December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

MORTIIS On New Material: 'The Music So Far Is Pretty Varied'

MORTIIS has been busy writing and recording new material for a new album, to be released 2007 through an as-yet-undetermined label (the band is no longer signed to Earache Records). "The music so far is pretty varied," said frontman and band namesake Mortiis. "There's a bunch of really heavy stuff in there, probably the hardest ...

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SENTENCED: 'Buried Alive' DVD Certified Gold In Finland

Not even a week after its release, SENTENCED's posthumous DVD, "Buried Alive", has been certified gold in the band's native Finland, where it topped the official chart. Commented guitarist Sami Lopakka: "There's nothing like living to witness your own post mortem success." An e-card for "Buried Alive" DVD, which captures the Finnish band's final performance ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'Music For The Divine' To Receive U.S. Release In January

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes' (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) latest solo album, "Music for the Divine", will receive its long-awaited U.S. release on January 30, 2007 via Demolition Records. The CD, which is available now in Europe on Frontiers Records, was recorded in Chad Smith's (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) house in Los Angeles and again features ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: New Album Preview Available

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band WITHIN TEMPTATION has issued the following update: "Prior to our new album we already have a great preview for you! In co-operation with game developer Spellborn we have made a special game trailer. In this trailer you can see shots of 'The Chronicles of Spellborn' yet to be released. The ...

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NAGLFAR Added To CELTIC FROST / SATYRICON Japanese Tour

Swedish black metal titans NAGLFAR have been added to CELTIC FROST's Japanese "Extreme The Dojo" tour dates with SATYRICON: Jan. 16 - Tokyo, JPN @ Club Quattro Jan. 17 - Osaka, JPN @ Club Quattro Jan. 18 - Nagoya, JPN @ Club Quattro As previously reported, NAGLFAR has finished recording its new album, "Harvest", tentatively ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: 'Flying Aces Tour 2007' Cancelled?

The previously announced Flying Aces Tour 2007, featuring CIRCLE II CIRCLE, DIONYSUS and SQUALER A.D., which was scheduled to kick off in Germany in early January, has reportedly been cancelled. CIRCLE II CIRCLE's latest album, "Burden of Truth", was released in October via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Tampa's Morrisound Recording. ...

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NIDINGR Recruits Ex-NILE Drummer, 1349 Bassist

Norwegan black/thrash metal act NIDINGR has announced the addition of drummer Tony Laureano (ex-NILE, ANGELCORPSE) to the group's ranks. "Sabizz [previous drummer] is still going to play with us in future gigs, but then mainly in Norway and not on albums," the band writes in an online update. "Seidemann from 1349 is going to do ...

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