March 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

LAMB OF GOD's 'Wrath' Enters Australian Chart At No. 8

LAMB OF GOD's new album, "Wrath", has entered the official Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) chart at position No. 8. According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, "Wrath" is on track to move between 60,000 and 65,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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THERAPY?'s 'Crooked Timber' To Be Released On Limited-Edition White Vinyl

Global Music has announced the release of THERAPY?'s new album, "Crooked Timber", on limited-edition white vinyl, available from March 30. In the '90s, THERAPY? self-released a number of vinyl recordings until the bandmembers were told by various companies that "there wasn't a market for it anymore." As avid music buyers themselves, THERAPY?'s members reminisce: “We ...

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TOOL Frontman Schedules Texas Bottle Signings

Arizona Stronghold Vineyard vintners Maynard James Keenan (frontman for TOOL and PUSCIFER) and Eric Glomski will host, in conjunction with Whole Foods Market, four bottle signings in Texas this month kicking off with a March 23 date at Whole Foods in Plano (Dallas). The announcement comes on the heels of completing over two dozen highly ...

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MOONSPELL Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BATTLELORE BEHOLDER CANDLEMASS CARCASS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ENSLAVED GWAR KATATONIA MILLION DOLLAR RELOAD MOONSPELL MUNICIPAL ...

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NIGHTWISH: German Signing Sessions Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have scheduled following signing sessions during their European tour: Friday, March 20 SATURN Karlsruhe Germany Durlacher Allee 111 76137 Karlsruhe Start: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 SATURN Erfurt Germany Anger 1 - 3 99084 Erfurt Start: 2:30 p.m. On March 13, Nuclear Blast Records will release "Made In Hong Kong (And ...

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MASTODON: North American Tour Dates Announced

Atlanta-based progressive metal band MASTODON will embark on a spring U.S. headlining tour in support of its second album for Reprise Records, "Crack The Skye". MASTODON will perform "Crack The Skye" in its entirety along with career-spanning surprises and plenty of visual stimulus in store. This first tour behind the groundbreaking new album will sweep ...

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THE BERZERKER Introduces New Guitarist

Australia's THE BERZERKER has tapped Tim Aldridge (ex-ABRAMELIN) as its new guitarist. A photo of the group's new lineup can be viewed below. THE BERZERKER's fifth album, "The Reawakening", was released last year through the group's self-run record label, Berzerker Industries. "The Reawakening" track listing: 01. Spare Parts 02. Internal Examination 03. Caught In The ...

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SEPULTURA: Sarajevo Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SEPULTURA performing the songs "Refuse / Resist" and "Territory" on February 18, 2009 concert in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina can be viewed below (clip uploaded by "83jasmina"). "A-Lex"SEPULTURA's first LP to be recorded without either of the founding Cavalera brothers (Max and Igor; on guitar/vocals and drums, respectively) — ...

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