August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEFIANCE Resumes Recording New Album

Reunited Oakland, California thrashers DEFIANCE, best known for their seminal late '80s/early '90s Roadrunner releases "Void Terra Firma" and "Beyond Recognition", have resumed recording their new album, tentatively due before the end of 2008 via an as-yet-undisclosed record label. According to the band, "Steev [Esquivel, vocals] is working with Snake (SKINLAB, RE:IGNITION) at Snake's recording ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE: Swedish CD Signings, Acoustic Performances Scheduled

Swedish metallers SONIC SYNDICATE have scheduled several CD-signing sessions in their home country during September. Each session will include a short acoustic performance. The details are as follows: Sep. 19 - Media Markt GBG (Lona Knapes Gata 1) - Vastra Frolunda (16:30) Sep. 20 - Skivlagret (Knallerian) - Boras (14:00) Sep. 21 - Bengans (Drottningatan ...

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BURY YOUR DEAD Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Boston-based hardcore/metal band BURY YOUR DEAD has officially parted ways with guitarist Eric Ellis due to "medical reasons and personality differences." His replacement in the group is longtime friend and (for some) former bandmate Chris Towning, who began appearing in Ellis' place at shows in late March. Commented the band: "When a person's attitude and ...

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THYRFING: Second 'Hels Vite' Video Teaser Posted Online

The second video teaser for "Hels Vite", the forthcoming album from Swedish "viking metallers" THYRFING, can be viewed below. Due in Europe on October 22 via Regain Records, the CD was co-produced (with the band) by Jörgen Svensson of Tyroon Production and the cover artwork (see below) was created by the Swedish artist Mikael Schelén. ...

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LOST LEGION Signs With IRON AGE RECORDS

UK epic metallers LOST LEGION have signed a deal with Iron Age Records for the release of their debut album, "Glory or Death". A mid-November 2008 UK release is expected. Formed in 1998 and with its line-up finalized in 2003, LOST LEGION features Mark Harrington (bassist of DEMAGOGUE and TO-MERA) and Sterghios Moschos (ex-drummer of ...

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AMON AMARTH: Video Interview Available

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse on Demand, sat down with Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH to talk about their last album, "With Oden On Our Side", and how they go about making music videos. The full episode is available all August long only on Fuse on Demand. Watch a clip of the episode ...

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