June 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANTIMATTER Signs New Two- Album Deal With PROPHECY PRODUCTIONS

ANTIMATTER, the U.K. project whose recording/touring lineup has included current and former members of ANATHEMA, has signed a new two-album deal with Prophecy Productions. Work on the band's fifth LP, "Fear Of A Unique Identity" (formerly "Wide Awake In The Concrete Asylum") is largely completed; its release is tentatively scheduled for the second half year. ...

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PRIMATE: 'Pride' Lyric Video Released

The lyric video for the song "Pride" from Atlanta-based thundergrinders PRIMATE can be seen below. Having signed with Relapse Records last year, PRIMATE will formally unleash its debut LP via the label next month. PRIMATE features the distinctive vocal stylings of Kevin Sharp (BRUTAL TRUTH), ripping fret-board antics by Bill Kelliher (MASTODON) and Mike Brennan, ...

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ENCHANT Signs With INSIDEOUT MUSIC

ENCHANT, the long-running San Francisco Bay Area long progressive rock band, has inked a new longterm worldwide deal with its perennial label partner, InsideOut Music. The group is currently writing and demoing material for a new album, tentatively due in early 2013. Originally founded in 1989 and with seven studio albums under their belts, ENCHANT's ...

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VINTERSORG: New Album Details Revealed

VINTERSORG, the Swedish folk metal led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), will release its ninth album, "Orkan", on June 29 via Napalm Records. According to a press release, "Orkan" "combines the best of two worlds. Namely, [Hedlund's] folk-tinged roots and the progressive songwriting of his latest works. The eight tracks provide the listener ...

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CAVUS Begins Recording New Album

Finnish black metallers CAVUS have entered their own studio to begin recording their sophomore album for a fall release via Listenable Records. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to 2010's "Fester And Putrefy" include "The Art Of Blood Purging" and "Unholy Water". "The band just purchased some rats and locusts to roam their premises ...

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U.D.O.: 'Celebrator' To Receive Vinyl Release

"Celebrator", a collection of rare tracks from U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will be released on double vinyl on August 17 via High Roller Records. It is limited to 500 copies in three different colors: * 100 x white vinyl * 200 x yellow vinyl * 200 x ...

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