September 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

Original CANDIRIA Guitarist Dies

Original CANDIRIA guitarist Chris Puma passed away on September 20, according to a statement released by the band. "The cause is not known to us, as his family did not speak of it," the group says. "He leaves behind two children — 3-year-old Aislinn A'marie and 4-month-old Aidan Todd. "Chris was a great friend to ...

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LICK LIBRARY Releases 'Learn To Play JIMI HENDRIX' DVDs

Lick Library, one of the world's biggest suppliers of guitar tuition DVDs, has just released a comprehensive series of Jimi Hendrix guitar tuition DVDs. These are essential for guitar players of all standards. Widely considered as the greatest guitarist in the history of rock music, Jimi Hendrix was one of the most important and influential ...

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HIRAX: New Album Samples Available

Audio samples of three tracks from "El Rostro de la Muerte" ("The Face of Death"), the long-awaited new studio album from California metallers HIRAX, can be streamed using the audio players below. "El Rostro de la Muerte" is scheduled for release on October 6. It is the veteran thrash band's first full-length since 2004's "The ...

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TRACEDAWN's 'Ego Anthem' Lands On Finnish Chart

"Ego Anthem", the sophomore album from the Finnish metal band TRACEDAWN, has entered the official chart in the group's home country at position No. 29. The CD, which was released on September 23 via Redhouse FMP, was produced and engineered by Janne Joutsenniemi at Redhouse FMP Studio and it was mixed by Mikko Karmila at ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM's 'Skeletons' Cracks Finnish Top 10

"Skeletons In The Closet", the new album from Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 9. "Skeletons In The Closet" was released on September 23 through Spinefarm. The follow-up to last year's "Blooddrunk" is a selection of cover versions, some of them existing recordings, ...

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CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED Debut Pushed Back To Early 2010

CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, the new project led by acclaimed metal drummer Richard Christy (ICED EARTH, DEATH, LEASH LAW, CONTROL DENIED, BURNING INSIDE), is putting the final touches on its debut album for an early 2010 release via Metal Blade Records. "I'm so pumped with how everything is sounding!" Richard says. "I'm so proud ...

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