January 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

BENEATH To Release 'Hollow Empty Void' EP In February

Icelandic death metallers BENEATH will release their debut EP, "Hollow Empty Void", on February 13 via Mordbrann Musikk. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered by guitarist Johann Ingi Sigurdsson at Fossland Studio in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. According to a press release, "Hollow Empty Void" paints a picture of apocalypse and decay through four hard hitting ...

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ELLIOTT'S KEEP To Enter Studio In The Spring

Dallas, Texas-based "metal doom" trio ELLIOTT'S KEEP will enter b>Nomad Studios (SOLITUDE AETURNUS, KING DIAMOND, ABSU) in Carrollton, Texas in late spring to begin recording its sophomore album for a late 2010 release via Brainticket Records. Commented the band: "The writing of our new album is completed. All that remains is finalizing the arrangements for ...

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Ex-WHITESNAKE Guitarist VANDENBERG Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

SatomiMusicumentary conducted an interview with former WHITESNAKE guitarist Adrian Vandenberg at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 14-17, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the chat below. Vandenberg was on hand at NAMM to launch the new company Aristides Instruments. Designed by Poort Artistides ...

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OMNIGOAT To Release 'Souldeath Rendez-Vouz' EP In The Spring

The "all-star" black metal band OMNIGOAT, which consists of current and past members of such prominent Finnish underground acts as ENTHRANIA, RAPTUS SPIRITUALIS, HERESIA, AZARTHERYM, CALL OF THE SHADES and LUDICROUS, will release its new EP, "Souldeath Rendez-Vouz", in the spring. The EP includes five genre-defining cuts, such as "Engine" and "Reptilian Spirit Metamorphosis", both ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Singer To Guest On New OOMPH! Greatest-Hits Collection

German industrial rockers OOMPH! will release their first greatest-hits collection with English lyrics at the end of February. The compilation, titled "Truth or Dare", will contain re-recordings of some of the band's most famous songs. One of these tracks is "Land Ahead" (original title "Land in Sicht"), which will feature Sharon den Adel (WITHIN TEMPTATION) ...

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APOSTASY: Four New Songs Available For Streaming

Four new songs from the Swedish black metal act APOSTASY are available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The tracks will appear on the group's forthcoming third full-length album, "Nuclear Messiah", which will be released later in the year. "Nuclear Messiah" was recorded in part at Ballerina studios in Umeå, Sweden. Vocalist ...

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AC/DC Fans Stay Out Of Trouble

Otago Daily Times reports that police arrested 50 people in Wellington, New Zealand following AC/DC's show last night (Saturday, January 30), mostly for drunk and disorderly behavior. Inspector Mike Coleman said the number was "not bad, (for) a full moon and a nice hot night," given a typical Saturday night brought about 30 ...

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SEVENDUST To Release New Song Next Week

Atlanta's SEVENDUST has finished mixing its new album, "Cold Day Memory", for a tentative spring release. The band says, "It's getting close to time to previewing a new song for all of you. Keep an eye out this week and next for a new song that we will post for everyone that has been waiting. ...

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CRIONICS: New Song Available For Streaming

A new song from Polish metallers CRIONICS entitled "Scapegoat (Welcome to Necropolis)" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the band's new EP, "N.O.I.R.", which will be released later this year through an as-yet-undetermined record label. The CD was mixed with the Wieslawski Bros. at their Hertz ...

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