November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE QUIREBOYS Announce New Drummer

UK's THE QUIREBOYS has announced the addition of drummer Phil Martini (ex-TOKYO DRAGONS) to the group's ranks. According to the band, "previous drummer Pip Mailing was unable to fully commit to [THE QUIREBOYS]' hectic touring schedule. Phil just completed ten shows in Norway and Spain with the QBs and will make his first UK appearance ...

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ABGOTT Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

UK extreme black metallers ABGOTT have issued the following update: "We have announced a lineup change in ABGOTT. We parted ways with our drummer Antichrist and have already replaced him with a new skinbeater named Megiddo. We are happy with him and he has proven to be in a really strong position to be successor ...

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THESYRE Completes Work On New Album

Quebec-based black metallers THESYRE have completed work on their new album, "Résistance". According to vocalist/bassist Eric M. Syre, "We just need to tweak a few things on the final mix and then it's sent out to Osmose Productions. No release date yet." Syre previously stated that "Résistance" would "blend older, current and newer elements for ...

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SHE SAID DESTROY Signs With TABU RECORDINGS

Norwegian extreme metallers SHE SAID DESTROY have inked a deal with Tabu Recordings. The group's sophomore album, "This City Speaks in Tongues", is scheduled for release in Norway on November 17 and the rest of Europe on February 2, 2009. A North American release date has not yet been confirmed. The CD's title track is ...

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GOREFEST: Footage From WAY OF DARKNESS III Festival Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Dutch metallers GOREFEST performing at the Way Of Darkness III Festival, which was held October 2-4, 2008 in Coburg, Germany, can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "brophdefection"). GOREFEST's latest album, "Rise to Ruin", entered the Dutch chart at position No. 61 back in August 2007. Released in the ...

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ABORTED, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE, KEEP OF KALESSIN Confirmed For Germany's LEGACY FEST

ABORTED, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE and KEEP OF KALESSIN have been confirmed for next year's Legacy Fest, set to take place May 20-23 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED BEHEMOTH BELPHEGOR DEMONICAL DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EISREGEN ELUVEITIE FACEBREAKER KATAKLYSM KEEP OF KALESSIN SATYRICON TORTURE KILLER WINTERSUN For more information, visit

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LENG TCH'E: Footage From Germany's BRINGER OF DEATH Festival Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Belgian razorgrind warriors LENG TCH'E performing at the Bringer Of Death festival on September 27, 2008 near Würzburg, Germany can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "brophdefection"). LENG TCH'E recently parted ways with vocalist Boris Cornelissen and replaced him with Serge Kasongo from southern Belgian band ACKROS. The group ...

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DARK FORTRESS, GERNOTSHAGEN Confirmed For Germany's RAGNARÖK VI FESTIVAL

DARK FORTRESS and GERNOTSHAGEN have been confirmed for the Ragnarök VI Festival, set to take place April 17-18, 2009 in Lichtenfels, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): Acts on the bill now include: ADORNED BROOD ALESTORM ALKONOST ARKONA COR SCORPII DARK FORTRESS DORNENREICH EINHERJER FALCHION FEJD FINSTERFORST FJOERGYN GERNOTSHAGEN ...

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CHAOS DIVINE: 'Refuse The Sickness' Video Available

"Refuse The Sickness", the new video from the Western Australia metal band CHAOS DIVINE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's new album, "Avalon", which was released on September 12 nationally around Australia through Firestarter Music. The CD was recorded at Melbourne's Sing Sing studios with producer Jarrad Hearman and contains "ten ...

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