September 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

KIX: New Dates Announced

Reactivated hard rockers KIX have scheduled the following dates: Dec. 12 - Dexter's Entertainment Complex - Riverdale, NJ Dec. 13 - Club Loaded at The Crazy Donkey - Farmingdale, NY (Long Island) According to a source close to the band, "the Friday, December 12 show was originally announced to be in Allentown, Pennsylvania but was ...

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VOODOO CIRCLE Signs With AFM RECORDS

AFM Records has announced the signing of Alex Beyrodt's VOODOO CIRCLE. Alex is well known throughout the rock and metal scene as the mastermind of SILENT FORCE, former guitarist of SINNER and tour guitarist of PRIMAL FEAR. His exceptional compositions and instrumental skills secured him highest respect from other musicians and a strong worldwide fan ...

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Former CRIMSON GLORY Frontman To Release 'All Souls Midnight' Album

Former CRIMSON GLORY vocalist Midnight (real name: John Patrick McDonald Jr.) is planning to release a new CD called "All Souls Midnight" which features the "Acoustic Crimson" EP (four songs) along with the lost "Midnight Mass" recordings from the late '80s/early '90s plus some other "cool rarities." The CD tracks will be emailed to the ...

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MEGADETH Mixing New Live DVD; Special Announcement Coming Tomorrow

MEGADETH will make a "special announcement" tomorrow (Tuesday, September 30) at 6 a.m. PT / 13:00 GMT via Megadeth.com. According to a posting on the band's web site, acclaimed British record producer/engineer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY) arrived last night to meet up with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine and the crew at ...

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WATCHMEN Signs With Z RECORDS

Z Records has announced the signing of the Buenos, Airea, Argentina-based hard rock band WATCHMEN. According to a press release, "WATCHMEN [is] ready to set Europe alight, featuring the amazing vocal performances of Ivan Sencion (who could take David Coverdale's place in WHITESNAKE any day), the amazing guitar work of Emmanuel Lopez plus the talents ...

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ABIGAIL WILLIAMS: New Album Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for ABIGAIL WILLIAMS' full-length debut titled "In the Shadow of a Thousand Suns" can be viewed below. Produced by James Murphy and featuring contributions from Trym Torson (EMPEROR, ZYKLON), the CD will be released on October 28 via Candlelight Records. Commented vocalist Sorceron: "We couldn't be happier with the results. The addition ...

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HASTE THE DAY: New Song Posted Online

Indiana-based Christian metalcore band HASTE THE DAY has posted the song "Mad Man" on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Dreamer", due on October 14 via Solid State Records. The CD was produced by Andreas Magnusson, who has previously worked with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and OH SLEEPER. ...

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PROTOTYPE: New Demo Track Posted Online

Los Angeles-based progressive thrash metal band PROTOTYPE has issued the following update: "Over the last few months we've been working diligently on some new PROTOTYPE material and we finally have something to play for you all... "With the addition of drummer Nic Ritter to the fold, we've recorded pre-production demos of some new songs, the ...

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