December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

W.A.S.P.: First U.S. Dates Announced

According to Ticketmaster.com, W.A.S.P. has scheduled the following U.S. dates in February/March: Feb. 26 - The Canyon - Agoura Hills, CA Feb. 27 - Galaxy Theatre - Santa Ana, CA Mar. 06 - Harpo's - Detroit, MI Mar. 12 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA More shows are expected to be announced soon. Fan-filmed ...

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CHRIS LANEY's New Solo Album To Feature Guest Appearances By BRUCE KULICK, CONNY BLOOM

Swedish songwriter/producer/artist Chris Laney is working on material for his second solo album at Polar Studios in Stockholm. Tentatively due in the spring, the CD will feature collaborations and guest appearances by Bruce Kulick (KISS, UNION, GRAND FUNK RAILROAD) and Conny Bloom (HANOI ROCKS, ELECTRIC BOYS), among others. Chris Laney's debut solo album, "Pure", was ...

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MOONSPELL Working On 'Melodic, Dark And Powerful' New Album

Vocalist Fernando Ribeiro of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL has issued the following update: "We have finished greatly in Skopje, Macedonia in front of hundreds of fans in na indoor festival and have close the year of 2009 era vulgaris, in what it comes to MOONSPELL live shows. It was a great run, initiated in the States ...

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U.D.O.: First Four Shows Of European Tour Postponed

U.D.O., the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider, has postponed the first four shows (January 6 - January 9, including three dates in the U.K. and one in Belgium) of its 2010 European tour. The new dates will probably be rescheduled for May 2010. U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", entered the official chart ...

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AREA51 To Release New Album In March

Japanese neo-classical/power metal band AREA51 has tapped Jens Bogren (OPETH, SYMPHONY X, PARADISE LOST, SAINT DEAMON) to produce its third album. Commented guitarist Yoichiro Ishino: "I am completely in love with the albums [Jens] worked on, and the sound he creates. He's definitely one of the best mixing engineers in the world, so it's such ...

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DEMONIC RESURRECTION: New Album Artwork Unveiled

Mumbai, India-based metallers DEMONIC RESURRECTION have revealed the cover artwork for their new album, "The Return To Darkness", in the YouTube clip below. The artwork was created by Xaay, who has previously worked with NILE, KARL SANDERS, NECROPHAGIST and BEHEMOTH. "The Return To Darkness" track listing: 01. Between Infinity And Oblivion 02. Where Dreams And ...

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