January 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHADOW SOCIETY Releases First Single

"Shrouded In Darkness", the long-awaited first single from SHADOW SOCIETY, the band formed in 2011 by Asgrim (IMMANIFEST, YETI) and Rob Thoth (CHRONZON), can be streamed below. Mixed and mastered at the Audio Refinery by Eric Koondel (SOILWORK, CYNIC, MALEVOLENT CREATION), the song is a glimpse into the dark arts of SHADOW SOCIETY. Ambience, brutality, ...

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DIRGE ETERNAL Recruits Former DREAMTALE Singer

Finnish horror metallers DIRGE ETERNAL, who feature former TURISAS bassist Hannes Horma on guitar, have announced the addition of former DREAMTALE singer Nils Nordling to the group'sranks. DIRGE ETERNAL parted ways with vocalist Jani Perta in November. The band explained in a statement: "Everyone agrees that taking this band to the next level is not ...

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Singapore's ZUSHAKON To Release Full-Length Debut This Month

Singapore's ZUSHAKON will release its self-titled full-length debut digitally on January 13 via Sonic Blast Media. Influenced by MAYHEM, BATHORY, CELTIC FROST and DARKTHRONE, ZUSHAKON was formed in 2006 by Kyng Hades Almighty (vocals and lyrics) and Armaros (guitar, bass and drums) with a desire to unleash their "sick and twisted" blend of black and ...

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Former ONE WITHOUT Members Launch CHARACTERS

Three former members of the Swedish modern metal band ONE WITHOUT have launched a brand project called CHARACTERS. The new group's debut single, "Save The Fallen", offers the first taste of what fans can expect from CHARACTERS' upcoming EP. "Save The Fallen" will be made available on January 2 via the biggest digital music providers. ...

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PESTILENCE: New Album Cover Art Unveiled

Resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metallers PESTILENCE will enter the studio in February to begin recording their new album, "Obsideo". The drum tracks on the CD will be laid down by Dave Haley of Australia's PSYCROPTIC. Songtitles set to appear on the effort include "Necromorph", "Saturation", "Soulrot", "Laniatus" and "Superconcious". According to guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli, ...

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TRIXTER Drummer Interviewed On 'Maximum Threshold' (Audio)

Drummer Mark "Gus" Scott of reunited good-time rock and rollers TRIXTER was interviewed on a recent edition of the "Maximum Threshold" radio show. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. TRIXTER's new album, "New Audio Machine", was released on April 24, 2012 in North America via Frontiers Records. Featuring the ...

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CTULU To Release 'Seelenspiegelsplitter' In April

Northern Germany's Lovecraftian act CTULU will release its third full-length studio album, "Seelenspiegelsplitter", on April 12-13. The album will be launched at two gigs in Hamburg and Erfurt, respectively, and will be made available via Nocturnal Empire. Joining the band on stage during the release gigs will be Bristol's FEVER SEA, Kiel's AEBA (which features ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION Completes Recording New Album

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION have finished recording their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi is currently mixing the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich as "much wider than [that ...

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