May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

'Dimmu Borgir: Dark Fortress' Comic Coming Soon

Terminal Press and Nuclear Blast Records have teamed up for one of the most brutal comics of the year with "Dimmu Borgir: Dark Fortress". This is the first in a series of books influenced by the lyrical, artistic and musical concepts from Nuclear Blast's polarizing roster of bands translated into the comic medium by the ...

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TÝR: Icelandic TV Performance Available

Iceland's Thorsteinn Kolbeinsson has submitted the following item to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Last October I promoted a few shows with [Faroese Viking metallers] TÝR here in Iceland and as a part of their visit to Iceland they were offered to perform on the state TV station RUV. The show in question is the news magazine show 'Kastljos'. ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'Destroy And Dominate' Video Available

"Destroy And Dominate", the new video from Cleveland, Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in February in the band's hometown, with the group's longtime videographer Todd Bell at the helm. Commented guitarist Rob Arnold: "Todd is responsible for both of our documentaries, 'The Dehumanizing Process' and 'The Resurrection', as well ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST: 'Nuke The Cross' Video Released

"Nuke The Cross", the new video from TOXIC HOLOCAUST, can be viewed below. The second clip from the band's Relapse debut, "An Overdose Of Death…", was directed by Jamie Robilard in Oregon just prior to the group's current tour with NAPALM DEATH. TOXIC HOLOCAUST's Joel Grind commented: "[The 'Nuke the Cross'] video has some similar ...

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AKERCOCKE: Footage From UK DEATHFEST Available

Video footage of the British progressive blackened death metal band AKERCOCKE performing the song "Leviathan" live at UK Deathfest on May 3 at Leeds University Union in Leeds, U.K. can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). AKERCOCKE's music video for the song "Axiom" was directed by Erica Herbert of ...

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ACE FREHLEY Celebrates 58th Birthday In Boston; Video Available

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was presented with a birthday cake (he turned 58 on April 27) during his appearance at the second annual "Supergroup" benefit concert on Sunday, April 26 at Berklee Performance Center in Boston, Massachusetts (see video below). Joining him for the show were Alice Cooper, guitarist Ricky Byrd (ex-JOAN JETT AND ...

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SKELETONWITCH Interviewed On 'Uranium'; Clip Available

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse On Demand, sat down recently with Midwestern metal warriors SKELETONWITCH to talk about their last album, "Beyond The Permafrost", what they listen to on the road and more. The full interview is available all May long only on Fuse on Demand. Watch a clip of the episode below. ...

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BENEDICTION: Footage From UK DEATHFEST Posted Online

Video footage of long-running Birmingham, U.K.-based extreme metallers BENEDICTION performing the song "Unfound Mortality" live at UK Deathfest on May 3 at Leeds University Union in Leeds, U.K. can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). BENEDICTION's latest album, "Killing Music", was released in North America in September 2008 via ...

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THE ARRS: New 'Héros Assassin' Trailer Available

On May 4, French metalcore kings THE ARRS released their third album, entitled "Héros Assassin", via Season of Mist. On this new effort, THE ARRS "decided to set their imagination free, creating an album without boundaries and standing at the crossroad of genres," according to a press release. "Héros Assassin" ("murderous hero" in French) "evokes ...

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