July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

OPETH Frontman Reveals How He Got Into Heavy Metal

Guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH recently spoke to Finland's Domination TV about how he first got into heavy metal. Watch the six-minute chat below. OPETH will take part in the European installment of DREAM THEATER's Progressive Nation tour, set to take place throughout September, October and November 2009. Also appearing on the ...

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BETWEEN THE SCREAMS Signs With BASICK RECORDS

Basick Records has announced the signing of the U.K. emotive, ambient, progressive metal outfit BETWEEN THE SCREAMS. The band's debut album, "Our Last Days On Earth", will be released on October 5. The CD was recorded at Mighty Atom studios in Wales with Joe Gibb (BRIGADE, 3 COLOURS RED, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, TAINT) at ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Support TESTAMENT In U.K.

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT will support TESTAMENT on the following dates: July 22 - Newcastle, UK @ 02 Academy July 23 - Bristol, UK @ 02 Academy July 25 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfren Hall Commented ONSLAUGHT guitarist Nige Rockett: "It'll be cool to catch up with the TESTAMENT guys once again and play our first ...

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CARNAL FORGE Laying Down Vocals For New Track

Swedish thrash metal band CARNAL FORGE returned to the studio yesterday (Tuesday, June 30) to record the vocals for a new track called "Non Existence". The song will appear on the band's next album, tentatively due in January 2010. An accompanying music video is scheduled to be filmed later today. Video footage of the new ...

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BEHEMOTH Performs New Song In Montreal; Video Available

Yanick "Klimbo666" Tremblay has uploaded video footage of BEHEMOTH's June 29, 2009 headlining performance at Le Medley in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the clips below. BEHEMOTH's ninth full-length studio album, "Evangelion", is scheduled for release on August 7 in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records and August 11 in North America through Metal Blade. The CD ...

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MASTERS OF REALITY To Release 'Pine/Cross Dover' In August

MASTERS OF REALITY will release its long-awaited sixth studio album, "Pine/Cross Dover", on August 24 via Brownhouse/Mascot Records. "Pine/Cross Dover" was recorded at the Hacienda in North Hollywood, California and features guest appearances by EAGLES OF DEATH METAL bassist Brian "Big Hands" O'Connor and guitarist Dave Catching, as well as former QUEENS OF THE STONE ...

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