October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

FLYLEAF: 'Again' Video Released

MTV.com reports that Belton, Texas-based quintet FLYLEAF has teamed up with director Meiert Avis (who has helmed clips for a diverse list of artists, including AVRIL LAVIGNE, U2, JACK'S MANNEQUIN, AUDIOSLAVE and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN) to film a video for the band's new single, the bracing rocker "Again". The track comes off "Memento Mori", ...

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TOKYO BLADE: 'Live In Germany' Artwork Unveiled

Reactivated NWOBHM legends TOKYO BLADE will release the "Live In Germany" CD and DVD on October 27 through Razar Ice Records. The effort was recorded last November at the Keep It True festival in Würzburg, Germany during the band's "Die By The Sword" tour. "Live In Germany" was mixed and mastered by Sid Garcia at ...

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EXCALION: New Album Title Announced

Finnish symphonic power metallers EXCALION have set "High Time" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in early 2010 via Limb Music. The follow-up to 2007's "Waterlines" was recorded at Watercastle studio in Jyväskylä, Finland. A studio diary can be accessed at this location. According to the band, the new material ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: More 'Hellbilly Deluxe 2' Art Revealed

U.K. artist Sam Shearon has contributed work to Rob Zombie's forthcoming fourth solo album, "Hellbilly Deluxe 2: Noble Jackals, Penny Dreadfuls and the Systematic Dehumanization of Cool". Other artists involved with the project are Nocturnals comic book creator Dan Brereton, animation and storyboard artist David Hartman and Italian artist Alex Horley, who has worked for ...

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OUTRAGE Signs With MAINTAIN RECORDS

Austrian death metal maniacs OUTRAGE have inked a deal with Maintain Records. The band's new album, "Contaminated" was recorded in October 2008 at Kohlekeller Studios near Darmstadt, Germany and is expected to be released "very soon." According to the group's official bio, OUTRAGE is "one of the first Austrian bands who mix old-school death metal ...

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FINNTROLL, BATTLELORE Interviewed On U.K.'s 'Metalheadz'; Audio Available

Vocalist Mathias Lillmåns (a.k.a. Vreth) of Finnish folk metallers FINNTROLL and male singer Tomi Mykkänen of the Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE were interviewed on September 27, 2009 by Peter Bailey of the Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom-based "Metalheadz" radio show. You can listen to the chat using the ReverbNation TuneWidget below (click on "Songs" tab ...

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ECHOES OF ETERNITY: 'As Shadows Burn' First-Week Sales Revealed

"As Shadows Burn", the second album from Los Angeles female-fronted progressive metallers ECHOES OF ETERNITY, sold 455 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 134 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) ...

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CRYOGEN To Release New EP Next Month

Colorado's CRYOGEN will release a new EP, entitled "Despara", on November 3. Recorded at Flatline Audio by famed extreme metal producer Dave Otero, the CD contains "four tracks of CRYOGEN's darkest, most jarring material to date," according to a press release. Preorders are currently being accepted at this location and include an instant ...

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EVILE: 'Infected Nations' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Infected Nations", the sophomore album from British thrashers EVILE, sold around 460 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 132 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling ...

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