July 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

GURD Signs With NOISEART RECORDS

Swiss thrashers GURD have inked a booking and record deal with Rock The Nation and NoiseArt Records. The band's new album, "Never Fail", will be released on October 28. Commented the band: "With our new record, 'Never Fail', we do have a true masterpiece ready for take-off and we are happy that it's in good ...

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EX DEO: More New Album Details Revealed

EX DEO the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono will enter JFD studios in Dallas, Texas and Montreal, Canada in the fall with producer Jean-Franois Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) to begin recording its sophomore album, "Caligula", for an early 2012 release via Austria's Napalm Records. According to the ...

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MALEFICE: 'Awaken The Tides' Video Teaser

"Awaken The Tides", the new video from U.K. modern metallers MALEFICE, will make its online debut on Monday, July 4. In the meantime, you can see a preview of the clip below. "Awaken The Tides" is the title track of MALEFICE's third full-length album, "Awaken The Tides", which will be released in the U.K. on ...

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SYMPHONY X: More 'Iconoclast' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Iconoclast", the ninth studio album from North America's progressive metal masterminds SYMPHONY X, has registered the following first-week chart positions so far: Germany: #25 Switzerland: #29 Austria: #42 USA: #76 Japan: #76 Japan (overseas chart): #19 Canada: #105 U.K.: #167 "Iconoclast" sold more than 7,000 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Gets Illustrated

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian graces the cover of the August issue of Decibel magazine. For the magazine's first gatefold in five years, the editors enlisted the talents of "Henry & Glenn Forever" co-creator Tom Neely to (literally) illustrate the flourishing bond between extreme music and extreme underground comics. As the movement's best-known face and certainly ...

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KVELERTAK Receives Gold-Album Plaque From DAVE GROHL

Norwegian blackened punk metallers KVELERTAK were the support act for the FOO FIGHTERS in front of 22,000 people last Friday, June 24 at the Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway. After the show, Indie Recordings and Dave Grohl surprised KVELERTAK by presenting them with the Norwegian gold record for sales in excess of 15,000 copies of ...

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