December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

HIM: Performance Footage Of Three New Songs Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Finnish "love" metallers HIM performing three brand-new songs — "Heartkiller", "Love, The Hardest Way" and "Scared To Death" — on December 28, 2009 on the first night of the Helldone Festival at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below. HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", will be ...

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MESHUGGAH Drummer Discusses Forthcoming 'Alive' DVD

Zooindustry recently conducted a short interview with drummer Tomas Haake of Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Zooindustry: Without sounding presumptuous, what took so long to get that DVD "Alive" done ? Haake: To be honest, I'm not entirely sure why it took us so long. It's ...

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CRASHDIET: New Album Title Revealed

Swedish glam-rock band CRASHDIET has set "Generation Wild" as the title of its third album, due late March via Gain Records. The 10-song CD was helmed by RamPac, the production and songwriting team formed by Johan Ramström and Patrik Magnusson, in Gröndal, Sweden and is currently being mixed by Tobias Lindell. The title track will ...

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SABBAT's 'Charisma' Album Released On CD For First Time Ever

Pure Steel Records from Germany has just released the sixth album from the Japanese black metal band SABBAT, entitled "Charisma" — the English version of the legendary "Karisma" LP, which was previously unavailable on CD. In addition to brand new artwork (created by Chris Moyen, who has previously worked with such acts as SLAYER, BEHERIT, ...

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VREID Hard At Work On New Material

Hváll (bass) of the Norwegian band VREID has issued the following update: "2009 is coming to an end, and I thought I'd share some thoughts on the year that has been, and some info on the year to come. "We released 'Milorg' [VREID's fourth album] during the first days of 2009. The response and reviews ...

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