October 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

PROCESSION: New EP Artwork Revealed; Samples Available

Germany's Iron Kodex Records has revealed the artwork (see below) for the upcoming debut EP, "The Cult Of Disease", by Chilean doom metal hopefuls PROCESSION. Due in early December, the CD will feature three brand-new tracks plus the songs from the sold-out "Burn" demo tape. The three new songs on "The Cult of Disease" are ...

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BILLY CORGAN Says Original SMASHING PUMPKINS Will Never Come Back

According to The Pulse of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has posted a lengthy message online at his blog in which he wrote that the original lineup of the band will never play together again. When Corgan reformed the PUMPKINS in 2007, it was without founding guitarist James Iha and bassist D'Arcy Wretzky. Although ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN Announces DVD Shoot

Springfield, Massachusetts heavy-hitters THE ACACIA STRAIN have confirmed details for the band's forthcoming DVD shoot, which will take place in the band's second hometown of Worcester at the Palladium on December 28, immediately after returning to the U.S. from THE ACACIA STRAIN's first trip to New Zealand and Australia. Tickets are already available for only ...

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DEMIANS: 'Temple' Video Available

"Temple", the new video from the French progressive rock band DEMIANS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Building an Empire", which was released in May via InsideOut Music. The initial pressing came in a lavish digipack and contained a nine-minute bonus track. Steven Wilson of PORCUPINE TREE stated about ...

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DEVIAN: New Album Title, Release Dates Announced

Swedish melodic death/black metallers DEVIAN — who feature in their ranks former MARDUK members Legion (vocals) and Emil Dragutinovic (drums) after their departure from MARDUK — will release their second album, "God To The Illfated", in Europe through Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux: December 12, 2008 Denmark, Norway: December ...

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D-A-D: 'True Believer' Documentary To Be Released On DVD

"True Believer", the documentary about Danish rockers D-A-D filmed and directed over a 25-year-period by Torleif Hoppe — the band's so-called fifth member — will be released on DVD on November 25. The film, which opened in Danish theaters on October 10, will contain English subtitles. A trailer for the documentary can be viewed below. ...

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MUSTASCH: Video Footage From The Road Posted Online

Swedish hard rockers MUSTASCH kicked off a month-long European tour with DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER on October 22 in Prague, Czech Republic. Episode one of their video tour blog can be viewed below. MUSTASCH will release a concert DVD, "In The Night", on November 28. The disc will feature the following: * Live show from Trädgårn, ...

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