December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SINISTER To Enter Studio Next Week

Reunited Dutch death metallers SINISTER will enter Stage One studio in Germany on December 5 to begin recording their new album, "Afterburner", for an early 2006 release through Nuclear Blast Records. The recording sessions are expected to last two weeks. SINISTER's current lineup consists of Aad Kloosterwaard, drummer and founder of the band, on vocals, ...

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H.I.M.: 'Killing Loneliness' Video Available Online

H.I.M.'s video for their new single, "Killing Loneliness", has been posted online at MTV Europe. The song comes off the Finnish goth metallers' latest album, "Dark Light", which has sold 149,000 copies in the United States since its late September release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The follow-up to 2003's "Love Metal" was recorded ...

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WARMASTER To Record Split CD

WARMASTER, the Dutch old-school death metal band featuring André van der Ree (DARK REMAINS, ex-ETERNAL SOLSTICE, MOURNING) and Rik van Gageldonk (VUIST, DARK REMAINS), will enter A.M. studio in January to record a split CD with Dutch metallers VUIST. A 2006 release is expected. WARMASTER will also be featured on the upcoming "Blown to Pies ...

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KALEDON To Enter Studio In February

Italian symphonic power metallers KALEDON will enter The Outer Sound Studios on February 1, 2006 to begin recording their fourth album, "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods", tentatively due next summer through Mythic Silence Records. "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods" track listing: 01. The Holy Water 02. Hell on Earth 03. War Plans 04. ...

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DECEASED Announce New Album Title

Virginia's veteran '80s/death/thrash act DECEASED have posted the following message on their official web site: "We will be taking a break from playing live this winter to start writing songs for our next release, tentatively entitled 'Surreal Overdose'. Songtitles in the works are 'Skin Crawling Progress', 'Doom Laden Aura' and 'The Traumatic'. "The original mix ...

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VOMITORY: New Live Video Posted Online

Swedish death metallers VOMITORY have uploaded a live video of the track "Redemption", recorded on November 25, 2005 in Gothenburg, Sweden, at this location. VOMITORY, who parted ways with guitarist Ulf Dalegren in October, have just completed a European tour (covering the U.K., Ireland, Scotland, The Netherlands and Sweden). The band's good friend, ...

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CELTIC FROST Frontman Performs With 1349: Photo Available

Seminal avant-garde metal pioneers CELTIC FROST have posted the following message on their official web site: "CELTIC FROST were very honoured to meet close friends again on the occasion of the Swiss concert of Norwegian groups 1349 and GORGOROTH at La Chaux-de-Fonds on November 12, 2005, which they attended upon invitation by 1349's singer Ravn ...

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GIANT SQUID Re-Recording Debut Album

Northern California's GIANT SQUID spent the Thanksgiving weekend re-recording their 2002 independent release "Metridium Field" to serve as their debut for The End Records. Even though guitarist/singer Aaron Gregory is bogged down with studio and school work, he still found time to submit the following report on the ongoing recording process. "GIANT SQUID spent four ...

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VH1's 'Decades' Featuring SCOTT WEILAND To Air In January

The new episode of VH1 Classic's "Decades Rock Live", featuring an appearance by VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland (ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), is scheduled to air on January 1, 2006 at 12:00 a.m. The performance was taped on November 11 at the Trump Taj Mahal Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. Scott sang three songs ...

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