February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

ICED EARTH: Video Footage Of Mexico City Signing Session

U.S. power metallers ICED EARTH took part in a signing session on February 1, 2010 prior to their first-ever concert in Mexico City. Video footage of the event can be viewed below (courtesy of Search & Destroy). ICED EARTH's most recent full-length studio album, "The Crucible of Man (Something Wicked Part II)", sold 6,700 copies ...

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ORDER OF ENNEAD To Film 'The Concept Of Our Extinction' Video

ORDER OF ENNEAD, the Florida extreme metal band featuring Steve Asheim (drums; DEICIDE), Scott Patrick (bass; RESURRECTION), Kevin Quirion (guitar, vocals; COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN) and John Li (guitar), will film a video for the song "The Concept of Our Existence", the ripping opening track off their upcoming sophomore release, "An Examination Of Being", later ...

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HYPOCRISY, RAGE, DARK AGE Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ OPEN AIR

HYPOCRISY, RAGE and DARK AGE have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Flugplatz in Ballenstedt/Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK MESSIAH BURNING SKIES DARK AGE DELAIN DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DORO EISBRECHER END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY ...

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HAMMERFALL, VARG Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

HAMMERFALL and VARG have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 5-11, 2010 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABSTINENZ ACELDAMA ASHES YOU LEAVE BEHEMOTH CANNIBAL CORPSE DECAPITATED DEMONICAL DORNENREICH ENOCHIAN THEORY ENSIFERUM EPICA EQUILIBRIUM EX DEO HAMMERFALL HEIDEVOLK IMMORTAL INSISION ...

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THE SORROW In Writing Mode

Austrian metallers THE SORROW are currently writing material for their third album, tentatively due this fall. Video footage from the band's rehearsal room can be found at the official THE SORROW YouTube channel. A couple of the clips are available below. THE SORROW's sophomore album, "Origin Of The Storm", entered the German Media ...

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WEEDEATER: New Album Title Announced

North Carolina's sludge pillagers WEEDEATER have set "Jason...The Dragon" as the title of their fourth album, tentatively due this fall via Southern Lord Recordings. The CD will be recorded starting late April with producer Steve Albini (NIRVANA, NEUROSIS, PIXIES) at his Electrical Audio studio in Chicago, Illinois. WEEDEATER — in light of the recent loss ...

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VOIVOD To Headline RELAPSE RECORDS' SXSW Label Showcase

Relapse Records has announced the details for its 2010 South by Southwest (SXSW) label showcase. The showcase, presented in part with Roxwel.com, will be held at Red 7 (611 E. 7th St.) in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, March 17. The all-ages event will be open to the public as well as SXSW badge and wristband ...

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SLAYER Interviewed By Q101 WKQX At GRAMMY AWARDS

Tim Virgin of Q101 WKQX, "Chicago's premier alternative music station," conducted an interview with SLAYER members Kerry King (guitar) and Dave Lombardo (drums) backstage at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, which was held last night (Sunday, January 31) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Watch the chat below. SLAYER's track "Hate Worldwide" was ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: New Album Details Revealed

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will release their fourth album, "Paradogma", on March 30 via Unique Leader Records. The CD cover art was created by Gyula Havancsàk, who has previously worked with such acts as ANNIHILATOR and DESTRUCTION. "Paradogma" was recorded at 16th Cellar studios in Rome with producer Stefano Morabito and was mastered ...

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