September 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

SONATA ARCTICA: Concert DVD Shoot In Milan Postponed

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have been forced to postpone their concert at the Alcatraz in Milan, Italy to Sunday, February 27, 2011 from the previously announced September 30, 2010. According to the band, the reason for the date change is the fact that SONATA ARCTICA guitarist Elias Viljanen broke his right hand "while doing ...

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DISTURBED's 'Asylum' To Top Next Week's U.S. Album Chart

"Asylum", the new album from Chicago heavy rockers DISTURBED, is likely to sell between 145,000 and 160,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at the top of next week's The Billboard 200 chart, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales ...

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SWANS To Headline Next Year's ROADBURN FESTIVAL

New York's legendary and recently resurrected SWANS have been confirmed as the headliners of next year's edition of the Roadburn Festival, set to take place April 14-16 at the 013 venue and Midi Theatre in Tilburg, Holland. There will also be an additional afterburner event on Sunday, April 17, 2011. Featuring original members Michael Gira ...

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ENGEL Signs With SEASON OF MIST

ENGEL — the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), vocalist Mangan Klavborn and drummer Jimmy Olausson (ex-MARIONETTE) — has inked a deal with Season Of Mist. The band's long-awaited second album, "Threnody", will be released in Europe on November 8. The CD was issued in ...

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JACKYL: 'She's Not A Drug' Video Released

"She's Not A Drug", the new video from Georgia-based rockers JACKYL, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "When Moonshine and Dynamite Collide", which sold 3,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 192 on The Billboard 200 chart. To celebrate ...

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WARRANT: New EPK Released

A new EPK (Electronic Press Kit) from Californian rockers WARRANT can be viewed below. WARRANT announced in September 2008 that it was splitting with Jani Lane six months after the band first reunited with the troubled vocalist. He has since been replaced by Robert Mason (LYNCH MOB, CRY OF LOVE, BIG COCK). WARRANT is currently ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: New Album Artwork Unveiled

American rock band ALTER BRIDGE has inked a deal with Roadrunner Records for all territories except North America. The group's third album, "AB III", will be released on October 8. The CD was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously worked with CHEVELLE and RATT. Commented songwriter/guitarist Mark Tremonti, "There is a real sense ...

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KUNVUK Completes Work On Debut Album

Sydney, Australia-based metallers KUNVUK have finished mixing and mastering their debut album, "Immute:Jackals", for a late September release via the band's own label, The Light of Damnation Records. The CD was recorded, engineered, mixed and produced by the band's lead guitarist/vocalist David Hart and mastered by Rick O'Neil (FAITH NO MORE, GRINSPOON, BOB DYLAN) at ...

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