October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALICE IN CHAINS: 'In The Studio' Book Due In The Spring

Rock 'N' Roll Books has announced that the forthcoming book "Alice In Chains: In The Studio", due in retail outlets everywhere in the spring of 2010, is now available for pre-order for $20.00 U.S. (including shipping/handling.) Featuring first-hand accounts of the writing and recording of the band's classic catalog of LPs/hits via interviews with producers ...

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EERIE VON's Photo Book Pushed Back To December

From the deepest depths of punk rock's 1970s primordial wastelands, through the stygian goth swamps of the 1980s, and on into the bloodstained arenas of 1990s heavy metal, Eerie Von witnessed it all. Beginning as the unofficial photographer for punk legends the MISFITS and later taking charge of the bass guitar as a founding member ...

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EDGE OF SPIRIT: New Video Teaser Posted Online

A teaser for "Destroy", the new video from the Japanese hardcore/metal act EDGE OF SPIRIT, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's self-titled fourth album, which will be released on November 11, 2009 via the OCH label. The CD was mastered by Alan Douches (MASTODON, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) ...

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SVARTSOT Begins Recording New Album

Danish folk metal band SVARTSOT has entered the LSD Studio in L├╝beck, Germany to begin recording its sophomore album with producer Lasse Lammert (ALESTORM, INCUBATOR, HALCYON WAY, LUCY'S DOLL). The CD will be released in the spring via Napalm Records. Check out the band's studio diary on the SVARTSOT MySpace page. On December ...

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AWAKE BY DESIGN: Debut Album Out Now

British gothic rock/metal metal band AWAKE BY DESIGN has released its debut album, "Sentiment". The CD was recorded at Priory Recording Studio in Sutton Coldfield and was produced by Greg Chandler (ESOTERIC). It was mixed and mastered by Karl Groom (DRAGONFORCE, THRESHOLD). According to a press release, "Sentiment" is "a unique album that offers catchy ...

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REX BROWN's PANTERA Bass Guitars Being Sold

Grinning Elk music company has "been honored" with the task of offering some of the bass guitars from the private collection of Rex Brown, bassist for PANTERA and DOWN. This particular piece is a 2001 Rex-5XL with a one-off, custom flame paint job and was played by Rex on PANTERA's "Reinventing the Steel" tour in ...

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SAWTHIS: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Italian thrash-death metallers SAWTHIS (formerly SOTHIS) have posted performance footage of a new song, "Act Of Sorrow", on their YouTube channel (see clip below). The track comes off the band's forthcoming sophomore album, "Egod", which was recorded at Petemkin Studios with producer Paolo Ojetti (INFERNAL POETRY). 13 songs were written for the CD and 10 ...

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