May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DISMEMBER Comments On Upcoming DVD

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER will release a brand new DVD, entitled "Under Bloodred Skies", in June via Regain Records. The two-disc set will include footage of two separate concerts (one in the Netherlands and the other at last year's Party.San Open Air festival, which was held in Bad Berka, Germany) plus tons of backstage ...

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METALLICA Named 'Ballsiest Band' At SPIKE GUYS' CHOICE AWARDS

METALLICA was honored with the "Ballsiest Band" award at the third annual Spike Guys' Choice Awards, which was taped last night (Saturday, May 30) in Culver City, California. METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and bassist Robert Trujillo were there to collect the award, which was presented to them by the members of the Canadian heavy metal ...

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VANDÖD To Begin Recording New Album In June

Swedish black metallers VANDÖD will enter the studio in June to begin recording their second full-length album, "Dö". The follow-up to 2007's "As" is tentatively due in the fall. Commented drummer Daniel Wikforss: "Our last album was a very raw and unpolished effort, and almost all of it was recorded in one takes, since we ...

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PESTILENCE Mainman Interviewed In Athens; Video Available

Greek metal webzine Metal Hunter conducted an interview with with Patrick Mameli (guitar, vocals) of the resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE on April 28, 2009 in Athens, Greece. Watch the chat in two parts below. PESTILENCE was forced to cancel its appearance at last weekend's Maryland Deathfest due to the band's detainment ...

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OBSCURA: Footage From NEUROTIC DEATHFEST Available

Fan-filmed video footage of OBSCURA performing the songs "Anticosmic Overload" and "Choir of Spirits" on May 29, 2009 at the Neurotic Deathfest in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of Natasja Kooiman). "Cosmogenesis", the second full-length album from OBSCURA, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release, ...

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