December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

AUTUMN Schedules 'Altitude' CD-Release Party

Dutch female-fronted metallers AUTUMN have scheduled a CD-release party for their fourth studio album, "Altitude", on Friday, February 13 at Tivoli-De Helling in Utrecht, Holland. The artwork for "Altitude" can be viewed below. The CD was recorded at Arno Krabman's Graveland Studio and was mixed and mastered by Jochem Jacobs (TEXTURES) at Split Second Sound. ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Video Interview Available

The Metal Nurse conducted an interview with with vocalist Maria Brink and guitarist Chris Howorth of the Southern California-based female-fronted band IN THIS MOMENT at the New York City stop of the group's recent tour with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. Watch the nine-minute chat below. IN THIS MOMENT's sophomore album, "The Dream", sold more than ...

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SYRACH To Enter Studio In January

Norwegian doom metallers SYRACH have issued the following update: "We will enter studio on the January 16 to record our new album. The album will be produced by the great Bjørnar Nilsen, who did a good job on our last one as well. No title nor release date is set yet, but we hope to ...

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WACKEN OPEN AIR 2009 Sold Out!

ICS Festival Service GmbH, which organizes the Wacken Open Air festival, has announced that all 70,000 tickets have already been sold for next year's event, which will be held July 30 - August 1, 2009 in Wacken, Germany. "Never before [has] a festival of this size [been] sold out two times within one year," they ...

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Drummer CHARLIE ZELENY Quits BEHOLD… THE ARCTOPUS

Drummer Charlie Zeleny has parted ways with band BEHOLD… THE ARCTOPUS. He explains in a statement, "It's been five-plus years of crazy music, amazing fans and good times but its definitely time for us to part ways. These days I've been really into developing my career as a session drummer live and in the studio ...

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SPIRITUS MORTIS Begins Recording New Album

Long-running Finnish doomsters SPIRITUS MORTIS will enter the studio tomorrow (January 1) to begin recording their long-awaited third album, tentatively due in early 2009 via Firebox Records. SPIRITUS MORTIS is the oldest doom metal band from Finland. The band was formed in 1987 as RIGOR MORTIS, featuring founding members Teemu Maijala (bass, vocals), Jussi Maijala ...

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SPARZANZA: 'Methadream' Video Available

"Methadream", the new video from the Swedish metal/rock band SPARZANZA, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's fourth CD, "In Voodoo Veritas", which will be released in Scandinavia on February 25. A record-release party will be held on February 13 at Nöjesfabriken in Karlstad, Sweden. Support at the show will come from ...

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