October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

VARG Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

German viking metallers VARG have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's sophomore album, "Blutaar", is scheduled for release on January 22, 2010. "We're proud to be part of the family without having to hide the wolf in sheep's clothes," the group says in a statement. "Nuclear Blast approached us honestly and have ...

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NILE: New 'Those Whom The Gods Detest' Trailer Posted Online

A trailer for "Those Whom The Gods Detest", the new album from South Carolina-based extreme technical death metallers NILE, can be viewed below. Produced and mixed by Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, QUEENSRŸCHE), along with a drum-recording job by Erik Rutan (CANNIBAL CORPSE, VITAL REMAINS, GOATWHORE), "Those Whom the Gods Detest" features the band's strongest ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: Performance Footage Of Two New Songs Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Rob Zombie performing two new songs — "Werewolf Women of the SS" and "Sick Bubblegum" — last night (Thursday, October 29) at the first show of his North American tour in Phoenix, Arizona can be viewed below (courtesy of "spizzkid"). He is performing with the same band that toured behind his ...

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ACE FREHLEY: Los Angeles Footage Posted Online

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley kicked off his "Anomaly" world tour on October 28 at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California as the support act for ALICE COOPER. Ace's setlist was as follows: 01. Rocket Ride 02. Parasite 03. Outer Space 04. Snowblind 05. Sister 06. Speedin' Back To My Baby 07. Shock Me 08. ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer's DOWN 'N' OUTZ Recording Studio Album

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott supported the reunited MOTT THE HOOPLE on the final night of their run of shows on October 6 at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo in London, England. Elliott and his backing band — which consisted of members of THE QUIREBOYS — appeared under the DOWN 'N' OUTZ banner in what was ...

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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Schedules Australian Appearances

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has scheduled the following personal appearances during the band's Australian tour: Nov. 05 - Melbourne, AUS - KC's Rock Shop (1 p.m.) Nov. 07 - Sydney, AUS - Mall Music, Warringah Mall (10 a.m.) ARCH ENEMY's "The Root Of All Evil" album registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #84 ...

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EVILE: MIKE ALEXANDER's Cause Of Death Revealed

The medical examiners have determined the cause of death for EVILE bassist Mike Alexander, who passed away on October 5, 2009 while on tour with the band in Sweden. According to guitarist Ol Drake, Mike died of a pulmonary embolism, a blockage of an artery in the lung. EVILE has launched a tribute web site ...

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THROWDOWN Inks European Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", in Europe on January 22, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which will be made available in the U.S. on November 10 through E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records), was produced by Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, POWERMAN 5000) and was mixed by Chris ...

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