June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

NOISE WITHIN Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

NOISE WITHIN, the project featuring singer/guitarist Boris Bouma (EPIDEMIC), bassist John "Tumor" Fahnestock (SNOT, AMEN) and guitarist Aaron Slipp (PRONG, TAD), has parted ways with drummer Tommy Sickles (NOTHINGFACE, KNIVES OUT!) and is currently seeking a replacement. Commented the band: "Tommy Sickles has done a superb job playing on the first album, 'Prey for the ...

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DREAM THEATER's 'Black Clouds' Cracks Germany's Top 5

The new album from DREAM THEATER, entitled "Black Clouds & Silver Linings", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 3. According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, the CD is on track to sell around 40,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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THE HUMAN ABSTRACT: 'Counting Down The Days' Video Available

"Counting Down The Days", the new video from Los Angeles-based technical progressive metallers THE HUMAN ABSTRACT, can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) THe song comes off the band's sophomore full-length album, "Midheaven", which was released in August 2008 via Hopeless Records. The CD "follows a full ...

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CREED Guitarist Loves SLAYER, CELTIC FROST And MORBID ANGEL

CREED/ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti — who has a sticker of late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN axeman "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott on the bottom of his guitar — has told AOL Music that he's always been a fan of much more aggressive music than he is allowed to play with the reunited kings of modern rock radio. "Yeah I ...

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BURY YOUR DEAD: 'Hurting Not Helping' Video Available

"Hurting Not Helping", the new video from the Boston, Massachusetts-based hardcore/metal band BURY YOUR DEAD, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's latest album, "It's Nothing Personal", which sold around 3,250 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in ...

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ULTIMATUM To Release 'Lex Metalis' In July

Long-running Christian metallers ULTIMATUM will release their fifth full-length album, "Lex Metalis" (which roughly translates to "The Law of Metal") on July 21 via Retroactive Records (through Brutal Planet distribution). The CD will feature 13 songs paying tribute to some of the band's influences: 01. Ton Of Bricks (METAL CHURCH) 02. Locked In Chains (THE ...

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DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA: New Album Artwork Unveiled

The cover art for "Sing-Along Songs For the Damned and Delirious", the upcoming album from the Swedish avant-garde rock band DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA, can be viewed below. Due in Europe on September 21 via Ascendance Records, the CD's cover art was made by the acclaimed Swedish illustrator Peter Bergting, most notable for his work with ...

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