February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DIVINE HERESY: New Tour Dates Announced

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based metal band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, will embark on a short tour in March/April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 31 - The Rock - Tucson, Arizona Apr. 01 - The Clubhouse - Tempe, Arizona Apr. 02 - Whisky A Go Go - Hollywood, California Apr. ...

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KISS To Enter Studio Next Week

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley was a guest on the "Happy Hour" show this afternoon (Thursday, February 26) on the Fox Business network. During the segment, which can be viewed below, Stanley confirmed to that he, Gene Simmons and the rest of KISS will enter the studio next week to grind out a new record for ...

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OCEANO To Film 'District Of Misery' Video

Chicago's deathcore band OCEANO will film a video for the song "District Of Misery" tomorrow (Friday, February 27) in Los Angeles, California. Directed by Patrick Guera (DIFFICULT HENRY, HARD ECHO) and produced by Brian Thompson at The Vault LA (MUNICIPAL WASTE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, AS I LAY DYING), the clip will be shot in a converted ...

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Former DEVOURMENT Members Working On New Project

Former members of the brutal Texas death metal band DEVOURMENT, Brian "Brain" Wynn (guitar) and Brad Fincher (drums), are reuniting to work on a new project. Commented Brian: "After many years, Brad Fincher, the original drummer for DEVOURMENT 'Molesting the Depapitated' and '1.3.8.', will be joining forces with me for this future band! We are ...

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BLOOD OF CAIN Recording New Material

While Northern California's death metal prophets BLOOD OF CAIN are enjoying the ferociously positive reception metalheads from all points of the globe have given to the band's blistering self-titled EP, the band is hard at work writing and recording tracks for a second release, tentatively due before summer 2009. The band states, "2008 was a ...

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KINETIK CONTROL: New Album To Be Produced By PETER TÄGTGREN

KINETIK CONTROL, the Finnish band featuring members of HAVOC UNIT and SIN:DECAY, will enter the studio in May with producer Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, HYPOCRISY) to begin recording its sophomore album for a late 2009 release. Tentatively titled "Only Truth Remains", the follow-up to last year's "Lack Of Divine Inspiration", will be completed in August. KINETIK ...

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STRYPER: 'Murder By Pride' Due In July

Reactivated Christian hard rockers STRYPER will release their new album, "Murder By Pride", in late July via Big 3 Records. STRYPER recently revealed the winner in the "Murder By Pride" artwork contest — Gilvan Rangel of Campina Grande, Brazil. The winning artwork, which will be used for the group's new CD, can be viewed below. ...

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DRAGONFORCE Announces Spring U.S. Tour

British extreme epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE will be back on U.S. shores this spring to support last year's "Ultra Beatdown". The band will embark on a month-long, headlining tour and hit a batch of markets they did not play on their successful tour last November. The tour was designed specifically as a way to reward ...

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