September 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

DREAMING DEAD Signs With IBEX MOON RECORDS

Los Angeles, California-based death/thrash metal band DREAMING DEAD has inked a deal with Ibex Moon Records. The group's their debut album, "Within One", will be released on January 20, 2009. Commented lead singer/guitarist Elizabeth Schall: "We feel very proud to be a part of John McEntee's label roster, being that he himself comes from the ...

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CRIMINAL Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Anglo-Chilean thrash masters CRIMINAL have inked a deal with Germany's Massacre Records. The band has just entered the studio to begin recording its sixth studio album for an early 2009 release. The follow-up to 2005's "Sicario" will be released in a limited-edition package including a bonus DVD. Vocalist/guitarist Anton Reisenegger states: "It's great to be ...

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EVENTIDE Hard At Work On New Material

Swedish metallers EVENTIDE have issued the following update: "EVENTIDE has probably never been so productive and creative as we are at the moment! We've been writing a lot of new material lately and everyone has been involved in the songwriting. There is maybe 10 different song ideas right now, more or less complete songs. We ...

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OZZFEST 2008: New Photo Gallery Launched

The official Ozzfest web site has been updated with a brand new photo gallery from this year's one-day event, which was held on August 9 at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas. Check it out at this location. The AEG Live-promoted Ozzfest 2008 grossed nearly $3.5 million and almost 30,000 fans got to ...

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SLIPKNOT Films 'Dead Memories' Video

SLIPKNOT recently filmed a video for the track "Dead Memories" with director P.R. Brown (MÖTLEY CRÜE, MARILYN MANSON, CHIMAIRA, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). The clip is expected to begin airing shortly. SLIPKNOT scored an instant No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums chart with its latest album, "All Hope Is Gone" (Roadrunner), according to Billboard.com. SLIPKNOT's chart-topping ...

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VALBORG Writing New Material

Germany's atmospheric/death metal/rock band VALBORG, which will release its debut album, "Glorification Of Pain", on Vendlus Records this November, has already started to rehearse material for the follow-up, "Crown of Sorrow", due out sometime in 2009. Commented the band: "We are rehearsing the new material for 'Crown of Sorrow' with Florian Toyka on drums. Florian ...

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ALICE COOPER: Still Censored After All These Years

Alice Cooper, appearing on CBS-TV's "Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" last night (Monday, September 29), was the victim, yet again, of corporate meddling in his rock 'n' roll. It's called censorship and Cooper, currently promoting his "Along Came A Spider" (SPV) album, has met this particular beast numerous times during his 40-year career. The ...

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