January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

CADAVERIC CREMATORIUM Signs With PUNISHMENT 18 RECORDS

Italian extreme death/grind metal band CADAVERIC CREMATORIUM has inked a deal with Punishment 18 Records. The group's fourth full-length album, "Grindpeace", will be released later in the year. Check out audio samples on the band's MySpace page. CADAVERIC CREMATORIUM won the Italian Metal Battle 2006 and represented Italy at the final battle at ...

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CIRCUS DIABLO Frontman To Record Solo Album

Los Angeles-based rock act CIRCUS DIABLO played as a three-piece last night (Wednesday, January 30) at Venice Rocks in Venice, California. "It's the first time I ever performed on a stage as part of a three-piece band," stated vocalist Billy Morrison. "That means, in case you are having a hard time with the math... there ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Singer To Guest On New DAS SCHEIT Album

Vocalist Jarno "Jape" Perätalo of the Finnish gothic metal band TO/DIE/FOR will make a guest appearance on the upcoming album from the German gothic metallers DAS SCHEIT. Jape will sing on track called "Because the Night", which is said to be a cover of the song originally composed by Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith (and ...

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DARK NEW DAY On New Album: 'We Want More Than Anything To Get This Damn Thing Out'

DARK NEW DAY — the band featuring Clint Lowery (guitar; ex-KORN touring member, SEVENDUST) Troy McLawhorn (guitar; EVANESCENCE, ex-DOUBLE DRIVE), Clint's brother Corey Lowery (bass; ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) Brett Hestla (vocals; ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) and Will Hunt (drums; EVANESCENCE, ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) — has issued the following update: "Just want to let everyone know we're ...

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CURSE YOUR NAME To Release Debut In March

North Carolina rock 'n' roll five-piece CURSE YOUR NAME will release its self-titled debut on March 31. The group has been working hard on this project since its stint on the widely popular MTV show "Battle for Ozzfest" under the band name CYNDER. "We feel that with the current state of the music business, it's ...

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SKID ROW: Footage From 'Vince Neil's Motley Cruise' Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW performing on Vince Neil's Motley Cruise last week can be viewed below (courtesy of "ifinglovevr"). Vince Neil's Motley Cruise departed from Miami on January 24 and set sail for the Mayan Riviera, stopping by Key West, before making its way to Cozmel, Mexico. Other performers on the cruise included ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Drummer At NAMM; Video Available

Video footage of BLACK STONE CHERRY drummer John Fred Young's solo performance at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show on January 18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California can be viewed below (courtesy of "Termina8ed"). Holland's FaceCulture spoke to Ben Wells and bassist Jon Lawhon from BLACK STONE CHERRY ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Norwegian extreme metal four-piece KEEP OF KALESSIN recently entered the studio with producer Rune Stavnesli (NECROPHAGIA) to begin recording the follow-up to 2006's "Armada" for a spring release. "We were supposed to deliver the final mix for mastering today (January 31) at 3:00 p.m., however, we decided to do some changes to the title track ...

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