January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALL THAT REMAINS Frontman Offers Year-End Update

Phil Labonte, frontman for Massachusetts' ALL THAT REMAINS, has issued a year-end update focusing on upcoming headlining tour plans as well as the writing and recording process for the forthcoming follow up to "The Fall of Ideals", tentatively scheduled for a mid-2008 release. "I'm writing stuff again," Labonte says. "It's awesome. I love playing guitar. ...

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THE MIGHTY NIMBUS Signs With DENTAL RECORDS

Minnesota sludge metal kings THE MIGHTY NIMBUS have inked a deal with Sweden's Dental Records. The group's second full-length album, "Chronicles of the Northern Beast", was mixed by Nico Elgstrand (MURDER SQUAD, KRUX, MERCILESS, ENTOMBED) and is scheduled for release later in the year. THE MIGHTY NIMBUS frontman Alexander "The Yeti" Petrovich previously stated that ...

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ON A PALE HORSE To Release 'A Generation Of Vipers' In March

Corporate Punishment Records has set a March 4 release date for the new album from Des Moines, Iowa's ON A PALE HORSE, entitled "A Generation of Vipers". ON A PALE HORSE features guitarist Josh Brainard (ex-SLIPKNOT) and vocalist Aaron Peltz (ex-DOWNTHESUN). Brainard recorded two albums with SLIPKNOT, the group's independent release "Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat" ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST Signs To RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of TOXIC HOLOCAUST. TOXIC HOLOCAUST has released two full-length albums, "Evil Never Dies" and "Hell on Earth", in addition to several split releases and 7" singles since forming in '99. TOXIC HOLOCAUST's newest material will appear on the upcoming "Thrashing Like A Maniac" compilation due out on January 21 ...

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THE ARCANE ORDER: Another New Song Posted Online

THE ARCANE ORDER, the Danish band featuring vocalist Kasper Thomsen (RAUNCHY) and guitarist Flemming C. Lund (INVOCATOR, ex-AUTUMN LEAVES), has posted a new song, entitled "Eruptions of Red", on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off the band's forthcoming sophomore album, "In the Wake of Collisions", due in Europe on January 14 ...

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BRUCE KULICK Featured In Guitarhoo! Fave 5

Yahoo! has launched a new feature in their Guitarhoo! section called Fave 5 which features musicians sharing their five favorite songs of all time. Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick was asked to participate in their inaugural posting, and among the songs Bruce named are "Sunshine of Your Love" by CREAM, ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Best-Of' Double-CD Due In March

Rhino Records has set a March 18 release date for a "best-of" double-CD from progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER, entitled "Greatest Hit & 19 Other Pretty Cool Songs". More information will be made available soon. DREAM THEATER's new anime-themed video, "Forsaken", will premiere in early 2008. To whet the fans' appetites, Roadrunner Records is offering ...

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MARDUK Explains Athens Concert Cancellation

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have cancelled their previously announced January 15, 2008 concert at the Underworld Club in Athens, Greece. The group's booking agency, Massive Music, has issued the following statement regarding the matter: "Looking for a ferry connection between Turkey and Greece we realized after summer season there're no direct connections and the other ...

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