October 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLACK WIDOW's Long-Awaited New Album Due This Halloween

BLACK WIDOW the groundbreaking occult progressive hard rock group which was allegedly "banned" by the BBC and besieged by religious nutters when it originally emerged in 1970 returns to the Sabbat in 2011 with a brand new studio album, "Sleeping With Demons", released on October 31, distributed by Cargo Records. "Sleeping With Demons", which marks ...

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FULLFORCE Working On New Material

FULLFORCE the new Swedish melodic metal outfit featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass has issued the following update: "FULLFORCE will during the rest of 2011 and early 2012 ...

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INFERNAEON Announces New Singer

Floridian blackened death metal band INFERNAEON has announced the addition of singer Eric Rhodes to the group's ranks. Commented bassist Kevin Gibbons: "We all think it's great to work with a guy like Eric. His voice and range are amazing and he really contributes to our sound. Jeramie Kling, Steven Harger, Dave Stein, and Taylor ...

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ILLNATH Signs With PITCH BLACK RECORDS

Pitch Black Records has announced the signing of the Danish female-fronted melodic death metal outfit ILLNATH. The band's third album, "Third Act In The Theatre Of Madness", will be released on November 18. Formed in 1999, ILLNATH is a band which has evolved explosively through the years. Initially labeled as a symphonic black metal act ...

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PHIL VARONE Signs With California Exotics For Line Of Sex Toys

California Exotic Novelties, a major, global manufacturer of adult novelties, has partnered with former SKID ROW and SAIGON KICK drummer Phil Varone to create a line of sex toys, including a realistic toy molded from Varone's manhood, for release in early 2012. "This is the first time a novelty manufacturer has molded a mainstream rock ...

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VAN HALEN Autograph Forger Pleads Guilty In Missouri

According to Reuters, a 49-year-old Missouri man who peddled more than 1,200 record album covers and sports memorabilia items including VAN HALEN's classic LP "5150" with forged signatures plead guilty to fraud charges in federal court on Monday. David Bruce Shryock used eight different eBay accounts to defraud victims of more than $175,000, ...

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WHITECHAPEL: 'Recorrupted' EP Details Revealed

Knoxville, Tennessee extreme metallers WHITECHAPEL will release a new EP, "Recorrupted", on November 8 via Metal Blade Records. The effort features a brand new track titled "Section 8", a cover of PANTERA's "Strength Beyond Strength", an acoustic version of "End OF Flesh", and remixes of "Breeding Violence" by BIG CHOCOLATE and "This Is Exile" by ...

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CLUTCH Announces Annual Holiday Shows

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have just announced their annual holiday shows for 2011. The guys will be playing five shows starting in Boston, Massachusetts on December 27 and culminating with an epic New Year's Eve performance at the famed Trocadero in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Support on these dates will come from CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and KYNG. The ...

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