January 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE ABSENCE Parts With Ways With Guitarist PETER JOSEPH

Tampa, Florida-based metallers THE ABSENCE have released the following statement: "As most of our friends and fans know, the last year has brought THE ABSENCE some ups and downs, and most of us have emerged a much stronger and dedicated group at the end of it all. We owe as much to our fans who ...

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THE MAN-EATING TREE Parts Ways With Singer

THE MAN-EATING TREE — the atmospheric metal band featuring former SENTENCED drummer Vesa Ranta alongside current/former members of POISONBLACK, REFLEXION and EMBRAZE — has issued the following update: "Unfortunately, we have to inform that Tuomas [Tuominen] does not continue any longer in our band as a vocalist. Various musical and also non-musical aspects led us ...

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AEON Drummer Taking A Break; Replacement Announced

Swedish death metal overlords AEON have issued the following update: "Arttu [Malkki, drums] has decided to take a break from AEON. He and his girlfriend are expecting twins in March and he wants to focus on his family at this point. We have no idea on how long this break will be, but there is ...

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FEN: New Song Available For Streaming

"Consequence", a new song from progressive black metallers FEN, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's third album, "Dustwalker", which is scheduled for release on January 21 via Code666. A three-piece whose lineup comprises The Watcher (guitars and vocals), Grungyn (bass and vocals) and Derwydd (drums), FEN's music ...

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SOULHEALER Completes Recording New Album

Finnish metallers SOULHEALER have issued the following update: "One year has passed again, and this was a really great one for SOULHEALER. One highlight was for sure our first show in Germany at the warmup show of the Headbangers Open Air, where we had a blast. And we hope and promise to be back in ...

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GWAR/MINISTRY Bassist CASEY ORR Pays Tribute To MIKE SCACCIA

Bassist Casey Orr (MINISTRY, RIGOR MORTIS, GWAR) has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the passing of MINISTRY and RIGOR MORTIS guitarist Mike Scaccia: "How do I say goodbye to Mike Scaccia? How do I say goodbye to my best friend, my bandmate, my songwriting partner, my mentor, and yes, sometimes my tormentor? How ...

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ADAGIO: Demo Versions Of Two New Songs Posted Online

Demo versions of two new songs from French neo-classical metallers ADAGIO"Torn" and "Carry The Cross" — can be streamed below. The tracks — which feature the vocals of American singer Kelly Sundown Carpenter, who has previously worked with BEYOND TWILIGHT, OUTWORLD and DARKOLOGY — will appear on ADAGIO's next album, to be released ...

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JOHN 5: 3D Version Of 'Noche Acasador' Video To Debut At NAMM

The 3D version of "Noche Acasador", the new video from former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 (real name: John William Lowery), will be premiered at the Coffin Case booth at the 2013 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention which will take place January 24-27 at the ...

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