November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

BACKYARD BABIES To Support DANKO JONES

Swedish sleaze rockers BACKYARD BABIES will support DANKO JONES on the following dates: Mar. 20 - Vienna, Austria - Flex Mar. 21 - Zurich, Switzerland - Mascotte Mar. 22 - Luzen, Switzerland - Schuur Mar. 26 - Ghent, Belgium - Handelbeurs The latest, self-titled album from BACKYARD BABIES topped the chart in the band's home ...

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BLOODJINN Prepares To Record New Album

Greensboro, North Carolina's BLOODJINN is currently finishing up the writing process for its new album, "Between Breaths", which is tentatively set for an April 2009 release on Forsaken Recordings (which is owned by BLOODJINN frontman Joel Collins). The recording and production will be a collaborative effort between guitarist Kyle Odell at Attack Time Studios and ...

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VULTURE INDUSTRIES Releases Album In Russia, Plans UK Tour In March

Industrial metallers VULTURE INDUSTRIES, who feature in their ranks producer Bjørnar Nilsen alongside a plethora of musicians from the Norwegian scene (including current and former members of BLACK HOLE GENERATOR, SULPHUR, ENSLAVED, DEATHCON, SYRACH, MALICE IN WONDERLAND and TAAKE), released their full-length debut, "The Dystopia Journals", in Russia this month under license to Mazzar Records. ...

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LOUDNESS Drummer MUNETAKA HIGUCHI Dead At 49

WeROCK City has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET that drummer Munetaka Higuchi of veteran Japanese metallers LOUDNESS passed away today (Sunday, November 30) around 10:00 a.m. (Japan Standard Time) at a hospital in Osaka, Japan. He was 49 years old. Higuchi was diagnosed with liver cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma) in April 2008. He had reportedly undergone two ...

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DORO Performs In China; Photos, Video Footage Available

German metal queen Doro Pesch played her first shows ever in China on November 15 and November 16 in Guangzhou and Beijing, respectively, in conjunction with a three-year exhibition/festival/culture exchange project initiated by the Chinese and German governments. According to a posting on Doro's web site, more than 30,000 people turned up to watch her ...

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BELLICIST: New Song Posted Online

BELLICIST, the new band featuring former RECIPROCAL bassist Brent Glover and ex-CRUSHING SKULLS guitarist Michael Osborn, has posted a "very rough" version of the song "The Iscariot Path" on the group's MySpace page . The band says, "This has minimal mixing, and Brent's vocals aren't on here yet, but it's up." According to ...

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AMASEFFER Films Two New Videos

Israel's "holy project" AMASEFFER has issued the following update: "We are happy to announce the shooting/editing of two documented video clips for two songs taken from our debut album, 'Exodus - Slaves for Life'. The chosen ones are: 'Slaves For Life' and 'The Burning Bush'. Both videos will be directed by Israeli Tal Engelstein (founder ...

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