June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

RATT To Enter Studio This Month

Reactivated California rockers RATT will enter the studio mid-June to begin recording their first new material since 1999's self-titled album. A late 2009 release via Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records is expected. Fan-filmed video footage of RATT performing the song "Nobody Rides For Free" on May 28, 2009 at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee can ...

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FIERCE ALLEGIANCE: 'No Way Out' Video Released

"No Way Out", the new video from the Washington, D.C. metal band FIERCE ALLEGIANCE, can be viewed below. Directed by Kenny Kelley (DARKEST HOUR, Vans Warped Tour, Adrenaline Crew), the clip combines performance footage and extreme motorcycle stunts by internationally renowned stunt team Adrenaline Crew. Motorcycle stunts "wheelies," "chainsaws," and "endos" are presented in a ...

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DESTRAGE Signs With CORONER RECORDS

Italian alternative melodeath metallers DESTRAGE have inked a deal with Coroner Records for the release of their debut album, entitled "Urban Being". According to a press release, the CD "features an incredible technical approach and some of the most versatile musicianship you will ever hear." "Urban Being" was produced by Ettore Rigotti (DISARMONIA MUNDI, SLOWMOTION ...

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DAGOR DAGORATH To Release 'Yetzer Ha'Ra' In The Summer

"Yetzer Ha'Ra", the debut album from the Israeli sympho black-death metal band DAGOR DAGORATH, will be released this summer via Holland's Ziekte-NL and Russia's More Hate Productions. The CD was recorded during 2008, mixed and mastered by Miko from Metal Sound Studios. The cover artwork (see below) and graphics were created by the famous Greek ...

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SWASHBUCKLE Added To PAGANFEST EUROPE Tour

New Jersey's thrashing pirates SWASHBUCKLE have been added to this year's Paganfest Europe tour alongside KORPIKLAANI, UNLEASHED, ALESTORM, DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER and EX DEO. The trek kicks off on September 11 in Munich, Germany and concludes on October 3 in Linz, Austria. "Cruise Ship Terror", the new video from SWASHBUCKLE, can be viewed below. The ...

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HELSTAR: European Tour Diary Launched

Texas metal legends HELSTAR have launched a European tour diary at this location (courtesy of Rockpages.gr). "Pain Will Be Thy Name", the new video from HELSTAR, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "The King of Hell", which received a North American release on January 13 via Locomotive ...

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VADER, MARDUK To Team Up For European Co-Headlining Tour

Poland's VADER and Sweden's MARDUK wll team up for a European co-headlining tour, dubbed "Funeral Nation Tour 2009", in September/October. Italian brutal death metal band FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE and one more act (soon to be announced) will also take part in the trek. "Funeral Nation Tour 2009" will cover most of European regions except for the ...

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ORPHANED LAND In The Studio With STEVEN WILSON

Israel's ORPHANED LAND is continuing work on its highly anticipated new album, "ORwarriOR", due later in the year via Century Media Records. Commented vocalist Kobi Farhi:"Drums, percussions, bass, all kinds of guitars, violins, piano and oriental instruments (Buzouki, Saz, Cumbus and more) have already been recorded and right now I am recording my vocals which ...

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