August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANGER AS ART: 'Disfigure' Release Date Announced

Los Angeles thrashers ANGER AS ART will release their third album, "Disfigure", on November 16 via Old School Metal Records. The bulk of the tracking was done at Trench Studio in Corona, California with John Haddad, while the vocals and "extra stuff" was overseen by Chris Trent at CT Audio. "Disfigure" track listing (not final ...

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AT VANCE To Release 'Ride The Sky' Next Month

German/Swedish metallers AT VANCE will release their eighth album, "Ride The Sky", on September 18 via AFM Records. The CD was produced by AT VANCE mastermind Olaf Lenk and features "lightning-quick smashers ('End Of Days'), anthemic, riff-based tracks ('Burning Like Fire'), stomping hymns ('Ride The Sky'), powerful, dramatic tunes ('Salvation Day') and even a cover ...

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HEAVEN & HELL: Cleveland Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of HEAVEN & HELL's August 22, 2009 concert in Cleveland, Ohio can be viewed below (courtesy of "rjohnstun"). The management for HEAVEN & HELL/DIO vocalist Ronnie James Dio released a statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET on August 27 in an attempt to "quash any rumors that HEAVEN & HELL have broken up." The statement ...

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MUCKY PUP Kicks Off European Tour; Video Available

New Jersey-bred MUCKY PUP, known for its "schizophrenic combination of juvenile humor, political sarcasm and thick-as-fuck riffs," kicked off a reunion headlining tour of Europe this past Friday, August 28 at Turock in Essen, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be viewed below (courtesy of "stoneagelightning"). MUCKY PUP began as an American hardcore ...

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FLYLEAF Members Discuss 'Memento Mori'

MTV News recently spoke to the Belton, Texas-based quintet FLYLEAF about the band's forthcoming sophomore album, "Memento Mori". Due on October 27, the follow-up to the band's hit 2005 self-titled debut sees the group again teaming with producer Howard Benson, who — in addition to FLYLEAF's debut — is known for his work ...

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ZAKK WYLDE In 'Stable' Condition After Cutting Tour Short

Zakk Wylde's wife Barbaranne has revealed via her Twitter account that the BLACK LABEL SOCIETY frontman has returned home to Los Angeles after dropping off the remaining dates on the "Pedal To The Metal Tour" due to his health problems. According to Barbaranne, Zakk is in "stable" condition right now after being diagnosed with blood ...

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BLITZKRIEG Drummer Joins CHAOS ASYLUM

Drummer Phil Brewis of NWOBHM legends BLITZKRIEG has joined CHAOS ASYLUM, the British metal band which also features in its ranks BLITZKRIEG guitarist Guy Laverick. CHAOS ASYLUM, which will run alongside BLITZKRIEG commitments, is preparing for gigs in November and is currently writing material for its as-yet-untitled debut album. According to the group's official bio, ...

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