December 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

CRASHDIET Bassist Launches Blog

Bassist Peter London of Swedish sleaze rockers CRASHDIET has launched an official blog at this location. "Generation Wild", the third album from CRASHDIET, entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 3. The CD was made available in Sweden on April 14 through Gain/Sony Music. It was helmed by ...

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Complete TOXAEMIA Discography To Be Made Available

Dark Descent Records will release the complete discography from classic Swedish death metallers TOXAEMIA. Due on December 15, the CD will contain everything ever issued by the band, including the "Kaleidoscopic Lunacy" and "Buried To Rot" demos and the "Beyond The Realm" EP (released by Seraphic Decay), as well as previously unreleased material recorded during ...

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RIGHTEOUS FOOL To Support CLUTCH

RIGHTEOUS FOOL — the North Carolina project featuring two founding members of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.), Reed Mullin (drums, vocals) and Mike Dean (bass, vocals) alongside guitarist Jason Browning from HR of BAD BRAINS' solo band — will play five dates in late December with CLUTCH. The tour follows the release of the band's debut ...

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KHOLD, WARRANT, EXCREMENTORY GRINDF**KERS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR

KHOLD, WARRANT (Germany) and EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOCALYPTICA AVANTASIA BLIND GUARDIAN EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS KHOLD ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer Launches 'Hollywood Loops'

QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield has launched Hollywood Loops and his first product, Methane, now available at HollywoodLoops.com. According to a posting on the site, "Hollywood Loops is cutting-edge, high-end music and sound FX loops for use in film, television, game composing, and all other music productions." Commented Rockenfield: "After 30 years of playing ...

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JÜRGEN 'J.R.' BLACKMORE Performs With DEEP PURPLE In Hamburg (Video)

Jürgen "J.R." Blackmore — son of legendary DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore — joined DEEP PURPLE on stage during the band's November 27, 2010 concert at Sporthalle in Hamburg, Germany to perform the PURPLE classic "Smoke On The Water". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be viewed below. Jürgen Blackmore is involved with OVER ...

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TÝR, KVELERTAK Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

TÝR and KVELERTAK have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY CALIBAN KVELERTAK PRIMORDIAL SALTATIO MORTIS THE HAUNTED TÝR VOMITORY Tickets can be purchased for 72 euros (excluding ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Blood Magick Necromance' Studio Trailer Released

A trailer for "Blood Magick Necromance", the ninth full-length studio album from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, can be viewed below. Due on January 14, 2011 in Europe and on February 8, 2011 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced by Peter Tägtgren (IMMORTAL, CELTIC FROST, HYPOCRISY, DIMMU BORGIR) at ...

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