August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

POISONBLACK: Another New Song Posted Online

POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala — has posted another new track, "X", on its MySpace page. POISONBLACK's new album, "A Dead Heavy Day", will be released through Century Media Records in Europe on the following dates: * Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: * Friday, August 29 * ...

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THE FUNERAL PYRE Prepares For November Tour

Southern California's THE FUNERAL PYRE has posted an in-depth update at the band's official blog, which includes touring plans for November with fellow Californians EARLY GRAVES on the Manifest Blasphemy Tour, as well as two new recordings of material to supplement the recent release of "Wounds", the group's latest full-length album, which saw ...

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TOO PURE TO DIE To Release 'Confess' In January

Des Moines, Iowa-based band TOO PURE TO DIE will release its new album, "Confess", on January 13, 2009 via Trustkill Records. The CD was produced by Zeuss (THROWDOWN, SHADOWS FALL) and HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta and is described in a press release as "equal parts pure hardcore fury, heavy metal majesty and some of the ...

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In The Studio With OPIATE FOR THE MASSES

Altitude recently went behind the boards for an in-studio interview with the Los Angeles industrial rock band OPIATE FOR THE MASSES in Hollywood. The band goes through the recording process for its latest single, "Burn You Down". Watch the six-minute clip below. OPIATE FOR THE MASSES recently took part in a successful North American trek ...

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THE CLEANSING: Debut Album Title Announced

THE CLEANSING, the new Danish band featuring former members of USIPIAN, has issued the following update: "The forthcoming debut album from THE CLEANSING will be called 'Poisoned Legacy'. As we speak, a lot of stuff are going on in the band. First of all, Toke [Eld] is about to start re-recording the vocals for the ...

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ANVIL CHORUS: Another Song Posted Online

After three successful San Francisco reunion shows, influential '80s progressive NWOSFHM (New Wave of San Francisco Heavy Metal) band ANVIL CHORUS has wrapped up mixing 12 songs for a tentative late 2008/early 2009 release. The tracks are all re-recorded, new versions of the popular cassette demo songs that have been widely traded in the worldwide ...

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