December 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former SAINT VITUS Drummer ARMANDO ACOSTA Dead At 58

The management for doom metal legends SAINT VITUS has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the band's former drummer, Armando Acosta, passed away Thanksgiving Day (November 25) at the age of 58. Armando was one of the original SAINT VITUS members, having joined the group in 1979 when they were known as TYRANT. He was replaced in ...

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KYPCK: New Album Title, Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

KYPCK ("Kursk" in the western alphabet) — the Russian-singing Finnish doom metal band featuring former SENTENCED guitarist Sami Lopakka (a.k.a. S.S. Lopakka) — will release its sophomore album, which is named after the Russian word for "lower" (pronounced "nizhe"), on February 9, 2011 via an as-yet-undisclosed record label. "Lower" track listing (English translations; all original ...

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SIX FEET UNDER: 'Christmas Metal Meeting' Tour Canceled

Florida-based death metallers SIX FEET UNDER have canceled their "Christmas Metal Meeting" tour which was supposed to kick off today (Wednesday, December 1) in Cologne, Germany. Commented vocalist Chris Barnes: "Circumstances and events beyond our control has forced the cancellation of our December tour in Europe. We are deeply aware of the burden this puts ...

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