June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

INSOMNIUM, THE ROTTED Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Finnish melodic deathsters INSOMNIUM and London grinders THE ROTTED have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ALTERNATIVE CARPARK AMON AMARTH ANATHEMA APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY ARTHEMIS BATTLELORE BEHOLDER BISONHAMMER BLIND GUARDIAN ...

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ODIUM: 'At The Bottom' Video Released

"At The Bottom", the new video from Walkerton, Ontario, Canada-based metallers ODIUM, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Chad Archibald of Black Fawn Films at and old abandoned farmhouse in Guelph, Ontario. The track is taken from the group's recently released Year of the Sun debut album of the same name, which ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Confirmed For U.K.'s SONISPHERE Festival

The reunited original lineup of LIMP BIZKIT has been confirmed for the METALLICA-headlined inaugural Sonisphere festival, set to take place on August 1-2 at the legendary Knebworth Park, United Kingdom. Frontman Fred Durst comments, "We are honored to be a part of such an event as Knebworth and even more excited to be returning to ...

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BURDEN OF GRIEF In Writing Mode

German melodic death/thrash metallers BURDEN OF GRIEF are currently working on material for their new album, tentatively due in early 2010. The follow-up to 2007's "Death End Road" will contain 10 songs, seven of which have already been completed, and will be mixed and mastered by Swedish producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH). The ...

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TEMPLAR To Release 'Dark Circus' In July

Australian "darkwave metal" band TEMPLAR will release its new album, "Dark Circus", on July 21 via Rotting Corpse Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Preaching to the Perverted" will include the single "Welcome to the Show", the video for which can be viewed below. TEMPLAR is: Dan Yohan - Vocals,Guitars Rafael - Bass, Synthesizers Toad - ...

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ATHEIST: Live Album Sample Available

Reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST are currently streaming the song "Unquestionable Presence" — taken from the forthcoming live album, entitled "Unquestionable Presence: Live At Wacken" — on their MySpace page. "Unquestionable Presence: Live At Wacken" is scheduled for release on July 21 via Relapse Records. The set, which was mixed by Matt ...

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