August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SCOTT WEILAND's Estranged Wife's Memoir Gets New Release Date, Cover

Mary Forsberg Weiland, the estranged wife of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland, will publish her memoir, "Fall to Pieces", on November 10, 2009 via William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. A description of the book reads as follows: "A visceral, rollercoaster ride inside bipolar disorder, rock 'n' roll, celebrity culture, and the ...

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KURT COBAIN Avatar Joins 'Guitar Hero 5'

The Pulse of Radio reports: A Kurt Cobain playable character is making its way into Guitar Hero 5, due out September 1. Along with the avatar, for the first time, NIRVANA's songs will appear in the game. Fans will be able to rock out to "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and a live version of "Lithium", ...

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DARK FUNERAL: New Album Title Announced

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have set "Angelus Exuro pro Eternus" as the title of their new album, tentatively due on November 18. Guitarist Lord Ahriman states, "Peter Tägtgren [HYPOCRISY, PAIN] is currently mixing our new album at his Abyss Studios [in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden]. Once we have approved the final mix, Jonas Kjellgren ...

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DRAGONFORCE: Support Acts For U.K. Tour Announced

British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE have announced the full support lineup for their upcoming U.K. tour. Joining them on this mammoth 19-date trek will be Swedish power metallers SABATON, tech-metal lords SYLOSIS and rising stars GLAMOUR OF THE KILL. For a list of tour dates, go to this location. DRAGONFORCE's massive final leg ...

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EXCRUCIATION To Release '[t]horns' In October

Swiss doom/death metallers EXCRUCIATION will release their new album, "[t]horns", on October 27. The CD was recorded at Tonwerk132 in Switzerland and was mixed and mastered by V.O. Pulver (GURD, DESTRUCTION, FEAR MY THOUGHTS, ZATOKREV) at Little Creek Studios. The track listing is as follows: 01. Raptus 02. Dignitas 03. A Dying Sun 04. 67 ...

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DIO: More European Dates Announced

DIO, the band fronted by legendary heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW), has scheduled the following European dates: Nov. 21 - Glasgow, UK @ 02 Academy Nov. 22 - Sheffield, UK @ 02 Academy Nov. 24 - London, UK @ HMV Forum Nov. 25 - Birmingham, UK @ O2 ...

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BLACK THOUGHTS BLEEDING Signs With SILVERWOLF PRODUCTIONS

German metallers BLACK THOUGHTS BLEEDING have inked a deal with Silverwolf Productions. The band's debut album, "Stomachion", is scheduled for a worldwide release on February 12, 2010. According to a press release, "BLACK THOUGHTS BLEEDING play their own brand of heavy melodic thrash metal and will appeal to fans of SCAR SYMMETRY, MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, ...

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