February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

DARKTHRONE: New Album Title Revealed

Nocturno Culto of the long-running Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE has issued the following update: "We have recorded four songs for the next album, 'Dark Thrones And Black Flags'. We sort of tried to keep the title 'hidden,' but my mouth ran over talking to Metal Hammer (damn!!!), so anyways, that's the title, and NO, it's ...

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THE BEREAVED: 'Alter The Image' Video Being Edited

Swedish melodic death/thrash metal band THE BEREAVED — which recently recruited American singer Travis Neal (PERSQUAREINCH, PUSHED) to handle the vocals on the group's new album, "Daylight Deception", due in the summer via Vic Records — has issued the following update: "We are planning a big CD-release party in Örebro. We are trying to plan ...

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DOWNSCARRED Completes Work On Debut Album

German gothic metal band DOWNSCARRED has completed work on its debut album, "The Flower And The Fall", for a late May release via Sparkling Light Records. The CD will be mastered this month by Eroc at Woodhouse studios (FLOWING TEARS, SENTENCED, TIAMAT). DOWNSCARRED previously released two demos — "The Last Eternity" in 2003 and "Embracing ...

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PROFANATICA DVD Due This Month

On February 14, Negative Existence, in cooperation with Deathgasm Records, will officially release PROFANATICA's classic video footage on deluxe double DVD format. Entitled "The Enemy of Virtue", the two-disc set will contain all of the band's live footage, interviews, with additional material. The legendary and influential PROFANATICA set the example for the second wave of ...

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ARI KOIVUNEN To Perform At FINNISH METAL EXPO

The winner of the Finnish national TV talent competition "Idols", 23-year-old heavy metal singer Ari Koivunen, has been added to the list of performers at the fourth edition of the Finnish Metal Expo, which will take place February 15-16, 2008 in Helsinki. Finnish Metal Expo is a consumer expo, which has been appropriately dubbed "the ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'I Never Make The Same Album Twice'

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has issued the following update: "I am very happy to announce the world release of my new album: 'First Underground Nuclear Kitchen'. It will be available the first week of May. "I am extremely proud of these songs. When I record songs, I never normally play them ...

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