October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLAYER: 'World Painted Blood' BEST BUY Promotion Announced

To celebrate the release of their 10th studio album "World Painted Blood", in stores on Tuesday, November 3, the mighty SLAYER will make a special appearance on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Wednesday, November 4 (airs 12:05 ET/11:05 CT), performing the new album's title track. Some 400 lucky fans who purchase "World Painted Blood" at ...

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GHOST MACHINERY Recruits Former ALTARIA Singer

Oulu, Finland-based metallers GHOST MACHINERY have recruited Taage Laiho (KILPI, ALTARIA) as the band's new vocalist. Laiho sang on two ALTARIA albums — "Divinity" and "The Fallen Empire" — and he also took part in an extensive European tour with the band in 2006. KILPI just released its fifth album, "Pirun Merta", and is currently ...

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GRAVE DIGGER Performs First Show With DOMAIN Guitarist

German heavy metal veterans GRAVE DIGGER, who recently tapped DOMAIN's Axel Ritt to handle the guitar duties for the band on their upcoming live shows, have issued the following update: "Last Saturday [October 24], we played our first concert with Axel Ritt, in Gladbeck, Germany. It was really a great show. Axel gave his best ...

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MR. BIG: 'Back To Budokan' Lands On Italian Music DVD Chart

Frontiers Records released MR. BIG's reunion live CD and DVD, entitled "Back To Budokan", on October 16 in Europe and October 27 in the USA. The set features footage of the band's June 20, 2009 performance at Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. According to the label, the DVD has entered the Italian Music DVD chart at ...

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ANCARA's 'Chasing Shadows' Lands On Finnish Chart

"Chasing Shadows", the third album from Finnish hard rockers ANCARA, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 32. According to the group, the CD's release was "postponed by two months because the band decided to release the album independently though their own Dks Music label and give the Finnish ...

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