the highest chart entry ever in Axel's 25-year solo career. The CD was recorded with engineer and co-producer Charlie Bauerfeind and features Pell ...

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MARTYR DEFILED To Release 'No Hope No Morality' In April

Britain's MARTYR DEFILED will release its new album, "No Hope No Morality", on April 29 via Siege Of Amida/Century Media. Having forged a reputation as one of the most savagely brutal live acts in the U.K., MARTYR DEFILED is primed for total domination with its darkest, heaviest release yet. "No Hope No Morality" is the ...

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THROWDOWN: 'Intolerance' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Intolerance", the new album from the Southern California metal act THROWDOWN, sold around 2,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 142 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on January 21 via eOne Music, the follow-up to 2009's "Deathless" was recorded at Hurley Recordings in Costa ...

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MEKONG DELTA To Release 'In A Mirror Darkly' In April

For almost thirty years, Germany's MEKONG DELTA has enjoyed an excellent reputation as an independent and exceptionally creative band in the world of progressive metal sounds. Albums such as "The Music Of Eric Zann" (1988) and "Pictures At An Exhibition" (1997) are considered classics of their kind. With their blend of prog metal, classical elements ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: 'Last Call For Alcohol' Video Released

"Last Call For Alcohol", the new video from Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "C'mon Take On Me", which was released in Europe on March 1, 2013 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Split Your Lip" was produced by the bandmembers ...

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ICED EARTH's 'Plagues Of Babylon' Cracks U.S. Top 50

"Plagues Of Babylon", the new album from North American power metallers ICED EARTH, sold around 6,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 49 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Dystopia", opened with around 6,100 units back in October 2011 to enter the ...

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