June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SEROTONAL: 'Monumental' Artwork, Track Listing Available

SEROTONAL, the Liverpool, U.K.-based band featuring Darren White (ex-ANATHEMA, THE BLOOD DIVINE), has finalized the track listing and artwork for its debut album, "Monumental: Songs Of Misery And Hope", due later this year via Union Black Records Commented Union Black label owner Dan Griffiths: "SEROTONAL marks more than just the return of the most recognizable ...

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DESPISED ICON To Release 'Day Of Mourning' In September

Montreal extreme metallers DESPISED ICON have set "Day Of Mourning" as the title of their new album, due on September 22 via Century Media Records. The CD was produced by Yannick St-Amand, while the mixing duties were handled by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (HATEBREED, THE ACACIA STRAIN, WHITECHAPEL) in Massachusetts. The whole thing was mastered by ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Forced To Cancel European Dates

Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH have been forced to cancel a series of June dates in Europe due a combination of events; these involve both personal matters plus the necessity to finish mixing the tracks for second studio album, "War Is The Answer", due to be released worldwide in late August. Commented the ...

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Exclusive: SLAYER's New Album Title Revealed!

BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal that California thrashers SLAYER have set "World Painted Blood" as the title of their new album, tentatively due late summer via American Recordings/Columbia Records. The forthcoming CD is being produced by Greg Fidelman and will include the album's title track and "Psychopathy Red" (both of which are Jeff Hanneman-penned tunes), the ...

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3 INCHES OF BLOOD: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada's 3 INCHES OF BLOOD has set "Here Waits Thy Doom" as the title of the band's new album, due on September 8 via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded at Seattle's London Bridge Studios with renowned producer Jack Endino (HIGH ON FIRE). The group took a break from the studio ...

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DEVILDRIVER, EMMURE: 'Thrash And Burn Tour' Dates Announced

Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER will headline the second annual Thrash And Burn Tour, which is set to run from July 24 through August 30, 2009. Support on the trek will come from EMMURE, DESPISED ICON, MY CHILDREN MY BRIDE, VEIL OF MAYA, FOR THE FALLEN DREAMS, OCEANO, PERIPHERY and THY WILL BE DONE. Several stops ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: A Half-Assed Version Of ANDY SNEAP

Metal Insider recently conducted an interview with acclaimed Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metal Insider: You've produced such a wide variety of bands. Some, like BECOMING THE ARCHETYPE, seems like you'd be a dream ...

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LEGACY UPRISING: 'Tell Me' Video Available

"Tell Me", the new video from LEGACY UPRISING — the Las Vegas-based band featuring Kelly Conlon (ex-DEATH, MONSTROSITY) on bass, Curran Murphy (SHATTER MESSIAH, ex-ANNIHILATOR, NEVERMORE) on rhythm guitar, Robert Falzano (SHATTER MESSIAH, ex-ANNIHILATOR) on drums, Mike Duncan (POWND) on vocals and 14-year-old Joey Doherty on lead guitar — can be viewed below. The current ...

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