May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEMONICAL: Another New Song Posted Online

DEMONICAL, the Swedish death metal band featuring past and present members from CENTINEX, GRAVE, REGURGITATE, INTERMENT, AMARAN, WORLD BELOW and DELLAMORTE, has posted another new song, "Götter des Nordens", on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off DEMONICAL's second full-length album, "Hellsworn", which is scheduled for release on May 15. The follow-up ...

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Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR To Be Streamed Via Internet

The 20th Wacken Open Air metal festival has been sold out for months already. But fans who couldn't get a ticket shouldn't despair, because the Wacken summer begins in May in Berlin at the "Wacken Rocks Berlin" festival, reaches its climax at the end of July with the legendary Open Air in Wacken and its ...

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ALICE COOPER Chews The Fat With MICHAEL DOUGLAS

Academy Award winner Michael Douglas was interviewed for tomorrow's (Thursday, May 7) episode of "Nights With Alice Cooper". Douglas discusses his life in film AND passion for great music. He and Alice tip their respective hats to the late great Paul Butterfield at the end of the session. An audio excerpt from the interview can ...

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DARKEST HOUR: Salzburg Footage Posted Online

Video footage of DARKEST HOUR, the Washington D.C. powerhouse metal quintet, performing the song "Deliver Us" April 30, 2009 in Salzburg, Austria can be viewed below. The clip was shot by the band's tour manager/lighting director Tito. DARKEST HOUR is currently touring Europe as part of the Thrash and Burn Tour on a co-headlining stint ...

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WHORRID To Release 'Time Heals Nothing' In June

Chicago-based death metallers WHORRID will release their new album, "Time Heals Nothing", on June 9 via Rotting Corpse Records. The follow-up to 2005's debut, "Infecting the Soul", will contain nine songs, along with a video for "Infecting the Soul", and a bonus track entitled "Lap Dance". Tour dates in support of the album are in ...

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FREDDIE MERCURY Memorial Planned In Feltham

U.K.'s Hounslow Chronicle reports: Feltham councillors want to install a memorial to rock legend Freddie Mercury in the town centre. The QUEEN frontman lived in Gladstone Avenue for almost 10 years and, after years of wrangling, councillors have finally agreed to recognise the success of Feltham's most famous export. The extravagant performer, who ...

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JACOBS DREAM Signs With RETROACTIVE RECORDS

Retroactive Records has announced the signing of Columbus, Ohio-based Christian power metallers JACOBS DREAM. Having already released three albums on Metal Blade Records, as well as two independent LPs, JACOBS DREAM is currently recording its fifth full-length album, "Beneath The Shadows". It is described by the band as a "a full concept (storyline) that bares ...

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WOLF Announces U.K. Tour

Swedish metallers WOLF will embark on a U.K. headlining tour in October. Support on the trek will come from the Canadian traditional heavy metal band CAULDRON. Commented WOLF: "U.K. have always been good to us and after the success of Hammerfest we felt it was time to visit you all in your hometowns. See you ...

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