June 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

HOUR OF PENANCE To Enter Studio In July

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE have finished writing material for their new album, entitled "The Vile Conception", due this fall through Unique Leader Records. The band will enter 16th Cellar Studio in Rome on July 10 with producer Stefano Saul Morabito to record 10 new songs of "insanely fast and twisted death metal," according ...

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SYMPHONY X Clears Up 'Bonus DVD' Confusion

SYMPHONY X webmaster has posted the following message on the band's MySpace page: "First, a statement from the band's management regarding the bonus DVD: "World Management would like to clear up any misinformation about the attached 'free bonus DVD' that is shrink wrapped to the new SYMPHONY X CD 'Paradise Lost'. The free fan bonus ...

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Ex-ICED EARTH Drummer To Host HIXONFEST

Acclaimed heavy metal drummer Richard Christy (ex-ICED EARTH, DEATH, LEASH LAW, CONTROL DENIED), who currently works for "The Howard Stern Show", will host Hixonfest 2007 on Saturday, July 28 at the Pennant East in Bellmawr, New Jersey. This yearly event is put together by THE HIXON to showcase some of the best metal bands in ...

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PITIFUL REIGN Signs With PUNISHMENT 18

Italian label Punishment 18 has announced the signing of up-and-coming U.K. thrashers PITIFUL REIGN. The band will enter the studio in fall/winter 2007 to record the new album for an early 2008 release. Label spokesperson Marita Mirabella said, "I first saw PITIFUL REIGN at the ANNIHILATOR fan party at Christmas 2005. Even though Punishment 18 ...

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GAIA EPICUS Mainman To Release Solo Debut In October

GAIA EPICUS mainman Thomas C. Hansen will release his debut solo album, "Like a Shadows", on October 12 via Epicus Records. According to a press release, the CD contains 11 tracks, eight of which are instrumentals. All instruments on the album are played by Thomas except a few small guest parts with trumpets, flute and ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's Concert In Bulgaria Attended By 8,000

According to News.bg, 8,000 people attended MOTÖRHEAD's concert on Friday (June 29), the second day of the Kaliakra Rock Fest in Kavarna, Bulgaria. MOTÖRHEAD kicked off the show with "Dr. Rock" and "I Got Mine" from "Another Perfect Day", before performing several songs from "Inferno" and "Sacrifice", and climaxing with "Killed By Death" ...

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