July 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

DIAMOND PLATE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Walking Backwards", a brand new song from Chicago's DIAMOND PLATE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below (courtesy of Decibel magazine). The track comes off the band's sophomore album, "Pulse", which is due on August 20 in the USA via Century Media/Earache and on digital formats in Europe on August 19. The ...

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Reactivated DOWNSET Releases 'Forgotton' Single

"Forgotton" (sic), the new single from the reactivated Los Angeles rap/hardcore/metal act DOWNSET, has been made available via iTunes and Amazon. Formed in 1986, DOWNSET released albums on the Mercury and Epitaph labels before disbanding in 2009. Vocalist Rey Oropeza is not part of the group's current lineup, which is comprised of Neil Roemer (vocals), ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Signs U.K. Deal With DRAMATICO

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION have inked a new U.K. deal with Dramatico. The band's sixth album will be released before the end of the year. Andrew Bowles, MD of Dramatico, enthuses: "I've been a fan of WITHIN TEMPTATION for some time and when the chance came up to discuss a deal, I jumped ...

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PLACE VENDOME To Release 'Thunder In The Distance' In November

PLACE VENDOME's third album, "Thunder In The Distance", will be released in early November via Frontiers Records. As on the band's the previous CDs, Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, ex-HELLOWEEN) sang on all the tracks, which were produced and mixed by Dennis Ward (PINK CREAM 69, UNISONIC). The songs were composed by different writers, including Magnus Karlsson ...

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