January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former SCARVE Singer: '2007 Is Damned. Hail 2008!'

Former SCARVE and current PHAZM vocalist Pierrick Valence has issued the following update: "2007's been a fucking nightmare. The year of all changes, bad news and near-death experiences. "I left SCARVE after six years of pure joy and musical hopes. "We'd been together through the best and the worst. We traveled the world from France ...

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BLACK LIGHT BURNS Working On 'More Guitar-Heavy' New Material

BLACK LIGHT BURNS, the band led by former LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland, has commenced work on material for its second album, tentatively due in early 2009. Commented Borland, "The new BLACK LIGHT BURNS is a lot more guitar-heavy than it is synth-heavy. More riffs and slightly heavier and upbeat for the most part. The ...

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SEVERED SAVIOR: New Album Artwork Unveiled

San Francisco-based death metallers SEVERED SAVIOR have unveiled the artwork for their new album, "Servile Insurrection", due later in the year via Willowtip Records. The cover, which was created by Pär Olofsson, can be viewed at this location. SEVERED SAVIOR recently announced the addition of vocalist Anthony Trapani to the group's ranks. "Many ...

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GRAVENLOCH And MUSPELLHEIM To Headline This Year's SEATTLE METAL FEST

GRAVENLOCH and MUSPELLHEIM will headline this year's Seattle Metal Fest, set to take place Saturday, March 29 at Studio Seven in Seattle, Washington. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 12:00-12:30 CORPORAL MORTIFICATION 12:45-01:15 H.M.P. 01:30-02:00 HELL'S EDEN 02:15-02:45 SOUL CRUSHER 03:00-03:30 DECIBAL POINT 03:45-04:15 COERCED INTO BATTLE 04:30-05:00 DIE BY DAY 05:15-05:45 KHRINJ ...

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ODIN'S COURT Rejoined By Guitarist RICK PIERPONT

Lexington Park, Maryland-based progressive rock/metal band ODIN'S COURT has been rejoined by guitarist Rick Pierpont. Commented ODIN'S COURT guitarist/vocalist Matt Brookins: "When Rick left us, things felt incomplete. ODIN'S COURT is a band that promotes friendship, and over the years we've grown to be a close family. Although we had some strong candidates who were ...

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WARRIOR: 'Fighting For The Earth' Album To Be Reissued

UK-based Rock Candy Records, a label focusing on the reissue of vintage hard rock from the '70s, '80s and '90s, set up and run by former Kerrang! writers/current Roadrunner A&R executives Dante Bonutto and Derek Oliver, will re-release WARRIOR's classic "Fighting for the Earth" LP later in the year. More information will be made available ...

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MYGRAIN: New Music Posted Online

Finnish melodic death metal act MYGRAIN has posted two new songs — "Translucent Dreams" and "Shed The Second Skin" — on its MySpace page. Both tracks comes off the group's second album, "Signs of Existence", which is scheduled for release on February 13 via Spinefarm Records. The track listing for the effort is ...

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