August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: New Album Details Revealed

Legendary Swedish guitarist YNGWIE MALMSTEEN will release his latest studio album, "Perpetual Flame", on October 14, 2008. The CD will be the first-ever Yngwie effort to be released via Rising Force Records (distributed via Koch) and it will mark the debut of Malmsteen's new singer, ex-JUDAS PRIEST/ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens. Featuring twelve tracks ...

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ULCERATE Signs With WILLOWTIP RECORDS

Willowtip Records has announced the signing of New Zealand's ULCERATE. The band's drummer Jamie Saint Merat commented: "ULCERATE is really looking forward to calling Willowtip home, a label we've respected for a long time, and whose reputation for quality bands and quality service is something we really identify with. It feels great to have their ...

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ARCHITECTS Prepare For First-Ever U.S. Tour

British quintet ARCHITECTS will make its live debut on American soil as part of the Cleansing The Nation tour this fall alongside Century Media labelmates SUICIDE SILENCE, EMMURE, BENEATH THE MASSACRE and AFTER THE BURIAL. ARCHITECTS drummer Dan Searle commented: "We are ridiculously excited to be hitting the States for the first time! Until now ...

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MALFEITOR To Enter Studio In September

MALFEITOR, the Italian black metal band featuring bassist/vocalist M. Fabban (ABORYM), has issued the following update: "MALFEITOR have just finished songwriting the tracks that will be part of their second full-length album, entitled 'Incubus', planned to be out in early 2009 through Agonia Records. MALFEITOR also announce the beginning of their partnership with Le Serpent ...

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SAVIOURS Announce New Guitarist

Oakland, California's SAVIOURS have announced the addition of guitarist Sonny Reinhardt (WATCH THEM DIE) to the group's ranks. Reinhardt will join SAVIOURS on the road for the upcoming North American tour with ICED EARTH and INTO ETERNITY. SAVIOURS have also begun writing songs for the follow-up to their sophomore album, "Into Abaddon", which came out ...

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GRAVE DIGGER Completes Recording New Album

After 14 days of "recording madness," German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER have finished tracking their new album, "Ballads Of A Hangman", for a January 9, 2009 release via Austria's Napalm Records. An as-yet-untitled mini-CD will precede the album on November 28, 2008. The group promises that the new recordings will contain "120% metal." GRAVE DIGGER ...

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