July 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE COMPANY BAND: EPK For 'Pros & Cons' EP Available

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for THE COMPANY BAND's upcoming "Pros & Cons" EP can be seen below. Since THE COMPANY BAND first got together in 2006, the group has solely existed through semi-annual corporate retreats. These meetings developed into an organization of odd fellows featuring vocalist Neil Fallon from CLUTCH, drummer Jess Margera from ...

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ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Announces 'Last' U.S. Tour

American black metal outfit ABIGAIL WILLIAMS has released the following statement: "After much consideration, we have decided to make these upcoming ABIGAIL WILLIAMS shows our last U.S. tour. This was a very hard decision to make but feels absolutely necessary at this point. "I've had the best times of my life with this band and ...

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THE UNGUIDED Announces New Touring Drummer

THE UNGUIDED — the new Swedish band featuring former SONIC SYNDICATE members Richard Sjunnesson (vocals), Roland Johansson (vocals) and Roger Sjunnesson guitar; (Richard's brother) — has issued the following update: "We are happy to announce that our friend Richard Schill (KING LEAF EXPERIENCE, MY COLLAPSE, ex-SHINING) from Halmstad will fill in on drums for THE ...

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FINNTROLL To Enter Studio In November

Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL will enter Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki at the end of November to record their sixth full length album. The as-yet-untitled CD will be released in early 2013 through Century Media. Commented FINNTROLL guitarist Mikael "Routa" Karlbom: "So far we have pretty much half of the material ready for the upcoming ...

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ANVIL Performs In Taiwan For First Time Ever; Video Available

Canadian metal legends ANVIL performed yesterday (Sunday, July 1) at the Celebration Canada event in Taiwan. The concert, which was held at the Legacy Club in Taipei, was part of a two-day festival to celebrate Canada's 145th birthday organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of Taiwan. It marked band's first-ever appearance in Taiwan. Commented ...

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KORPIKLAANI: 'Rauta' Video Released

"Rauta" (English-language title: "The Steel"), the brand new Markku Kirves-directed video from Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's eighth studio album, "Manala", which will be released on August 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund and can ...

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