August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

CHROME DIVISION Joined By SUSPERIA Frontman

CHROME DIVISION, the Norwegian five-piece featuring DIMMU BORGIR frontman Shagrath (a.k.a. Stian Thoresen) on guitar, has parted ways with longtime vocalist Eddie Guz "due to lack of dedication and commitment to the band." His replacement is none other than Athera of SUSPERIA, who filled in for Guz at the Winterfire Festival at Hessenhallen in Giessen, ...

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TORCHBEARER To Begin Mixing New Album This Week

Patrik Gardberg and Christian Älvestam of the Swedish death/black metal band TORCHBEARER are currently finalizing the rhythm and lead guitar tracks for the group's third album, entitled "Death Meditations". Christian states, "All vocals are done and to my ears Pär [Johansson] has outdone himself this time. Downright evil to the bone. I am personally also ...

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SLUMBER: New Song Preview Available

Swedish melodic doom/death metallers SLUMBER have posted an audio preview of a new track called "Skylight", to be included on the band's forthcoming album, "Resonance". Check it out at this location. SLUMBER will record "Resonance" between October 5 and November 15 at Panic Room Studios in Skara. An early 2010 release is expected. ...

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'Kiss Your Face' iPhone App Sneak Peek

According to KissOnline.com, Kiss Your Face (pictured below) is a photo-customizing application that would be sold into the same market as the KISS lighter and the planned KISS pinball application. Kiss Your Face allows you to take photos from your iPhone and apply KISS-themed stickers to make you look like the ultimate fan...or even one ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Down With The Sun' Video Released

"Down With The Sun", the new video from Finnish metallers INSOMNIUM, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Ville Rissanen of Obscure Entertainment. Check out photos from the video shoot at this location. A couple of the pictures are available below. A new INSOMNIUM track entitled "Where The Last Wave Broke" ...

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EUMERIA Hard At Work On Debut Album

EUMERIA, the brainchild of former OUTWORLD keyboardist Bobby Williamson, is recording its debut album at Origin Sound in Spring, Texas with producer Craig Douglas (HELSTAR, NECROFAITH, LYCOPHILE). Williamson says, "We have a few more recordings to go including bass guitar, guitar solos and some keyboards. We expect to finish this up in three to four ...

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GRAVE To Begin Writing New Album In The Fall

Guitarist/vocalist Ola Lindgren of Swedish death metallers GRAVE has issued the following update: "First of all, a big thanks go out to all of you fans who showed up at the summer festivals the past month. Especially Summer Breeze [in Germany] was very impressive. To see that massive amount of people thrashing at that early ...

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