August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DESTRUCTION Guitarist Breaks Finger

Guitarist Mike Sifringer of German thrashers DESTRUCTION broke his finger in Belgium last week. "Yes, sad but true, the middle finger on the left hand is broken, the ring finger is cracked," the guitarist says. "I have to pause and rest my hand for at least two weeks, so no complications can occur." DESTRUCTION will ...

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DIRGE WITHIN: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

"Force Fed Lies", the debut album from DIRGE WITHIN (formerly DIRGE) — the new metal band featuring ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass, drummer James Knight (ex-THE BLANK THEORY, CHACOPA), vocalist Jeremy "Jerms" Genske, bassist Brian Paz and guitarist Matt Szlachta — is available for streaming in its entirety on AOL Music. "Force Fed Lies" ...

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SPINESHANK: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Spring 2009 Tour Posted Online

A three-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from SPINESHANK's spring 2009 tour can be viewed below. Original SPINESHANK members Jonny Santos (vocals), Tommy Decker (drums), Mike Sarkisyan (guitar) and Rob Garcia (bass) are currently writing material for a new album, tentatively due next year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. According to Sarkisyan, "The record is ...

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U.D.O.'s 'Dominator' Cracks German Top 30

"Dominator", the new album from U.D.O. — the German metal band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — has entered the official chart in the group's home country at position No. 27. This marks the highest German chart entry in U.D.O.'s history. Released on August 21 via AFM Records, "Dominator" features the following track ...

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MORTIFICATION Mainman Launches Solo Rock Project

Bassist/vocalist Steve Rowe of Australian Christian metallers MORTIFICATION has issued the following update: "I have actually been thinking for some years now about recording a solo rock album. This has actually turned into a solo rock band! "I spoke with Lincoln Bowen early this year (MORTIFICATION guitarist from '95 to '02) and asked if he ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Home Again' Video To Make Its Online Debut Tomorrow

The video for "Home Again", the touching ballad from QUEENSRŸCHE's latest album "American Soldier", will receive its worldwide debut on Tuesday, September 1 at noon ET on Military.com, the largest military and veteran membership organization. "Home Again" has really struck a chord with the military community and the band is using the video as an ...

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SOLITUDE AETURNUS To Play Ft. Worth This Weekend

Texan doom metallers SOLITUDE AETURNUS will perform on Saturday, September 5 at Ridglea Theater in Ft. Worth, Texas. Also scheduled to appear are ABSU, AVERSE SEFIRA, HOD and KNON 89.3 FM DJ Thrashin' Alan's band VIOLENT INTENTIONS. SOLITUDE AETURNUS's latest album, "Alone", was released in November 2006 through Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at ...

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