May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

WARBEAST Frontman To Be Coached By PHILIP ANSELMO On Debut Album

WARBEAST (formerly TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE), the band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, GAMMACIDE guitarists Rick Perry and Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee and DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez, entered a New Orleans studio on April 10 to begin recording its debut album for a late 2009 release via Philip Anselmo's (DOWN, PANTERA) Housecore Records. ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist To Guest On New LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Album

Lynn Louise Lowrey (VIXEN), Eddie Ojeda (TWISTED SISTER), Ted Poley (DANGER DANGER, POLEY-RIVERA) and Vic Rivera (CRUNCH, POLEY-RIVERA) have been added to to the list of guest musicians appearing on Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's ninth studio album and fifth "all-star" project, "Light It Up" (formerly "The Cigar Chronicles"). These four join already announced guest ...

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IRON MONKEY: Early Albums To Be Re-Released With Bonus Tracks

Two long-out-of-print releases from cult U.K. aggro-doomsters IRON MONKEY will be reissued on May 25 via Earache Records, housed in one value-packed set, retailing for the price of a normal full-price CD. The band's 1997 self-titled debut effort, "Iron Monkey", introduced the world to how warped and twisted the blueprint that BLACK SABBATH put down ...

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'School Of Rock' Students to Perform Two Concerts Honoring AC/DC

Students at the Paul Green School of Rock Music - Coral Springs have become familiar favorites on the south Florida music scene. Since the school opened in January 2008 the students, ages 7-17, have played to standing-room-only crowds at legendary rock venues throughout the area performing tribute concerts and shows honoring a variety of classic ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: Quality Zwolle Footage Available

Video footage of CIRCLE II CIRCLE's May 1, 2009 concert at Hedon in Zwolle, Holland can be viewed bellow (clips uploaded by Erhan Düzey). The band was performing at the venue as part of a European tour with MANTICORA. You can read CIRCLE II CIRCLE's tour diary from the current European jaunt at

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DEADLOCK Schedules Japanese Dates

Germany's DEADLOCK has scheduled two Japanese shows in September. Commented the band: "We all are looking forward VERY much to meet [the Japanese fans] again in your beautiful country. And big thanks for supporting us and making our new album such a big success over there! See you soon!!!" The dates are as follows: Sep. ...

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SOLSTICE: Another New Song Posted Online

The reunited South Florida death/thrash metal band SOLSTICE has posted another new song, "Black", on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off SOLSTICE's recently completd new album, "To Dust", tentatively due later in the year. 11 songs were laid down during the sessions, including a cover of an old song by the ...

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SOLITUDE AETURNUS, WARBEAST To Perform At JOE'S GARAGE TRIBUTE WEEKEND

SOLITUDE AETURNUS and WARBEAST (formerly TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE) are among the confirmed bands for the Joe's Garage Tribute Weekend, set to take place May 22-24 at the Rockstar Sports Bar (7120 South Freeway) in Fort Worth, Texas. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SOLITUDE AETURNUS WARBEAST (formerly TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE) PUNCTURE PUMP'N ETHYL ...

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STRATOVARIUS Singer, Guitarist To Perform Acoustically On Finnish TV

STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto and new guitarist Matias Kupiainen will perform acoustically tonight (Sunday, May 3) on the "Musiikki-TV" show on Finland's TV2 channel at 22.35 Finnish time. Kotipelto played a short set for Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on April 20 at a presidential dinner held by Finnish President Tarja Halonen in honor of Medvedev's ...

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