December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

Poland's TRAUMA To Release New Album In February

Polish metallers TRAUMA have completed work on their sixth studio album, "Archetype Of Chaos", for a February 2010 release via Witching Hour Productions. TRAUMA completed the recordings for the new CD in November while the band was in negotiations with several labels for a new record deal. Finally, in December, TRAUMA inked a deal with ...

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GOD FORBID To Support LIFE OF AGONY On Long Island

New Jersey metal titans GOD FORBID will be direct support for LIFE OF AGONY on Friday, January 29 at the Crazy Donkey in Farmingdale, New York. Upcoming GOD FORBID shows: Jan. 09 - Clifton, NJ @ Dingbatz Jan. 29 - Famingdale, NY @ The Crazy Donkey (w/ LIFE OF AGONY) When asked about GOD FORBID's ...

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SUPREME PAIN Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Dutch brutal death metallers SUPREME PAIN, who feature in their ranks members of SINISTER, CONSOLATION, PUTREFIED and FONDLECORPSE, have parted ways with bassist Tadej Cholewa and have replaced him with Alesa Sare (ROOTA BALOOTA, SARCASM). Commented the band: "Tadej Cholewa could not combine his work with playing in SUPREME PAIN anymore. The fact that he ...

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ZAK STEVENS, ROLAND GRAPOW To Appear On New SOULSPELL Album

Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, SAVATAGE) and Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, HELLOWEEN) are among the guest musicians who have contributed to "The Labyrinth Of Truths", the second full-length album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL. Conceived by drummer Heleno Vale, SOULSPELL features "many singers play[ing] different characters in a story concerning the conflicts among ...

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DAWN OF DEMISE To Release 'A Force Unstoppable' In January

Danish death metallers DAWN OF DEMISE will release their second full-length album, "A Force Unstoppable", on January 19, 2010 via Deepsend Records. Check out the cover artwork below. A track from the CD, "Multiple Flatlines", is available for streaming below. DAWN OF DEMISE's debut album, "Hate Takes Its Form", was released in Europe on January ...

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SOUL EMBRACED Announces New Guitarist

Little Rock, Arkansas-based metallers SOUL EMBRACED have announced the addition of guitarist Ed Collins to the group's ranks. The band states, "Ed is an amazing guitarist and we have begun collaborating on a ton of new songs for the new SOUL EMBRACED record. Ed has helped give us the new and improved sound we've been ...

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WHITECHAPEL: Footage From Pre-Production Sessions Posted Online

Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL have entered Audiohammer studios in Sanford, Florida with acclaimed producer Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, ALL THAT REMAINS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CHIMAIRA, DEVILDRIVER) to begin recording their third album for a late spring/early summer release via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2008's "This Is Exile" will feature artwork by Dusty ...

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