February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

IN VIRTUE Begins Recording New Album

California power metallers IN VIRTUE have entered the studio to begin recording their new full-length album, "Embrace the Horror", for a late 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The follow-up to last year's "Delusions of Grandeur" will be a loose concept album about the end of the world and will contain about 12 songs. ...

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ESSENCE Begins Recording Debut Album

Danish metal band ESSENCE has entered Medley Studios in Copenhagen in to begin recording its debut album, "Lost in Violence". Due later in the year, the CD will be produced by Soren Andersen and mastered by Nikolaj Vinten. Commented lead singer Lasse Skov: "Thrash metal is the essence of our music, but at the same ...

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ARCANE DIMENSION Completes Work On 'The Becoming'

ARCANE DIMENSION, San Francisco Bay Area atmospheric metal band featuring Jarek Tatarek of the legendary Polish thrashers ASTHAROTH, has completed recording its new album, "The Becoming", at Spheric Reality Studios in Marin County, California. Produced and mixed by Jarek Tatarek himself, the CD will feature the following track listing: 01. The Becoming 02. Eleventh Insight ...

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Kids' Cover Of DOWN's 'Ghost' Gets ANSELMO Stamp Of Approval

Several students from the Aaron O'Keefe music-instruction school in Ohio recorded a cover version of the DOWN song "Ghosts Along the Mississippi" on October 24, 2009 at the Chicago Recording Company. You can hear the track as well as watch the accompanying studio footage below. The musicians featured on the recording are as follows: Drew ...

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ELIMI: Two New Songs Posted Online

Swedish black metal band ELIMI has posted two new songs — "Chapter Two: Don't Speak" and "Chapter Three: Like Sulphur" — on its MySpace page. Both cuts come off the group's new album, "Asylum", which will be released in March via Eerie Art Records (not Aeternitas Tenebrarum Music Foundation, as previously reported). The ...

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VENOM Confirmed For Norway's HOLE IN THE SKY

British black metal pioneers VENOM have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Hole In The Sky festival (a.k.a. Bergen Metal Fest XI), set to take place August 25-28 in Bergen, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CATHEDRAL DEAD CONGREGATION OBITUARY OBLITERATION THE DEVIL'S BLOOD VENOM Hole in the Sky was ...

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JUCIFER: 'Fleur De Lis' Video Released

"Fleur de Lis", the new video from Athens, Georgia's JUCIFER, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by the band's own Edgar Livengood and was edited by David Hall of Handshake Inc. ("Maryland Deathfest: The Movie", FUCK THE FACTS' "Disgorge Mexico: The Movie", etc.). The song comes off JUCIFER's third album, "L'autrichienne", which was ...

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