January 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

AHOLA To Release 'Tug Of War' In March

AHOLA, the new "vital rock act" launched by Jarkko Ahola of the Finnish metal groups TERÄSBETONI and NORTHERN KINGS, will release its sophomore album, "Tug Of War", on March 21 via Playground Music. "Our first recording went well and we raised the bar high then, so there was some work to be done to make ...

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ONE MACHINE Featuring Ex-TESTAMENT, MERCENARY, Ex-MNEMIC Members: 'Distortion' Lyric Video

The Mike Sloat-directed lyric video for "The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth", the title track of the debut album from ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), can be seen below. "The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth" will be released on February 18 ...

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OBSCURA Guitarist CHRISTIAN MUENZNER Working On Second Solo Album

Guitarist Christian Muenzner (OBSCURA, SPAWN OF POSSESSION, PARADOX, ex-NECROPHAGIST) is working on his second all-instrumental solo album, following his 2011 debut CD, "Timewarp". The new effort will be entitled "Beyond The Wall Of Sleep" and will feature the OBSCURA rhythm section of Hannes Grossmann on drums and Linus Klausenitzer on bass, as well as keyboard ...

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AEON OF HORUS To Release 'Existence' In March

Canberra, Australia-based progressive metal outfit AEON OF HORUS will release its sophomore effort, "Existence", on March 3. A two-minute teaser video containing a selection of tracks from the CD can be found below. "Existence" features 50 minutes of progressive death metal and sees AEON OF HORUS explore its vast array of influences in an epic ...

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ADAMANTRA To Release Sophomore Album In May

Finnish metallers ADAMANTRA will release their as-yet-untitled sophomore album in May. The band's original vocalist, Tuomas Nieminen, has reclaimed the position, returning to the band from a three-year absence (2011-2013). A teaser of for the forthcoming CD can be viewed below. Comments Nieminen: "The band is excited to get the work of many years out ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Featuring NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members: Debut Album Being Mixed

CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, is mixing its debut album at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER). A spring release is expected. The recording lineup for CONQUERING DYSTOPIA's first ...

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