August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

NAILED To Release New Album In November

UK death metallers NAILED have set a November 3 release date for their long-overdue second album, "Hatred, Failure & The Extinction of Mankind". The CD is the band's debut for Anticulture Records and sees worldwide distribution through Plastic Head. Commented the group: "We finished up recording and mixing this album back in July 2007, then ...

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LORDI: New Costumes Unveiled

Finnish hard rock monsters LORDI have released the first photo (see below) of their new costumes via their official web site. All the costumes were designed by the group's mainman Mr. Lordi (real name: Tomi Putaansuu) and his wife and required several months to complete. Mr. Lordi's costume alone weighs more than 24 kilograms (approximately ...

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DESTRUCTION: New Video Posted Online

"V.icious Circle - The 7 Seven Deadly Sins", the new video from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be viewed below. The track comes off the group's new album, "D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N.", which was released on August 22 via AFM Records. Gary Holt (EXODUS) and Jeff Waters (ANNIHILATOR) have recorded guest appearances on the effort, which was ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Video Interview With RIZZO, CHOW Available

Metal Storm conducted an interview with guitarist Marc Rizzo and bassist Johny Chow of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY at this year's Hellfest festival, which was held June 20-22, 2008 in Clisson, France. Watch the chat in two parts below. "Inflikted", the debut album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, sold 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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MIDDIAN Calls It Quits; YOB Reformation In The Works

AGE ETERNAL (formerly MIDDIAN), the band featuring former YOB leader Mike Scheidt, has issued the following update: "AGE ETERNAL (MIDDIAN) is fucking dead. "Our lawsuit [involving a Milwaukee-based band called MIDIAN over the use of the MIDDIAN name] is finally coming to a close. It has been a hard year, and we could not have ...

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