August 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

INTRONAUT: 'Valley Of Smoke' Artwork Unveiled

Century Media Records has set an October 12 North American release date for "Valley Of Smoke", the sophomore album from Southern California's INTRONAUT. The follow-up to 2008's "Prehistoricisms" was once again produced by Josh Newell (JANE'S ADDICTION) and it features a guest appearance by TOOL bassist Justin Chancellor. The CD's stunning artwork was created by ...

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ACCEPT's 'Blood Of The Nations' Cracks German Top 5

"Blood Of The Nations", the new album from reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT, entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 4. This marks the highest German chart entry ever in the band's career and beats the No. 5 position of 1986's "Russian Roulette". Commented ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann: "This really swept us off ...

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MÅNEGARM Parts Ways With Bassist

Swedish "Viking metal" act MÅNEGARM has parted ways with bassist Pierre Wilhelmsson. The band will not look for a replacement since singer Erik Grawsiö will handle both vocals and bass on future recordings and live performances. "Vetrarmegin" (English translation: Winter Force), the latest video from MÅNEGARM, can be viewed below. The clip was shot in ...

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SUICIDE OF DEMONS: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

SUICIDE OF DEMONS — the Belgian band featuring NIGHTRAGE drummer Jo Nunez — entered Noise Factory Studios on April 2 with engineer Nico Debois to begin recording its second album, "A New Beginning", for an October release via Fakto Records. Commented guitarist Fern Nunez "We've been working hard during these last few months to write ...

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OVERKILL, DESTRUCTION, HEATHEN To Team Up For European Tour

OVERKILL, DESTRUCTION and HEATHEN will team up for the 2011 European "Killfest Tour". The dates are as follows: March 03 - London, UK - O2 Islington Academy March 04 - Köln, Germany - Essigfabrik March 05 - Geiselwind, Germany - Music Hall March 06 - Stuttgart, Germany - Longhorn March 07 - Frankfurt, Germany - ...

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SABATON: Back Catalog To Be Reissued With New Artwork, Bonus Tracks

Most of the back catalog from the Swedish metal band SABATON will be re-released on September 24 in new "Re-Armed Editions" featuring a number of bonus tracks — including old demos, cover songs, live recordings, previously unheard material and completely new songs recorded at Studio Abyss in Sweden. The albums being re-released are as follows: ...

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IMMORTAL: 'All Shall Fall' Video To Premiere This Friday

Having just released their epic "The Seventh Date of Blashyrkh" DVD, which shows the band live in Wacken 2007, mighty black metal icons IMMORTAL strike back with the first official music video from their comeback album, "All Shall Fall". Shot in Norway by Vardefilm, the clip for the title track features the band`s full lineup ...

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