January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DESPITE: New Song Posted Online

DESPITE, the Swedish metal/hardcore band featuring former DECAMERON guitarist Alex Losbäck, has posted a new song entitled "Mind Plague" on the personal blog of Close-Up magazine writer Daniel Josefsson. It can also be streamed using the widget below. Guest vocals on the track (starting around the 2:24 mark) are supplied by Knut Agnred, ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: More 'Fireangel' Details Revealed

German power metal band MYSTIC PROPHECY entered Prophecy Studios on December 19, 2008 to begin recording its sixth album, entitled "Fireangel", for a May 22 release via Massacre Records. The follow-up to 2007's "Satanic Curses" will be mixed in Sweden under the direction of Fredrik Nordström (DIMMU BORGIR, ARCH ENEMY, IN FLAMES) and R.D. Liapakis ...

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SKID ROW: Libertyville Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's January 23, 2009 concert at The Fuel Room at Austin's Saloon and Eatery in Libertyville, Illinois can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "orion343434"). SKID ROW's latest album, "Revolutions Per Minute", was released on October 24, 2006 via SPV Records. The follow-up to 2003's "ThickSkin" was recorded at WireWorld ...

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IWRESTLEDABEARONCE Completes Recording New Album

IWRESTLEDABEARONCE, the band from Shreveport, Louisiana which mashes up elements of electro, grind and jazz, has finished recording its debut full-length for Century Media Records at producer Ross Robinson's studio with Ryan Boesch (NORMA JEAN) at the helm. A spring release is expected. IWRESTLEDABEARONCE has left the sunny city of Los Angeles and is preparing ...

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AUTUMN: New Album Track-By-Track Breakdown Available

Guitarist/co-vocalist Jens van der Valk of Dutch female-fronted metallers AUTUMN recently gave the German edition of Metal Hammer magazine a track-by-track breakdown of the band's fourth studio album, "Altitude", which will be released on February 13 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy) and February 27 (rest of Europe) via Metal Blade Records. Read it in

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PILGRIMZ To Support GOJIRA In U.K., Ireland

Copenhagen, Denmark-based metal/hardcore act PILGRIMZ has been confirmed as the support band for French progressive metallers GOJIRA on their upcoming tour of the U.K. and Ireland. Comment PILGRIMZ vocalist Max Vegas: "No need to say that the expression of GOJIRA is unique and that the band is one of Europe's leading metal bands. However, I ...

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SEPULTURA's 'A-Lex': First-Week Brazilian Sales Revealed

According to Roadie Crew's Thiago Sarkis, Atração FonográficaSEPULTURA's label in Brazil — has confirmed that "A-Lex", the band's new album and the first to be recorded without either of the foundingCavalera brothers (Max and Igor; on guitar/vocals and drums, respectively), has sold 5,000 copies in its first-week of release in Brazil. Read more ...

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MEGAROCK All-Star Heavy Metal Cover Band To Perform At 'Long Live Rock' Benefit

MEGAROCK — a brand new heavy metal cover band featuring vocalist Walter Figueroa (ATTACKER, SEVERED HAND), guitarists Jack Frost (SAVATAGE, SEVEN WITCHES, BRONX CASKET COMPANY) and "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, SEBASTIAN BACH, PAINMUSEUM), bassist Mike LePond (SYMPHONY X), and drummer Taz Marazz (SEVEN WITCHES) — will perform this Saturday night (January 31) at Dexter's Entertainment ...

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