October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE POOR: 'Round 1' Teaser Available

A teaser for "Round 1", the forthcoming album from reunited Australian rockers THE POOR, can be viewed below. The CD is scheduled for release on October 19 via Riot! Entertainment. THE POOR (originally THE POOR BOYS) started out playing the pub circuit in Darwin nearly two decades ago. The plan was simple: hard rockin', hard ...

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ELIS: 'Catharsis' Release Dates Confirmed

Liechtenstein-based gothic metallers ELIS will release their new album, "Catharsis", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Nov. 25 - Finland & Spain Nov. 27 - Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Benelux & Italy Nov. 30 - Rest of Europe Dec. 15 - USA Jan. 12 - Canada The follow-up to 2006's "Griefshire", "Catharsis" was recorded at ...

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SCOTT WEILAND's Ex-Wife's Talks About Memoir; Video Available

A two-minute video clip of Mary Forsberg Weiland — mother, model, bipolar disorder survivor and recovering drug addict — talking about her new book, "Fall To Pieces: A Memoir Of Drugs, Rock 'N' Roll, And Mental Illness", can be viewed below. Mary beautifully tells the story of her life and her longtime relationship with STONE ...

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BEHOLDER To Release 'The Awakening' In December

BEHOLDER, the band led by Simon Hall, former lead singer of NWOBHM legends HANDSOME BEASTS, will release its new album, "The Awakening", on December 1. With over 70 minutes of "full-on sonic offerings and melodic sensibilities, this album has already been hailed as a welcome return to the true spirit of British heavy metal," according ...

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DIVINE EVE Putting Finishing Touches On New EP

Reactivated Texas old-school death metallers DIVINE EVE are putting the finishing touches on their long-awaited new EP, entitled "Vengeful and Obstinate". The band entered Kearlight Recording Studios in October 2008 with engineer Scott Cooksey to begin recording the effort, which will consist of two new songs and two previously unrecorded (by DIVINE EVE) tracks that ...

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MONGO NINJA To Release Debut Album This Month

MONGO NINJA, the new punk/metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; BLOOD TSUNAMI, SCUM, ABORYM, ex-EMPEROR), has scheduled the following dates: Oct. 12 - Last Train - Oslo, NOR Jan. 28 - Betong - Oslo, NOR (w/ MUNICIPAL WASTE) MONGO NINJA's debut album, "And The Wrist Is History", contains "13 fast punk/metal songs" ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed By FLmetal.com; Audio Available

Oderus Urungus, frontman and supposed "leader" of the intergalactic band of chaos warriors known as GWAR, recently called in to FLmetal.com to rant on about the 25th anniversary of his mighty band, the group's new album, "Lust in Space", his favorite planet made of crack-cocaine, the taste of the Pope's nether-regions and the band's current ...

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Former MELDRUM Singer Releases 'The M in S&M' Video

Former MELDRUM frontwoman Moa Holmsten has issued the following update: "I recorded a video for the piano version of the song 'The M in S&M', done by the talented man Mr. Erik Mossnelid, who's also playing piano on this song. The video was recorded a cold day early spring 2009 at Renskalla, a well-hidden place ...

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