January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

IRON FIRE To Enter Studio In The Spring

Danish metallers IRON FIRE, who are fronted by FORCE OF EVIL singer Martin Steene, have issued the following update: "We wanna say thanks to all who came to our concerts at the Tour of Triumph; it has been the best tour for us so far. Now we are back home in cold Denmark and most ...

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BLACK MAJESTY: 'Forever Damned' Video Posted Online

Australian melodic power metal band BLACK MAJESTY has uploaded the promotional video for its song "Forever Damned", shot last year at the Benatska Noc Festival in Czech Republic. Watch the clip below. BLACK MAJESTY will support HELLOWEEN on the Sydney and Melbourne dates of their Australian tour. The details are as follows: Feb. 28 - ...

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LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR To Release New Album In March

Chicago-based doomsters LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR will release their new album, "War Metal Battle Master", in March on Southern Lord Records. The CD includes a 20-page booklet featuring art by Jeremy Mohler and graphic design by Seldon Hunt (NEUROSIS, KHANATE, JESU). "War Metal Battle Master" track listing: 01. Horde of Undead Vengeance 02. War Metal ...

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ARMORY: 'The Dawn Of Enlightenment' Out Now

American power metallers ARMORY released their debut album, entitled "The Dawn of Enlightenment", on December 28, 2007. This comes after six long years of lineup additions and song revisions during which a demo with the same title was released in 2004. According to a press release, the CD was recorded with engineer Peter Rutcho (FROZEN, ...

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TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE: New Live Clip Posted Online

TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE, the band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, GAMMACIDE guitarists Rick Perry and Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee and DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez, has issued the following update: "12 Pound Productions has been filming everything TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE has been doing for the last two months for a future DVD. Rehearsals, ...

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SUN DESCENDS Signs U.S., European Deals For New Album

New York City thrashers SUN DESCENDS, who feature in their ranks former EXUMER vocalist Mem von Stein, have signed deals with Khaosmaster Productions (Puerto Rico) and Twilight Distribution (Germany) for the U.S. and European release of their new album, "The Entropy Formula". Both labels will make the album available in their respective terriroties in the ...

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SAXON: New Year's Eve Video Podcast Available

British heavy metal legends SAXON have posted a video podcast from Bulgaria, where they performed at a New Year's Eve celebration alongside the U.S. power metal act HOLYHELL and the Bulgarian rock band BTR. Check out the podcast at this location (M4V file). A 19-minute audio interview with SAXON frontman Biff Byford conducted ...

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INQUESTED Signs With MONDONGO CANIBALE RECORDS

Norwegian thrashers INQUESTED have inked a deal with the Spanish label Mondongo Canibale Records to release their debut album, entitled "The Red Chambers". According to a press release, the band "displays a powerful, technical and melodious metal provided with strength, virtuoso solos, sharp guitars, clean and ripping vocals, and a versatile rhythm section. The band ...

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ANCIENT RITES Confirmed For Greece's METAL HEALING Festival

Belgian metallers ANCIENT RITES will perform at Greece's Metal Healing festival on Sunday, July 27. More information will be made available soon. ANCIENT RITES's latest album, "Rubicon", was released in May 2006 via Season of Mist. The follow-up to 2001's "Dim Carcosa" was recorded at the Spacelab Studio in Germany under the watchful eye of ...

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