December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE ALIEN BLAKK: New Album Artwork Revealed

THE ALIEN BLAKK, the band led by guitarist/producer Joshua Craig, is putting the finishing touches on its sophomore album for an early 2009 rrelease. The recording sessions for the CD have been going on since March and the effort is said to be almost near completion. "I will be going back into the studio this ...

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DEAD HEAD: Another New Song Posted Online

Veteran Dutch thrashers DEAD HEAD have posted another new song, "Firegate", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new full-length CD, "Depression Tank", due on February 16, 2009 via Displeased Records. The CD was recorded at Hooiland Studios in Zwolle, Holland and was mixed and mastered by Robert Slump. The ...

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THE QUIREBOYS Record U.K. Football Anthem; Download Available

After the band's sold-out December 22, 2008 concert at the Newcastle Academy, THE QUIREBOYS went into Blast studios and recorded the official song for the U.K. soccer team Blyth Spartans who face Premier League's Blackburn Rovers on January 5 in front of the Setanta Sports. According to What's On NE, releasing a song to celebrate ...

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MOONSPELL: Portuguese Signing Session Announced

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will take part in a signing session prior to their January 9, 2009 concert at São Mamede CAE in Guimarães, Portugal. The event will begin at 16.00h. Upcoming MOONSPELL shows: Jan. 09 - São Mamede CAE - Guimarães, POR Jan. 24 - Principal Club - Thessaloniki, GRE Jan. 25 - Fuzz Club ...

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WOLVERINE Resumes Work On New Material

Drummer Marcus Losbjer of the Swedish progressive metal band WOLVERINE has issued the following update: "I'm looking forward to FINALLY record the new album, after more than three (!) years of writing in a limbo! The absence of inspiration have been really severe this time. This album have been a struggle to write, by far ...

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AVA INFERI Completes Work On New Album

AVA INFERI, the Portugal-based band whose lineup includes guitarist Rune Eriksen (a.k.a. ex-MAYHEM guitarist/songwriter Blasphemer), entered the studio in November to begin recording its third album, "Blood Of Bacchus", for a 2009 release. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Fireflies", "A Witch She Was, The Witch I Am", "Lights", "Last Sign of Summer" ...

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HORSE THE BAND To Enter Studio In March

HORSE THE BAND — the experimental metalcore act from Los Angeles — has issued the following update: "We're about to sign to a new label! I think it is a good home for us. It has other bands that we like and a super-legit history of other bands that we LOOOVE. Can you guess it? ...

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