July 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

POSTHUM: New Album Details Revealed

Norwegian atmospheric black metallers POSTHUM have signed to Indie Recordings for the release of their newest album, "Lights Out". The CD — which will be released on September 25 in North America (September 21 for Europe) — can be described as atmospheric and gloomy with a melancholic undertone, even though songs are more aggressive and ...

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CRIMINAL Bassist Undergoes Surgery On His Spine

Bassist Dan Biggin of thrash masters CRIMINAL — originally formed in Chile and now based in the U.K. — underwent surgery on his spine last week due to a herniated disk. The band states, "He had been in a lot of pain in the last few months but was on a waiting list and didn't ...

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CASTLE Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Thrash-inspired doom metallers CASTLE will release their second album, "Blacklands", on September 11 via their new North American label Prosthetic Records. The CD — which was produced by Billy Anderson (CATHEDRAL, SLEEP, EYEHATEGOD, NEUROSIS) — was described by Metal Hammer as "charged with arcane mysticism." Commented the band: "We are proud to announce that CASTLE's ...

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ATTIKA 7: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

"Blood Of My Enemies", the debut album from ATTIKA 7, the Los Angeles-based band featuring vocalist Evan Seinfeld (ex-BIOHAZARD) and lead guitarist Rusty Coones (famed motorcycle builder), can be streamed at AOL Music. The CD will be released on July 31 via Rocket Science Ventures/THC:MUSIC in North America and Membran/Ninetone in Europe. ATTIKA ...

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CENTURY MEDIA Artists Back On SPOTIFY

Century Media Records and its associated labels InsideOut Music, Superball Music and People Like You Records have announced that their entire repertoire is now available on Spotify. "Spotify offers great tools to discover new artists. We feel that this is essential for our promising newcomers. In that respect, Spotify gives those artists a very good ...

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TOMAHAWK Announces Fall Tour; 'Waratorium' Single Due In November

TOMAHAWK, the underground super group that includes Duane Dennison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Trevor Dunn (FANTOMAS, MELVINS LITE), Mike Patton (MONDO CANE, FAITH NO MORE) and John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET), has announced a brief fall tour kicking off on October 27 at Nashville's The Exit/In. The dates are as follows: Oct. 27 - Nashville, TN ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: April 2013 U.K. Tour Announced

Due to the critical acclaim Michael Schenker received on his 2012 U.K. tour, the legendary guitarist will return with his classic rock band TEMPLE OF ROCK on a 12-date U.K. tour in April 2013. The tour starts at the Arc, Stockton on Tees on Tuesday, April 9l. Tickets go on sale Monday, July 30 from ...

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DETHKLOK's BRENDON SMALL Interviewed On 'Freethought Radio' (Audio)

Freethought Radio recently conducted an interview with Brendon Small, co-creator of "Metalocalypse", the smash hit animated series on Adult Swim featuring the fictitious metal band DETHKLOK. He discusses how he got into music and metal, going to music school and comedy-writing school, creating "Metalocalypse", the need for metal in TV, and the future of DETHKLOK. ...

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