August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DOMINATION BLACK In Writing Mode

Fan-filmed video footage of DOMINATION BLACK's performance at this year's Dark River festival — which was held August 7-8, 2009 at Honkala Stadium, Karhula, Finland — can be viewed below (courtesy of "JaEISa"). The Finnish "horror" metallers are currently writing and demoing new material for an as-yet-untitled new album, tentatively due before the end of ...

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Reunited THE POOR To Release 'Round 1' In October

Reunited Australian rockers THE POOR will release a new album, "Round 1", on October 19 via Riot! Entertainment. THE POOR (originally THE POOR BOYS) started out playing the pub circuit in Darwin nearly two decades ago. The plan was simple: hard rockin', hard drinkin' and world domination. In 1992 the band cut their debut release, ...

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ARES KINGDOM Completes Work On 'Incendiary'

Kansas City-based death/thrash metal band ARES KINGDOM has completed work on its second album, "Incendiary", at the group's own Very Metal Sound studio for an early October release through Nuclear War Now! Productions. According to a press release, the album contains "nine new tracks of absolute armageddon." "Incendiary" track listing: 01. Incendiary 02. Descent of ...

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HANOI ROCKS: Japanese 'Ripped Off' Compilation Detailed

Legendary Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS have released "Ripped Off: Odd Tracks And Demos", a Japanese exclusive 27-track two-CD album set, compiling rare B-sides and demo recordings from the band's '80s incarnation. The strictly limited edition (limited to 2,000 copies) includes a bonus leather bracelet, exclusively produced by apparel company Creature From The Living, presented in ...

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ILL NINO: Pro-Shot Footage From Russia Posted Online

Professionally filmed video footage of ILL NINO performing the song "If You Still Hate Me" in Ekaterinburg, Russia in March 2009 can be viewed below (note: the footage was shot for, and aired on, MTV Russia during the second leg of ILL NINO's "Enigma" world tour). Commented the band: "Our European tour had just finished ...

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ACE FREHLEY Interviewed By THE WILDHEARTS Frontman GINGER

THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger recently conducted an interview with original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley for "The Rock and Roll Geek Show" (which is hosted by former EXODUS bassist Michael Butler). You can now watch the chat below. 30-second audio samples of all the tracks that will appear on Frehley's new album, "Anomaly", are available for ...

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