December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SAEL To Release Debut Album In April

SAEL, the French black metal band which features in its ranks members of ASMODEE, REVERENCE, OFFENDING and ACARUS SARCOPT, will release its debut album, "The Sixth Extinction", on April 30, 2010 via Pictonian Records. The CD was recorded at the Drudenhaus (ANOREXIA NERVOSA, ASMODEE, REVERENCE, ULTRA VOMIT, NECROBLASPHEME) and Echoes (ANNTHENNATH, OTARGOS, OFFENDING, ANGMAR) studios ...

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MEMBARIS Completes Work On 'Grenzgänger'

German black metallers MEMBARIS will release their third full-length album, "Grenzgänger", in early 2010 via ARTicaz. According to a press releaese, the music on the follow-up to 2007's "Into Nevermore" ranges from chaotic, aggressive, cold but yet melodic black metal to more meditative sound structures that can best be described as ambient/noise in the vein ...

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CHAOS INCEPTION: Debut Album Out Now

Huntsville, Alabama death metallers CHAOS INCEPTION have released their debut album, "Collision With Oblivion", via Colombia's Brutalized Records. The CD was engineered by Lance Wright (VILE, ABRAXAS, QUINTA ESSENTIA) and it features "brutal, technically precise death metal in the vein of MORBID ANGEL, NILE and ANGELCORPSE," according to a press release. "Collision With Oblivion" track ...

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XERATH Interviewed At HELLFIRE II Festival

Corrosion TV conducted an interview with U.K.-based experimental/progressive extreme metallers XERATH at the Hellfire II festival, which was held November 6-8, 2009 at the NEC in Birmingham, England. Watch the chat below. XERATH recently parted ways with guitarist Andy Phillips. The group's bassist, Owain Williams, has since taken over guitar duties for the band. A ...

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RUFFIANS: European Dates Announced

RUFFIANS, the reunited power metal band from the San Francisco Bay Area, has scheduled the following dates: April 01 - Gloppe - Leeuwarden, The Netherlands April 02 - Sounds - Lübeck, Germany (RockTower Festival Warm-Up Show) April 03 - RockTower Festival - Lübeck, Germany April 04 - Treue - Bremen, Germany RUFFIANS' latest 11-track studio ...

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MOURNING BELOVETH Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Guitarist Brian Delaney has left Irish doom titans MOURNING BELOVETH and has been replaced by Pauric Gallagher (DECAYOR). The band states, "After more than a decade of inebriation and abuse, adventure and struggle, and four albums straight from the heart, Brian has decided that his journey with us as an active part of MOURNING BELOVETH ...

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Legendary Actor CHRISTOPHER LEE To Release 'Symphonic Metal' Album

Legendary actor Christopher Lee, who has appeared in such cinematic milestones as "Lord Of The Rings", "Star Wars", "The Man with the Golden Gun" and "Dracula", will release "Charlemagne", a concept album with original words and symphonic metal music, on March 15, 2010. Composer Marco Sabiu, best known for his collaborations with Kylie Minogue, TAKE ...

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CODE's KVOHST Launches HEXVESSEL Solo Project

HEXVESSEL, the solo musical outlet of Mathew "Kvohst" McNerney (CODE, DØDHEIMSGARD) with collaborations with other occult musicians and lyricists, has released its debut track on the "Death Aesthetics" CD via Paradigms Records. An audio sample of "Preachers Orchard", which also features a guest appearance by CODE's Andy "Aort" McIvor, is available for streaming on the ...

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