May 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

PARADISE LOST: 'Tragic Idol' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Tragic Idol", the new album from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #6 Austria: #15 Switzerland: #23 Czech Republic: #27 France: #30 Denmark: #33 U.K.: #73 Belgium: #77 (Flemish Charts) Belgium: #78 (Wallonian Charts) Netherlands: #85 As previously reported, "Tragic Idol" sold around 900 copies in the ...

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THE DARKNESS To Release 'Hot Cakes' In August

British rockers THE DARKNESS will release their third studio album, "Hot Cakes", on August 21 via Wind-Up (North and South America) and PIAS (U.K. and rest of the world). After a seven-year wait, "Hot Cakes" — produced by the band's Justin and Dan Hawkins with longtime collaborator Nick Brine and mixed by Bob Ezrin — ...

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STAM1NA Signs North American Deal With BIELER BROS. RECORDS

Lemi, Finland-based metallers STAM1NA have inked a North American deal with Bieler Bros. Records. The band's fifth album, "Nocebo", will be released in the U.S. on July 17. Commented Bieler Bros. co-founder Jason Bieler: "STAM1NA encapsulates everything Bieler Bros. looks for when signing a new artist. Musically ferocious, melodically brilliant and structurally boundless, STAM1NA is ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Drummer Schedules Montreal Meet-And-Greet

CANNIBAL CORPSE drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz will take part in a meet-and-greet on Wednesday, May 16 at Boutique Labryinthe in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Boutique Labryinthe 486 Sainte-Catherine Street West Montreal, QC H3B 1A6, Canada (514) 861-3697 As previously reported, Mazurkiewicz will serve as a special guest judge for Round 5 ...

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UNISONIC: Rehearsal Video Footage Posted Online

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the rehearsal sessions for UNISONIC's upcoming tour can be seen below. UNISONIC is the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou ...

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