October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SUICIDE OF DEMONS Prepares To Release Debut

SUICIDE OF DEMONS, the Belgian band featuring NIGHTRAGE drummer Jo Nunez, will release its debut album, "Before Our Eyes", in the Benelux countries on November 1 through Sonic Rendez-Vous. Guitarist Fern Nunez states, "Unfortunately, due to contractual issues, the album will be available only in Benelux for the time being, but we're working hard to ...

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TRIALS Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Chicago prog-thrashers TRIALS have parted ways with drummer Sasha Horn (NOVEMBERS DOOM) and replaced him with Adam Kopecky (also of 3 RING FUNERAL). Commented the band: "We have been rehearsing with Adam for a couple of weeks now, and things are already sounding amazing, as you can see in the video below. We will begin ...

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ABYSMAL DAWN: New Demo Track Posted Online

A demo version of a brand new song from Los Angeles, California's ABYSMAL DAWN is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The group is currently hard at work writing the follow-up to its Relapse debut, "Programmed To Consume", while searching for a new drummer. ABYSMAL DAWN's vocalist/guitarist Charles Elliott commented on ...

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SOIL: 'Picture Perfect' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Picture Perfect", the new album from Chicago heavy rockers SOIL, sold 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 56 on the Hard Music chart. The CD was released in the U.S. on October 20 via Bieler Bros. Records and three days later in Europe through ...

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DEVILDRIVER: 'Fate Stepped In' Video Released

"Fate Stepped In", the new video from Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER, can be viewed below. The song comes off DEVILDRIVER's new album, "Pray For Villains", which sold around 14,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. DEVILDRIVER's previous album, 2007's ...

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BULLETBOYS: New Tour Dates Announced

BULLETBOYS have scheduled the following dates: Oct. 31 - Peoria, AZ - Skye Nov. 02 - Casper, WY - Downtown Grill & Venue Nov. 04 - Goshen, IN - Sunset Grille Nov. 05 - Indianapolis, IN - 8 Second Saloon Nov. 06 - South Barrington, IL - Penny Road Pub Nov. 07 - Janesville, WI ...

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THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL: New Song Posted Online

Providence, Rhode Island's freshly-minted metallic hardcore powerhouse THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL will release its debut album, "Awaken", on guitarist Nick Sollecito's own Angle Side Side Records on November 17. The CD's title cut is now available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. Featuring the vocal talents of ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE throat Jesse Leach, ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Superfan Listens To 'Nostradamus' 500 Straight Days!

It's official! On October 28, 2009 at 1:48 a.m. (EST), Cleveland, Ohio JUDAS PRIEST fan Jim Bartek finished listening to PRIEST's "Nostradamus" from start to finish for the 500th straight day! His unique and unusual accomplishment has been covered in media outlets all around the world, including the New York Times, Rolling Stone magazine, the ...

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