September 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

Reunited CONVULSE To Release New Vinyl EP, Full-Length Album

One of the most memorable pioneers of the first wave of Finnish death metal, CONVULSE were there in 1990 with bands such as XYSMA, DISGRACE and ABHORRENCE to create the scene which was to become legendary. Formed in 1988 under the name S.D.S., CONVULSE's first release was the "Resuscitation Of Evilness" demo cassette in 1990. ...

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Former ELIXIR Members Launch MIDNIGHT MESSIAH

Former ELIXIR vocalist Paul Taylor and guitarist Phil Denton have launched a new band called MIDNIGHT MESSIAH. The name of the group is taken from one of the songs the pair wrote for the final ELIXIR album. "We wanted to retain a connection to ELIXIR and our past, as the new band will be similar ...

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EXTREMA: First Studio Webisode Released

The first of four webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the long-awaited sixth studio album from veteran Italian metallers EXTREMA can be seen below. The band entered Fear Studio in Alfonsine (RA), Italy at the end of May to begin recording the the follow-up to 2009's "Pound For Pound" with producers Tommy Massara ...

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ORGY: New Single Available For Streaming

ORGY, the reactivated "death pop" band from California, is preparing to release "Grime Of The Century", its first new single in over seven years. The track, which was recorded at NRG Recording and Entourage studios in North Hollywood, California, will be made available digitally on September 4 and as a physical CD on September 10. ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Frontman Hospitalized

SUICIDE SILENCE vocalist Mitch Lucker was hospitalized this weekend after reportedly developing an infection related to his recently broken elbow. A series of photos taken at the Orange Coast Memorial hospital in Fountain Valley, California can be found on Lucker's official Twitter profile. SUICIDE SILENCE is currently seeking a new label home while ...

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GOATWHORE: New Video Interview With BEN FALGOUST

Char Tupper of MetalTitans.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist Ben Falgoust of New Orleans, Louisiana's sons of American no-frills-black-metal-meets-death-'n'-roll GOATWHORE. You can now watch the chat below. GOATWHORE's new album, "Blood For The Master", sold around 3,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at ...

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ERYN NON DAE. To Release 'Meliora' In October

Toulouse, France-based post-apocalyptic metal monsters ERYN NON DAE. (formerly END.) will release their sophomore album, "Meliora", on October 9 via M&O Office. The follow-up to 2009's "Hydra Lernaia" was recorded at Mobo's ConKrete Studio in Bordeaux, France. According to a press release, "Meliora" "is both cerebral and organic, complete with dynamic relief, softer abstract and ...

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TRAIL OF TEARS: Belarusian Tour Video Blog

Norway's TRAIL OF TEARS has uploaded an eight-minute clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the band's appearance at the Metal Crowd festival, which was held August 25-26 in Rechitsa, Belarus. Check it out below. TRAIL OF TEARS earlier in the year finished recording its seventh album at Sound Suite Studio in Marseille, France with producer Terje ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN: Orchestral Album Due In 2014

Patrick Prince of Powerline recently conducted an interview with vocalist Hansi Kürsch of German power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Powerline: Your musical style has been called power metal, speed metal, thrash, progressive … even bard metal … Doesn't it get tiring to hear all these ...

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KISS: 'Destroyer: Resurrected' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Destroyer: Resurrected", the newly remixed version of KISS's 1976 multi-platinum, landmark album "Destroyer", sold 7,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 58 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Destroyer: Resurrected" features remixes by "Destroyer"'s album's original producer, Bob Ezrin. Ezrin pulled the tapes from the vaults ...

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